NEW YORK, NY (NBC News) - Republican presidential contender and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says that he will not participate in the August Iowa Straw Poll, an early test of 2016 support in the first caucus state.
LITTLE ROCK (News Release) – Governor Asa Hutchinson has made the official call to legislators for a special session of the 90th General Assembly that will convene Tuesday, May 26, 2015.
AROUND ARKANSAS --- Eureka Springs passed anti-discrimination Ordinance 2223 on Tuesday night. With SB202, the anti-anti-discrimination bill that seeks to prevent cities and counties from protecting the civil rights of gay people, going into effect in July, many wonder where anti-discrimination ordinances stand now.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- U.S. Senator Tom Cotton talks about the latest political news with KARK 4 Today anchors. He shared his opinion on National Security, DHS Funding, the National budget and his recent comment on prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The senate health committee advanced both versions of a bill to ban abortion via telemedicine.
LITTLE ROCK -- A republican representative says the state should not include hair braiding under its cosmetology laws and introduced a bill to defend that. He says it's hurting small businesses. It's being called the Natural Hair Braiding Protection Act, but some cosmetologists say it's not protecting anyone.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- All three lawmakers had strong criticism for the proposal.
Arkansas' newest Senator speaks about his first vote, the Keystone XL pipeline, imposing new sanctions on Iran, and the threat posed by the terror group ISIS.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Senator Tom Cotton joining the debate over the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.
LITTLE ROCK -- Two weeks into his administration, Gov. Asa Hutchinson has laid out how he plans to pay for middle-class tax cuts and not cut key areas including education and prisons.
ARKANSAS --- The 90th assembly starts back this week with a busy schedule. We check in with Speaker of the House, Jeremy Gillam, for a look at the week ahead.
LITTLE ROCK -- He talked about the future of health care and the state's private option plan.
LITTLE ROCK -- On Thursday, Governor Asa Hutchinson addressed a packed house at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science. He talked about the future of health care and - more specifically - the state’s private option plan.
KNWA/FOX 24 -- The #SOTU hashtag was trending before and during President Obama's address to the country. Take a look at what folks are saying:
ARKANSAS -- An Arkansas House bill would allow staff members of colleges and universities to carry concealed weapons on campus without allowing schools to choose to "opt out" of the law.
LITTLE ROCK -- On Tuesday, Asa Hutchinson was sworn in as the Governor of Arkansas.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- House members of the 90th General Assembly are sworn into office Monday.
KNWA Today via CNN -- Former Arkansas governor, Mike Huckabee has announced that he is ending his program on Fox News and leaving the network.
Update (12/17/14) -- The jail will still close December 31st as scheduled, but it will still be able to hold detainees for up to 24 hours before being transported to other facilities.
NATIONAL NEWS-- Tom Cotton defends interrogation tactics on Capitol View.
City Councilman Matthew Petty, who proposed original ordinance, referring 119 to Ordinance Review Committee for amendments, possible public vote. City Attorney offers plan of his own.
"A New Day Arkansas," two day celebration to take place in early January.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - It's a little more than a month before lawmakers start the next legislative session.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR--The fight to uphold civil rights Ordinance 119 came to an end Tuesday night after a majority of Fayetteville residents voted to repeal the ordinance.
FAYETTEVILLE -- With the repeal of Ordinance 119 passing in the Dec. 9 special election, University of Arkansas law professor Danielle Weatherby discusses what this means and what's next as far as civil rights protection in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE -- In September, petitioners turned in more than 5,000 signatures, pushing the controversial ordinance to a public vote after it was passed by city council vote.
WASHINGTON -- Senate republican leader Mitch McConnell welcomed the new GOP senators-elect to the capitol.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Nearly half of Arkansas's registered voters made their voices heard in Tuesday's election.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Governor-elect Asa Hutchinson said Thursday to not expect any announcement regarding his position on the private option going forward until at least early next year.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Voters Tuesday approved a new law to increase the minimum wage.
BENTONVILLE, AR (Benton County)--The future of funding for Emergency Management Services to rural areas of Benton County has been unknown for several years. But after Tuesday, voters in the county made it clear, that they're willing to help with the funding battle.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -- The campaigns will continue until November 25 for a handful of candidates in Washington and Benton Counties.
MADISON COUNTY -- Voters in Madison County, rejected a 1-cent sales tax to pay for jail improvements Tuesday.
KNWA/NBC -- Why do Democratic candidates seem to have such a hard time in midterm elections? Simply put, their voters are more likely to stay home when the presidency isn’t on the line.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -- After a huge night for the Republican party, a chairman of Arkansas Young Republicans stopped by our KNWA/FOX 24 studios Wednesday morning.
LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas voters have approved four of the five issues on Tuesday's ballot.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- Early results show Tim Griffin will fill the Lieutenant Governor seat come January.
If you went to bed early, or missed any of last night's election excitement, we've got a round up of 5 of the most memorable moments.
LITTLE ROCK -- Cotton gives victory speech following a short concession speech by Sen. Mark Pryor.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Leslie Rutledge (R) is projected to defeat State Rep. Nate Steel (D) in the race for Arkansas Attorney General.
LITTLE ROCK -- According to the ballot initiative, counties would not have been allowed to go dry if passed, but counties would have been allowed to regulate sales.
LITTLE ROCK -- Griffin, of Little Rock, is currently serving his second term as representative of Arkansas’s Second Congressional District.
LITTLE ROCK -- The group "Give Arkansas A Raise Now" was behind the initiative that will raise the minimum wage in Arkansas by $2.25 over the next three years.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - KNWA and FOX 24 is projecting U.S. Rep. Steve Womack has won re-election to a second term in the race for 3rd District Congress.
LITTLE ROCK -- Multiple national news outlets including NBC, FOX and CNN are projecting Asa Hutchinson as Governor and Tom Cotton for US Senate.
LITTLE ROCK -- The U.S. Senate seat race between Tom Cotton and Mark Pryor has been closely watched across Arkansas and the country.
LITTLE ROCK -- Republican candidate for Asa Hutchinson will be in Little Rock for his watch party at the downtown Embassy Suites Hotel after the polls close.
(KNWA/NBC) -- Here in Arkansas it's easy to predict the biggest stories out of Election Night: who will be governor, the Cotton/Pryor race and party control of the United States Senate. But there are plenty of other interesting tidbits to fill the time till the winners are named.
Tuesday is election day and we've got you covered on where to go to vote across NWA for the 2014 midterm election.