Olympic silver medalist honored at shooting clinic

Olympic silver medalist honored at shooting clinic

JACKSONVILLE — The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo may be over, but Arkansas’s own Kayle Browning is still making an impact in her home state. The Greenbrier native who took a silver medal in international trapshooting was honored at a special ceremony today at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex and…

Weekly Column from the Arkansas House of Representatives 8-27-21

Weekly Column from the Arkansas House of Representatives 8-27-21

This week, the Arkansas Legislative Council Higher Education Subcommittee reviewed details of a new program designed to benefit Arkansans who have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Reimagine Arkansas Workforce Project provides funding for qualifying individuals to complete online training at no cost in order to meet workforce needs across the state. The…

Bradley County first Arkansas county to report over 50 percent of eligible population vaccinated

Bradley County first Arkansas county to report over 50 percent of eligible population vaccinated

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Bradley County became the first county in Arkansas to report over 50 percent of the eligible population fully vaccinated. 50.1 percent of eligible citizens in Bradley County are now fully vaccinated according to the Arkansas Department of Health COVID-19 statistical website. The site reports that 12.6 percent of Bradley County’s population…

Montrose Environmental Group announces relocation of principal executive offices to North Little Rock, adds 90 jobs

Montrose Environmental Group announces relocation of principal executive offices to North Little Rock, adds 90 jobs

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 10, 2021) – Montrose Environmental Group Inc. (“Montrose”) (NYSE: MEG) announced the relocation of its principal executive office from Irvine, Calif., to North Little Rock, which is expected to create 90 new, high-paying jobs over time. “Montrose Environmental will be a great addition to the Arkansas business community,” said Secretary of…

Governor Asa Hutchinson announces intent to grant executive clemency

Governor Asa Hutchinson announces intent to grant executive clemency

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant 9 pardons. An additional 55 clemency requests were denied and zero had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates. The applicants intended for pardons have completed all jail time, fulfilled all parole and probationary requirements and paid…

Governor calls extraordinary session to request legislative action on COVID and unemployment

Governor calls extraordinary session to request legislative action on COVID and unemployment

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has called members of the 93rd General Assembly into Extraordinary Session to begin at 10 a.m. on August 4 to create an exception to Act 1002 that will give public school boards flexibility to protect those school children who are 11 and younger and not eligible for a vaccine.…