The Department of Finance and Administration on Tuesday said the state’s net available revenue collections in July totaled $665.9 million, which was $203.1 million higher than the same month last year and $52.7 million above forecast.
The 44-count indictment returned Tuesday in Fayetteville, Arkansas, accuses Simon S. Ang of failing to disclose close ties to the Chinese government and Chinese companies when he obtained federal grants.
A recently released FBI document indicates that a commercial airline pilot who became a major drug smuggler for the Medellín Cartel used the Mena airport for his smuggling operation in the early 1980s.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Dr. Nate Smith, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Health, updated the public Thursday on the state’s response to the coronavirus, including the latest cases of COVID-19 and deaths.
Saying large gatherings pose a risk for COVID-19 transmission, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention linked Arkansas’s outbreak to a church gathering that left dozens of people sick and four others dead.