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Primary Voters Mixed on Arkansas Private Option

by Jill Bleed, The Associated Press 5/21/2014 7:26 am

Arkansas voters gave mixed signals Tuesday about the state's compromise Medicaid expansion plan, ousting one "private option" backer from his legislative office, nominating another for re-election and sending a third to a runoff.

Arkansas Senate Panel Rejects Joyce Elliott's Immigrant Tuition Bill

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/10/2013 11:15 am

A proposal aimed at allowing Arkansas colleges and universities to extend in-state tuition rates to some immigrants who came to the country illegally has failed before a state Senate committee.

Legislative Roundup: Guns Become Automatic Issue With General Assembly

by Mark Carter 2/25/2013 12:00 am

The 89th General Assembly has yet to finish writing its chapter in the big book of Arkansas state legislatures. But if Chapter 89 were printed this week, then surely “guns” would be in the title. Legislation devoted to guns dominated the action again last week.

Legislative Agenda: Focus Remains on Guns, Abortion

by Mark Carter 2/18/2013 12:00 am

Guns and abortions were featured items on the legislative agenda again last week at the 89th General Assembly, but Arkansas lawmakers ventured into other areas as well.

Arkansas Senate Approves Bill Making Gun List Secret

by Associated Press 2/6/2013 2:05 pm

Arkansas senators have approved legislation that would make secret the names of about 130,000 people in the state who are permitted to carry concealed handguns.

Senate Panel Approves Bill to Make Gun List Secret; Beebe, Media Oppose

by Associated Press 2/5/2013 1:50 pm

A Senate committee has advanced a bill to make secret the list of Arkansans permitted to carry concealed handguns.

Arkansas Senate Committee Considers Bill to Make Gun List Secret

by Associated Press 2/5/2013 7:54 am

A Senate committee is considering whether to make secret the list of Arkansans permitted to carry concealed handguns.