Anti-abortion activists celebrate Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court ended a woman's right to abortion.

Hundreds of new Arkansas laws set to take effect Aug. 1

BY: - July 31, 2023

Arkansas lawmakers passed 890 laws during this year’s legislative sessions, and most take effect on Tuesday. In Arkansas, new laws take effect 91 days after the end of a legislative session (This year’s session ended May 1). A handful of those are already in effect because they contained emergency clauses, meaning they become law immediately […]

Arkansas stripped parole eligibility from 390 inmates last year; the state is fixing it… slowly

BY: - July 17, 2023

Arkansas prison officials inched closer last week to restoring parole eligibility for some of the nearly 400 home burglars whose chances for early release were revoked last year thanks to a bureaucratic mistake. In an advisory opinion handed down last week, Attorney General Tim Griffin clarified several questions for Correction Secretary Joe Profiri about a […]

Republican Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders marked 100 days in office on April 19, 2023, with a speech in front of the Arkansas Governor's Mansion and an audience of lawmakers, state officials, political leaders and her father and mother, former Gov. Mike Huckabee and First Lady Janet Huckabee. (Photo by Sonny Albarado/Arkansas Advocate)

Arkansas governor touts major accomplishments of first 100 days

BY: - April 19, 2023

With her parents and many Arkansas legislative leaders watching Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders reminded her audience that she “came here to shake things up.” With a spring breeze fluttering the flags behind her, Sanders spoke from a lectern set up outside the front doors of the Governor’s Mansion to mark her first 100 […]