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Arkansas plans to deploy broadband statewide by 2022

Arkansas plans to deploy broadband statewide by 2022

StateScoop-May 16, 2019 Arkansas will provide broadband internet to virtually all of its towns by 2022, according to a new state plan released on Wednesday by Gov. Asa Hutchinson. The state’s 79-page plan dictates the creation of a state broadband office that, among...
Fort Smith Fire Department calls up in 2018

Fort Smith Fire Department calls up in 2018

4.11.19 – Times Record- “ Fires, medical calls and the estimated cost of property involved in various situations are all on the rise. The Fort Smith Fire Department, however, is working to minimize loss and keep residents safe. Fire Chief Phil Christensen told...
Door-to-door salespeople spring into action

Door-to-door salespeople spring into action

4.7.19 – Hot Springs Sentinel- LITTLE ROCK Spring is in full swing, but the warmer temperatures often bring scammers who try to sell products door to door. The attorney general’s office regularly receives complaints each year about door-to-door salespeople...
Bill to steepen robocall penalty passes Arkansas Senate

Bill to steepen robocall penalty passes Arkansas Senate

Arkansas Democrat Gazette Robocallers and spammers who “spoof” — display a familiar-looking number to trick phone owners into answering — would be charged with a felony under a bill that unanimously passed in the Senate on Monday. Senate Bill...
Arkansas House: Legislature cuts state’s top tax rate

Arkansas House: Legislature cuts state’s top tax rate

2.17.19 – Magnoliareporter- Weekly column written for members of the Arkansas House of Representatives: More than 140 bills have been signed into law during this session. There are hundreds of bills still to be heard in committee and we expect many more to be...