Tag: Arkansas state government

Sarah Sanders raises $4.2M for Arkansas governor bid

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders' campaign on Thursday said she has raised another $4.2 million for her bid...

Hutchinson takes over governors group as virus resurges

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a Republican whose state is struggling with a resurgence in coronavirus cases and lagging vaccinations, called...

Arkansas governor ponders future in GOP turned Trumpian

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Leading a state that went heavily for Donald Trump in the 2020 election and that has enacted some of the...

ACLU asks judge to block Arkansas trans youth treatment ban

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday asked a federal judge to prevent Arkansas from enforcing its ban on gender...

Transportation secretary to visit closed interstate bridge

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will visit the Interstate 40 bridge connecting Tennessee and Arkansas that's been indefinitely closed after a...

Kayaker’s photos show crack in closed I-40 bridge in 2016

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Photos taken by a Mississippi River kayaker about five years before a crack was found in the Interstate 40 bridge linking...

With I-40 bridge closed, backup route gets inspection

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An inspection of the Interstate 55 bridge connecting Tennessee and Arkansas began Tuesday, a week after the span became the states'...

Tennessee gov signs transgender ‘bathroom bill’ for schools

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has signed legislation that puts public schools and their districts at risk of losing civil lawsuits if...

Inspector who failed to catch interstate bridge crack fired

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An inspector who failed to discover a crack in the Interstate 40 bridge linking Arkansas and Tennessee that prompted the...

Mississippi River bridge at Memphis closed to fix crack

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An interstate bridge crossing the Mississippi River at Memphis, Tennessee, remained closed Wednesday after inspectors found a crack in the span...