The Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission on Tuesday endorsed a proposal to extend the contract of its private legal counsel another three years.
Polling part of study on adding lanes
A consultant retained by Arkansas highway officials to assess the feasibility of making all or parts of Interstate 40 between North Little Rock and West Memphis a tollway to pay to widen the highway is surveying motorists on why they use the route and their willingness to pay a toll.
In the criminal complaint filed Monday against state Treasurer Martha Shoffner, a confidential informant told federal investigators that one of two cash campaign contributions “he or she” made to Shoffner’s 2010 re-election campaign was $4,700 to be used to cover the cost of a campaign watch party.
Airport thinks it’s an eyesore; owners hope to fly it again
Depending on whom you ask, the aging cargo plane parked on the ramp at the North Little Rock Municipal Airport for more than a half-dozen years is either a dangerous eyesore or a flying legend.
Over past year, treasurer under bond-deals scrutiny
Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner was being held in the Pulaski County jail late Saturday after being arrested earlier in the day by the FBI.
New software cited in lack of ‘clarity’
The state’s largest airport continues to struggle to modernize its financial system.
The private law firm that has been working for the state’s largest airport since 2007 will remain under contract for up to an additional six years if the airport staff has its way.
The trickle of Pulaski County sheriff ’s deputies leaving for more lucrative jobs at other law enforcement agencies threatens to become a flood if the county doesn’t boost their pay, the county’s top lawman said Tuesday.
Law limits liability for owners who open airstrips to pilots
The limited liability protection Arkansas landowners enjoy against someone who hunts or fishes on their property now includes people who might land on their property in an airplane.
Closures loomed in Texarkana, Fayetteville on FAA cuts
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Friday that all 149 privately operated air traffic control towers at small airports in the United States, including two in Arkansas, will remain open until Sept. 30, the end of the federal fiscal year.