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Arkansas House Gives Final OK to Keeping Medicaid Expansion

by Associated Press 3/8/2018 7:02 am

Arkansas lawmakers voted Wednesday to keep the state's Medicaid expansion another year after federal officials said the state can require people on the program to work or volunteer to keep their coverage.

Options Slim After Defeat of Arkansas Highway Plan (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/20/2017 7:05 am

The defeat of an effort to put a highway initiative on the Arkansas ballot next year leaves highway advocates few options for finding new ways to close a growing funding gap.

Pro-Trump Arkansas Resists Anti-Sanctuary Bill (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/13/2017 6:50 am

A legislative panel's rejection of an effort to cut off funding to so-called sanctuary campuses shows resistance by lawmakers to fully embrace the president's immigration rhetoric, even in a solidly red state.