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How Nonprofits Help Millions Tackle Their Medical Debt

As nonprofits have expanded their efforts, they're taking a dual approach — paying off debt and pushing for legislative change to prevent or alleviate that debt, such as by expanding Medicaid eligibility. read more >
Rich Huddleston
Education / Health Care / Nonprofits

Arkansas Climbs 8 Spots in National Child Economic Well-Being Rankings

For the first time in six years, the number of Arkansas children living in poverty decreased, according to data released Tuesday in the annual Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count Data Book. read more >
Government & Politics

Asa Hutchinson Says Advocacy Group to Pay $25,000 for DHS Review

A national advocacy group has pledged $25,000 to pay for an independent review of Arkansas' human services agency following revelations that a lawmaker gave his adopted daughter to a man who later sexually abused her, Gov. Asa Hutchinson's office said Wednesday. read more >
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Well-Being Report Ranks Arkansas at 41 in Child Poverty

The poverty rate among children in Arkansas rose to 29 percent in 2012, up from 25 percent in 2005, according to the “Kids Count Data Book,” an annual report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. read more >