(WASHINGTON) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Sunday that he and his administration are "working hard" to overcome vaccine hesitancy as cases of the delta variant surge across his state. "We're working very hard to go to that population (ages 30-54) ... and overcoming the... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- As COVID-19 vaccination rollouts continue and the U.S. returns to a semblance of normality, Arkansas officials are warning of a third surge following a spike in cases. Arkansas, which never issued an official stay-at-home order during the pandemic, reported 686 new... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Arkansas's million-dollar stick and carrot has failed to pick up its lagging COVID-19 numbers, according to recent health data. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson took a page from other states, such as Ohio and New York, and introduced a vaccine incentive program... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A physicist launched his Democratic campaign for governor of Arkansas last week with a video that has gone viral. Jones' campaign announcement video has been retweeted over 10,000 times and has over 30,000 likes on Twitter as of Friday morning. Dr. Chris Jones, who... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a staunch, longtime conservative, said Wednesday that amid the GOP-led culture wars, Republicans had "veered" from their principle of limited government and that the GOP doesn't need to "engage in every cultural battle." This week, the governor... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- The Arkansas state legislature voted Tuesday to override a veto by Gov. Asa Hutchinson on a bill that would ban gender-affirming treatments for transgender youths in the state. The House voted 71-24, and the Senate 25-8, to override the governor's veto... Read More.
BY: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson vetoed a bill Monday that would have banned gender-confirming treatments for transgender youths in the state. During a news conference with reporters, the Republican governor said the intentions behind the state legislature's "Save... Read More.
By Meredith Deliso, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Dozens of bills that LGBTQ advocates say would impact transgender rights are being considered in states across the country this year. Arkansas is among several to pass such measures so far, with two... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Arkansas' latest move to restrict abortion access for its residents will likely head to court as proponents and opponents of a new law debate over the future of reproductive rights in the state.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(PINE BLUFF, Ark.) -- A 15-year-old boy has been shot at his school in Arkansas, allegedly by a fellow student, police said. The shooting at Watson Chapel Junior High School in Pine Bluff took place around 10... Read More.