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Backup Medicaid Plan Requires Leap of Faith (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/18/2016 7:00 am

With a backup plan to save Arkansas' Medicaid expansion by defunding it, Gov. Asa Hutchinson will need a leap of faith from political foes on both sides of the aisle to prevent thousands of poor people losing their health coverage.

Leslie Rutledge: Unclear Whether JPs Must Officiate Gay Weddings

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/6/2015 6:55 am

It's unclear whether courts would require a justice of the peace to officiate over a same-sex wedding, even though clerks are required to issue licenses to gay couples, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Wednesday.

FFA Officer Victoria Maloch Sets Precedent While Following Traditional Path

by Rick Fahr 6/1/2015 12:00 am

Magnolia native Victoria Maloch has been chosen to serve on the Future Farmers of America national leadership team. She is the first female from Arkansas to serve as a national FFA officer.

Arkansas Senate OKs Setting Up Commission for Title Insurers

by Associated Press 3/18/2015 6:55 am

The Arkansas Senate is backing a proposal to set up a new commission that would supervise the title insurance business.

Cursive Writing Bill Awaits Governor's Signature

by Associated Press 2/19/2015 1:27 pm

All that's needed to return cursive writing classes to Arkansas classrooms is a signature by Gov. Asa Hutchinson - and if he signs it, it will probably be in cursive.

Arkansas Panel Backs Retaining Property Tax Money

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/18/2013 8:29 am

A proposal to allow Arkansas to retain excess property tax revenue from a handful of school districts won the backing of a Senate committee Thursday, but faced opposition from the top Republican in the House and superintendents from the districts.

Competing Bills Filed Over Arkansas School Money

by Associated Press 10/17/2013 2:10 pm

Competing proposals have been filed in the state Legislature over the state's efforts to reclaim excess property tax revenues from a handful of Arkansas school districts.

Legislative Roundup: House Committee Votes Down Increase to Minimum Wage

by Mark Carter 3/11/2013 12:00 am

Abortion and voter ID bills remained on the legislative front burner as well while lawmakers positioned themselves for the coming debate over Medicaid expansion.

Arkansas Senate Overrides Veto on Abortion Bill

by Associated Press 2/28/2013 9:18 am

The Arkansas Senate has overridden Gov. Mike Beebe's veto of legislation banning most abortions starting in the 20th week of pregnancy.

Election Day: Events Scheduled for The Day After

by Lance Turner 11/5/2012 2:04 pm

Wednesday will be a day of victory, defeat and spin -- assuming we know the election results.