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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 Lawmakers Approve Insurance Exchange Funds

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/20/2013 4:38 pm

Arkansas lawmakers on Friday narrowly approved a $10.6 million grant to continue operating the insurance marketplace under the federal health overhaul, despite objections from some legislators over the law's rocky start.

Despite Wins, GOP Has Own Rifts to Heal (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/18/2012 9:01 am

Taking over the state House for the first time in 138 years was the easy part for Arkansas Republicans. The bigger challenge may be healing the rifts within their ranks, some of which were revealed with the election of Davy Carter as incoming House speaker.

Arkansas House Elects Davy Carter As Speaker, 52-45

by Chuck Bartels 11/15/2012 5:22 pm

The Arkansas House of Representatives has elected Republican Rep. Davy Carter of Cabot as speaker-elect of the 89th General Assembly. Carter faced Rep. Terry Rice of Waldron in a vote after removing Democratic Rep. Darrin Williams of Little Rock as speaker-elect.

Arkansas House Considering Options for Speaker's Race Tie

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/12/2012 2:39 pm

After a campaign season that focused on which party would win Arkansas' House, Democrats and Republicans in that chamber now face a new question: What happens if neither side is in control?

Consensus Hard in New Arkansas Statehouse (AP Analysis)

by Andrew Demillo, The Associated Press 11/11/2012 3:19 pm

Heading into last week's election, Democrats and Republicans in Arkansas said they didn't believe voters wanted the state Legislature to mimic a gridlocked Congress. What voters offered instead was something possibly far worse.

Arkansas House to Vote Next Week on 2013 Speaker

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/9/2012 11:19 am

Arkansas House members are preparing for a new vote on next year's speaker after Republicans won control of the Legislature for the first time since Reconstruction.