Tagged: mark lowery

Trust, But Verify (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/5/2018 12:00 am

UAMS, ostensibly accountable to the public, is selling its doctors’ services, and the taxpayers who employ those doctors aren’t allowed to know how much the buyer is paying.

Committee Raises Questions of Collusion Between UAMS, Baptist

by Mark Friedman 1/25/2018 6:06 pm

The Arkansas General Assembly's Joint Performance Review Committee will continuing looking into a contract under which the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences provides physician services to Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.

Legislators to Quiz UAMS Over Baptist Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Members of the Legislature’s Joint Performance Review Committee have questions about the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ contract for emergency room and orthopedic services at Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.

House Panel Approves Plan to Reinstate Arkansas Voter ID

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/26/2017 7:04 am

A House panel sought Wednesday to reinstate Arkansas' voter ID law, and expanded Republican majorities in the Legislature could help it survive yet another court challenge like the one that struck down a nearly identical plan more than two years ago.

Appearances Matter (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 10/19/2015 12:00 am

A trip costing several thousand dollars is a drop in the UA’s multibillion-dollar bucket, but it’s a poke in the eye to the thousands of Arkansans struggling to pay for an education in desperate hope of entering the vanishing middle class.

Lawmakers to Hear More in Abshure, Stephens Conflict

by Gwen Moritz 1/13/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas Securities Commissioner Heath Abshure took heat from legislators for more than an hour last week, but threatening weather forced the Joint Performance Review Committee to recess before any other witnesses could be heard.