Tagged: jay dickey

Former Arkansas US Rep. Jay Dickey Dies at 77

by Associated Press 4/21/2017 11:12 am

Former U.S. Rep. Jay Dickey has died at the age of 77. Dickey was the first Republican to be elected to his Pine Bluff-area district since Reconstruction.

Thoughts, Prayers — And Research (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Last week, the American Medical Association called gun violence “a public health crisis” and declared it would lobby Congress to repeal legislation prohibiting the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention from researching the issue.

Mike & Asa, Reloaded (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 10/8/2014 3:03 pm

Mike Ross and Asa Hutchinson have been locked in a competitive battle for governor. Personality, particularly the reinvention of Hutchinson, has been an influential factor in the race and may, more than any issue, affect its outcome.

Jay Dickey on Obama's Order to Encourage Research on Gun Violence

by Lance Turner 1/17/2013 4:26 pm

Former U.S. Rep. Jay Dickey, R-Ark., responds to President Obama's order Wednesday to ease research restrictions pushed through Congress in the 1990s by the gun lobby.

Will Obama's Order Lead to Surge in Gun Research?

by Associated Press 1/17/2013 4:23 pm

Nearly as many Americans die from guns as from car crashes each year. We know plenty about the second problem and far less about the first. A scarcity of research on how to prevent gun violence has left policymakers shooting in the dark as they craft gun control measures without much evidence of what works.

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