Legislative Roundup: Session's First Week Is Light; Medicaid Looms by Mark Carter Posted 1/21/2013 12:00 am Gov. Mike Beebe and the state's first Republican-controlled Legislature since the 1870s presided over a period of mostly settling in as the 89th General Assembly convened last week. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.