Exxon faces stiff penalty for Arkansas spill

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. faces nearly $2.7 million in fines for a violations tied to a March oil spill from its Pegasus pipeline in Arkansas, federal regulators said.

Pryor: Ban on Asian carp could backfire

WASHINGTON, March 23 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., says a law banning the transport of live Asian carp across state lines is unfair to fish farmers.

Arkansas Dem chief killed

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The chairman of the Arkansas Democratic Party died Wednesday after being shot while in his office, authorities said.

LM to build THAAD, TFCC in Camden, Ark.

CAMDEN, Ark., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin said Wednesday it would build the THAAD launcher and TFCC unit in Camden, Ark.

Democrat: Keep Iraq withdrawal date secret

WASHINGTON, March 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., is proposing legislating a withdrawal date for U.S. troops from Iraq but keeping it secret. The senate is working on a $122 billion war funding bill, and so far has set a withdrawal date of March 31, 2008, as the time to begi

Pryor looks for better government planning

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., said as Hurricane Wilma moved toward the United States the lessons form Hurricane Katrina must be learned quickly.

Sen. Pryor proposes combat tax relief

WASHINGTON, June 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., wants to give Americans serving in combat the chance to get tax credits almost everyone else is entitled to.
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