(WASHINGTON) — Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas said he regrets signing an April law banning mask mandates and is seeking to reverse it as coronavirus infections soar among unvaccinated youth, making him an outlier among some Republican governors who have doubled down on... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 614,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and over 4.2 million people have died worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for... Read More.
COVID-19 live updates: Arkansas sees highest hospitalization increase since start of pandemic (NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 613,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and over 4.2 million people have... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- A federal judge in central Arkansas on Wednesday issued a temporary injunction to a constitutional challenge to the state's first-of-its-kind ban on gender-affirming health care for transgender youth -- meaning the ban will not take effect next week, a victory... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- A federal courthouse in central Arkansas on Wednesday will be the site of a consequential moment for the LGBTQ+ community in the state -- and for health care precedent across the country -- as a federal judge is slated to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Sunday that he and his administration are "working hard" to overcome vaccine hesitancy as cases of the delta variant surge across his state. "We're working very hard to go to that population (ages 30-54) ... and overcoming the... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- As COVID-19 vaccination rollouts continue and the U.S. returns to a semblance of normality, Arkansas officials are warning of a third surge following a spike in cases. Arkansas, which never issued an official stay-at-home order during the pandemic, reported 686 new... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Arkansas's million-dollar stick and carrot has failed to pick up its lagging COVID-19 numbers, according to recent health data. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson took a page from other states, such as Ohio and New York, and introduced a vaccine incentive program... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A physicist launched his Democratic campaign for governor of Arkansas last week with a video that has gone viral. Jones' campaign announcement video has been retweeted over 10,000 times and has over 30,000 likes on Twitter as of Friday morning. Dr. Chris Jones, who... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a staunch, longtime conservative, said Wednesday that amid the GOP-led culture wars, Republicans had "veered" from their principle of limited government and that the GOP doesn't need to "engage in every cultural battle." This week, the governor... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- The Arkansas state legislature voted Tuesday to override a veto by Gov. Asa Hutchinson on a bill that would ban gender-affirming treatments for transgender youths in the state. The House voted 71-24, and the Senate 25-8, to override the governor's veto... Read More.
BY: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson vetoed a bill Monday that would have banned gender-confirming treatments for transgender youths in the state. During a news conference with reporters, the Republican governor said the intentions behind the state legislature's "Save... Read More.