September 19, 2017

State News

State poverty rate shrinks

LITTLE ROCK -- A survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau says the percentage of Arkansas residents living below the poverty line is shrinking.

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Medical marijuana draws large number of applicants

LITTLE ROCK -- Would-be growers and distributors of Arkansas' initial medical marijuana crop flooded a state office building Monday, turning in thousands of pages of paperwork and handing over thousands of dollars in application fees.

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Arkansas attorney general backs decision

LITTLE ROCK -- Arkansas' attorney general praised President Donald Trump's decision Tuesday to remove protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children, and the state's governor urged Congress to act quickly on a legislative fix and broader immigration reform.

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