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Hewlett-Packard to lay off 500 in Arkansas

Hewlett-Packard Co. announced Monday it will lay off 500 workers from a customer support center in Conway, dealing the state a second blow in as many weeks from once-promising employers whose Arkansas business models didn't work as expected. Full story

Arkansas state treasurer resigns in face of federal charges

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (Reuters) - Arkansas' state treasurer resigned on Tuesday, a day after federal authorities charged her with extortion stemming from accusations that she gave a broker state bond business in exchange for repeated cash payments. Full story

Arkansas governor vetoes voter ID bill

LITTLE ROCK, Ark (Reuters) - Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe, a Democrat, on Monday vetoed a bill that would have required voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, the governor's office said. Full story

Arkansas state Senate sends voter ID bill to governor

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (Reuters) - The Arkansas state Senate approved a measure on Tuesday to require voters to show photo identification before they can cast a ballot, sending it to Democratic Governor Mike Beebe who has not said whether he would sign it into law. Full story

In Arkansas, challenges expected for nation's strictest abortion law

LITTLE ROCK, Ark (Reuters) - Abortion rights groups say they plan to challenge a new Arkansas law adopted on Wednesday that will prohibit most abortions after about 12 weeks of pregnancy and is the most restrictive abortion law in the United States. Full story

Arkansas Senate votes to override veto of bill limiting abortion

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled Arkansas Senate voted on Tuesday to override a veto by the state's Democratic governor of a bill that would ban most abortions in the state after 12 weeks of pregnancy, the most severe restriction in the nation. Full story

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Arkansas governor Mike Beebe looks on during a Martin Luther King Jr. service in this January 15, 2013 Governor's office handout photo
Arkansas governor Mike Beebe looks on during a Martin Luther King Jr. service in this January 15, 2013 Governor's office handout photo

Arkansas governor Mike Beebe looks on during a Martin Luther King Jr. service in Little Rock, Arkansas in this January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Arkansas Governor's Office/Handout

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Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe is interviewed in a hallway at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Monday, March 4, 2013, after vetoing legislation that would have banned abortions 12 weeks into a pregnancy.