Arkansas gets $4.5 million to help ease access to unemployment benefits

BY: - July 14, 2023

Arkansas will get more than $4.5 million in federal pandemic relief funds to help identify and address barriers workers face in accessing state unemployment insurance benefits, the U.S. Labor Department announced Thursday. Arkansas is getting the biggest share of $9.5 million in equity grants going to three states — $4,562,000. Louisiana will get $2,661,616 and Vermont […]

Missouri man arrested for crashing truck, making threats near White House

BY: - May 23, 2023

Federal police arrested a Missouri man on Monday night after he crashed a vehicle into security barriers in Lafayette Park, across the street from the White House. Sai Varshith Kandula, 19, of Chesterfield, has been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, threatening to kill, kidnap or inflict harm […]

Attorneys general from 23 GOP-led states back suit seeking to block abortion pill

BY: - February 10, 2023

WASHINGTON — Attorneys general representing nearly two dozen Republican states are backing a lawsuit that would remove the abortion pill  throughout the United States after more than two decades, eliminating the option even in states where abortion access remains legal.   The state of Missouri filed its own brief in the case Friday while Mississippi Attorney […]