COVID and the open line

373 new cases and positive test rate in double digits.

More complaints about Republican gerrymander of new legislative districts

More complaints about excessive partisanship and racial discrimination in Republican plans to redraw legislative districts.

Hutchinson says Republican leader should have condemned Boebert's anti-Muslim remarks; dodges vaccination failure in Arkansas; blames inflation on Biden

He calls for more civility in discourse.

'The dismal history of big infrastructure'

Major infrastructure projects have been plagued by delays and cost overruns, the New York Times says. Duh, say victims of the big concrete ditch through Little Rock.

COVID and the open line

500 new cases on a Saturday.

Leadership failure in the time of COVID. There Rutledge goes again

Rutledge encourages vaccine resistance. Pro-life, it isn't.

Woo pig! An early open line

The Hogs are playing, the line is open and COVID claims a life in a state still divided over vaccinations.

COVID today: Get a shot

303 new cases today but no additional deaths.

New analysis: A detailed takedown of proposed legislative redistricting as partisan and racially discriminatory

It's the most detailed examination yet of the Republican-proposed redistricting and the criticism is sweeping.

Huckabees lose Florida lawsuit over beach closure as pandemic precaution

Huckabee claim for damage dismissed by federal judge.

The daily COVID report

An early release from the governor.

The Thanksgiving open line

The line is open.

UPDATE: Legislative reapportionment: The numbers don't lie. Republicans on the other hand ...

The legislative redistricting plan has been misrepresented by Republicans as more favorable to minorities. The ACLU brings the facts.

The Thanksgiving eve news roundup and open line

The news roundup and my annual advice -- don't stint on the marshmallows.

COVID today: 694 new cases and 16 more deaths

16 more deaths along with a rise in the number of seriously ill.

New analysis: Governor's revised income tax cut plan more costly and more skewed toward the rich. General benefits slight.

The rich will get richer. The poor will be trickled upon. The general benefits are slight and damage to services likely.

Meeting set Monday on legislative redistricting UPDATE II

Are any changes likely in the proposed maps? Seems unlikely at least in terms of responding to Democratic complaints..

Little Rock Zoo announces hatching of another penguin

12th chick hatched in Zoo's penguin preservation effort.

COVID's rise and court action all over in today's news roundup

Court news and more in the roundup.

Governor notes rise in COVID cases, urges holiday caution and debunks the 'natural immunity' excuse to bypass vaccination

Governor issues a cautionary note pre-Thanksgiving.