Arkansas

Out-of-State Interests Pushing Minimum Wage Hikes

Labor groups have spent hundreds of thousands on state initiatives

Out-of-state interests from the labor community are the main drivers behind several state ballot initiatives to pass steep minimum wage hikes, according to a new analysis.

Arkansas Push to Replace White Supremacist Statue Meets Dem Opposition

Democrat Clarke Tucker says attempt to remove statue of his racist relative is 'petty politics'

There is a push by Republicans in the Arkansas legislature to replace the statues that have represented the state in the U.S. Capitol for the past century. But one of the statues they want removed happens to be related to Arkansas Democrat Clarke Tucker, leading him to charge Republicans pushing for its removal with "petty politics."