At least 50 minors were found scrubbing and sanitizing dangerous equipment on overnight shifts at five different meatpacking plants in three states.
Arkansas Gov.-elect Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday announced her first cabinet appointment, tapping a current Arkansas State Police troop commander to be her public safety chief.
The nation’s first trial on a ban on gender-confirming care for children ended Thursday, as Arkansas wrapped up its case defending the prohibition with testimony from an endocrinologist opposed to such treatments for minors.
A psychiatrist called to the stand said he was concerned about the impact the law could have on some transgender youth who would see their treatments cut off.
Arkansas medical marijuana regulators will revoke a Fort Smith growing company’s cultivation license, the state’s chief marijuana enforcement officer decided Monday.
A federal appeals court said Wednesday it won’t reconsider its ruling temporarily blocking Arkansas from enforcing its ban on gender-affirming care for children.
Walmart has agreed to pay $3.1 billion to settle lawsuits nationwide over the impact of the prescriptions its pharmacies filled for powerful prescription opioid painkillers.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday recommended that lawmakers increase public school funding by $550 million over the next two years to raise teacher pay.
A total of 80 people have been indicted and 45 were arrested on weapons and drug trafficking charges.
It was one of two states, including North Dakota, where marijuana’s recreational use failed. A similar measure in South Dakota appears to have also failed.
Republicans kept control of Arkansas’ four congressional seats Tuesday after a mostly quiet runup to Election Day in those races in the solidly red state.
Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was elected Arkansas governor on Tuesday, becoming the first woman to lead the state and the highest profile Trump administration official in elected office.
Voters in five states are deciding on Election Day whether to approve recreational marijuana, a move that could signal a major shift toward legalization in even the most conservative parts of the country.
The biggest question on the ballot is whether a solidly red state could go even further Republican but also legalize recreational marijuana.
A Louisiana man who was reported missing while hiking in the Ozark Mountains has been found alive after a four-day search, officials said.