LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ governor says he hopes to begin lifting some of the state’s restrictions imposed because the coronavirus outbreak on May 4. Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the plan as state health officials said the number of coronavirus cases at a state prison jumped from 46 inmates to 129. Hutchinson on Thursday set the May 4 date for lifting some limits if Arkansas meets the first phase of guidelines laid out Thursday by the White House for states to reopen their economies. The governor has said one of his priorities for easing restrictions is allowing elective surgeries at hospitals.
Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson announced Monday all schools will stay closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year. Hutchinson said that alternative methods will be used to ensure that learning continues, despite all campuses […]
By ANDREW DeMILLO LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Bars in Arkansas are being allowed to reopen over the next week with new coronavirus safety measures as the state’s three casinos resume operations. Gov. Asa Hutchinson […]
By ANDREW DeMILLO LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A basketball arena has been converted into a temporary Arkansas House chamber due to coronavirus concerns as lawmakers meet to address a budget shortfall because of the […]