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Clarke Tucker Outraises French Hill in Quarter, But Trails in Cash on Hand

Clarke Tucker Outraises French Hill in Quarter, But Trails in Cash on Hand
Democrat Clarke Tucker, a state representative from Little Rock, is challenging Rep. French Hill, the GOP incumbent in Arkansas' 2nd District.

A Democrat running for a congressional seat in central Arkansas has outraised the Republican incumbent he's trying to unseat over the past three months, but is trailing the GOP lawmaker in cash on hand.
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Study Cites Economic Benefits of Spending More on Roads

The Arkansas Good Roads Foundation and the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce release a study that showed the projected economic impact of increased spending on state roads and highways.
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Arkansas Drops 4,100 More From Medicaid Over Work Rule

Arkansas has nearly doubled the number of people removed from its expanded Medicaid program over a new work requirement that's the subject of a federal lawsuit.
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