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Federal Tipoffs Involving Arkansas Newsletter for Sunday December 01, 2019 ( 5 items )  

Corps of Engineers Lifts Small Craft Advisory
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, Nov. 25 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the following news release: The Army Corps of Engineers has lifted the small craft advisory for the Arkansas River. Advisories are issued when flows reach 70,000 cubic feet per second. Even though flows have receded below that threshold, Corps officials urge boaters to always use caution when on the river. Before setting out in a pleasure craft, dress for the weather, check flow conditions and file a float plan with fri  more

Corps of Engineers Schedules Boundary Line Maintenance on Greers Ferry Lake
HEBER SPRINGS, Arkansas, Nov. 25 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the following news release: The Army Corps of Engineers, Greers Ferry Lake Project Office advises landowners adjacent to public lands on Greers Ferry Lake that contract maintenance crews will be conducting boundary line maintenance along a 92-mile section of government boundary. The work will start in the vicinity of Choctaw Bay in Van Buren County, head North to Choctaw Park Recreation area, then east through the Fair  more

ROCKI 20-01 Readies Warriors
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Arkansas, Nov. 23 -- The U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command issued the following news: The landing gear comes down as the nearly 113-foot C-130J Super Hercules prepares to bring the last of the Airmen home from their simulated deployment where tents, sleeping bags and Meals Ready to Eat were the way of life. These Airmen proved themselves to be Ready Warriors. The 19th Airlift Wing full spectrum readiness exercise, ROCKI 20-01, came to a successful close Sunday at   more

USAble Life Sued by EEOC For Retaliation
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, Nov. 27 -- The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued the following news release: * * * - Insurance Company Fired Employee Over Her Discrimination Complaint, Federal Agency Charges * * * USAble Life, an insurance company located in Little Rock, Ark., violated federal law when it fired an employee for complaining about discrimination related to her pregnancy and her disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed to  more

White House Announces Divisional Realignment for the Eastern District of Arkansas Act Signed Into Law
WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 -- The White House issued the following news release: On Tuesday, November 26, 2019, the President signed into law: H.R. 1123, the "Divisional Realignment for the Eastern District of Arkansas Act of 2019 Act," which consolidates the five existing divisions in the Eastern Judicial District of Arkansas into three divisions.  more