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.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration reports more than seven tons of medical marijuana has been sold in the state in just more than a year since sales began. […]
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette) — A federal judge has ruled that panhandlers in Arkansas are allowed to ask for money without being arrested, upending the state’s 2017 anti-loitering law that opponents say unfairly targets […]
By PAUL J. WEBER AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has surpassed 10,000 confirmed coronavirus deaths as the lingering toll of a massive summer outbreak continues. Health experts worry that recent encouraging trends in Texas could […]