Race to Watch: Clarke Tucker Moves AR-02 to ‘Lean-Republican’ Category in Latest Cook Political Report

LITTLE ROCK — In a move demonstrating the competitiveness of the race for Arkansas’s 2nd Congressional District, Cook Political Reporting has moved AR-02 from ‘Likely Republican’ to ‘Lean Republican’ territory due to Democratic Candidate Clarke Tucker’s dominant performance thus far. The announcement came Wednesday morning and cited Tucker’s experience in public service, powerful personal story,…
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Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act could change Arkansas gun law

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — A potential federal law could change the way states handle concealed carry licenses. The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act would apply gun laws from the most permissive states to the most-strict states. Arkansas State Representative Clarke Tucker tried making it illegal for people convicted of a misdemeanor of domestic violence to…
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Arkansas governor extols opening of first mental-crisis unit

FORT SMITH — Arkansas’ first crisis stabilization unit opened Wednesday with officials from across the state praising it for serving the needs of the mentally ill in western Arkansas and pointing to it as a template other states can follow. The center is the first of four crisis stabilization units that have been authorized as…
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