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Here come the petitions: Voting, casinos, anti-casinos

There's a surge of interest in petition drives to put constitutional amendments on the November ballot thinks to a federal court ruling last week.

A day-long demonstration ends in tear gas in Little Rock and questions emerge about some of the players

A demonstration turned ugly.

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Demonstration blocks I-630, heads back to Capitol: Update

Marchers block freeway near the Capitol.

COVID-19 cases jump by another 236; also a news roundup

Another huge increase in COVID-19 cases in Arkansas. Ready for Business yet?

Attn. Asa: Poll says more Arkansans support than oppose voting by mail

New polling says the country is good with voting by mail, even if politicians like Donald Trump and Asa Hutchinson are not.

Police rule homicide in death on King Drive

Police say a woman found dead Friday in a home on King Drive was a homicide.
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UPDATE: Little Rock takes to the streets for George Floyd

Little Rock joins the cities with demonstrations against the police killing in Minneapolis.

Last night's national unrest: Cue the Buffalo Springfield

Something's happening in all these protests. What it is ain't exactly clear.

Judge strikes down Bart Hester's billboard tax cut legislation

A 2015 law to give billboards a big property tax break has been struck down by a Pulaski circuit judge.

The silence of the Republicans II: Today, global health

Another question for the spineless six of the Arkansas congressional delegation. Donald Trump v. global health.
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Police identify man shot by officer in Rose City

More info in a police shooting in North Little Rock.

The Workers? Who Cares About Workers Edition?

On this week's podcast, Max Brantley and Lindsey Millar talk about a rise in COVID-19 cases in Arkansas, the push from Republicans and business groups for tort reform, President Trump's mendacity and racism and the silence of Republicans and new talk of a so-called "exit plan" for the Little Rock School District to escape state control.

LR, Fayetteville police chiefs comment on Minneapolis case

Local police weigh in on a Minneapolis police killing.

Judge finalizes order on petition gathering

A federal judge has finalized his order easing rules on gathering signatures for ballot initiatives.
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Today's news begins in Minneapolis

The fires in Minneapolis top coronavirus today, though the later news isn't so good either.

Coronavirus today: Another big jump in cases and deaths

Coronavirus today: More cases, more deaths.

We once had a real president ... and maybe again

His name was Barack Obama. I miss him.

Governor urged to provide help for renters

Another plea has been issued for the governor to impose a moratorium on evictions. If history is a guide, it will fall on deaf ears.

Park Plaza among debt woes of national shopping center owner

The owner of Park Plaza is preparing for foreclosure proceedings.

Another view of the Little Rock police chief controversy

An outsider looks at the controversy over the Little Rock Police Chief. He sees an old guard fighting back against a reformer.
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