Tagged: arkansas department of career education

Lawmaker Jane English Helps Spur Workforce Training Reform

by Jan Cottingham 4/7/2014 12:00 am

State Sen. Jane English has no use for the private option, the Medicaid expansion providing health insurance to the poor. But the Republican lawmaker from North Little Rock saw an opportunity and took it, and what began as an old-fashioned political horse trade — you get my vote, I get something for my constituents — appears likely to evolve into a governor-backed legislative package that next year will seek to transform workforce training in Arkansas.

Randy Laverty to Lead Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

by Associated Press 1/17/2013 8:32 am

Former state Sen. Randy Laverty has been named the commissioner of Arkansas Rehabilitation Services. Laverty served in the House of Representatives from 1995 to 2001 and in the Senate from 2003 until this year.