Tagged: jackie mcpherson

Three Candidates Debate for East Arkansas House Seat

by Associated Press 10/17/2014 3:44 pm

The Democrat challenging Republican Rep. Rick Crawford said Friday that the congressman should not have voted against a bill that would have directed billions of dollars to help improve veterans care and cut down on long wait times, saying the money addressed shortcomings at Veterans Administration hospitals.

Mark Pryor: Not Ready to Call for Eric Shinseki Resignation

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/29/2014 3:25 pm

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor said Thursday he's outraged over treatment delays within the Veterans Affairs health care system, but said he's not ready yet to call for the VA secretary's resignation over the problems.

Heber Springs Mayor Jackie McPherson Enters Arkansas US House Race

by Associated Press 2/20/2014 10:50 am

Heber Springs Mayor Jackie McPherson said Thursday he will run against Rick Crawford for the 1st Congressional District seat in eastern Arkansas. McPherson is a Democrat.

Heber Springs Mayor: Saint Jean Industries to Lay Off 300

by Associated Press 10/28/2013 7:42 am

The mayor of Heber Springs says up to 300 of the 340 employees at a local plant may be laid off at the first of the year.