Tagged: Jason Rapert

Farmers Insurance Now Offers Rideshare Coverage

Farmers Insurance Now Offers Rideshare Coverage

VenturesTransportation

Farmers Insurance recently announced that it has begun offering Arkansas drivers rideshare insurance coverage in response to the state’s new ride-sharing law, Act 1267, which was signed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson in early April. read more >

Jason Rapert: Arkansas Needs a New Look at Levees

Jason Rapert: Arkansas Needs a New Look at Levees

Changes to Arkansas' levee system after recent flooding in the state should be on the agenda if the Legislature is called back into session to take up the future of its health insurance marketplace, a key lawmaker said Wednesday. read more >

Arkansas Senate OKs Ten Commandments Monument

Arkansas Senate OKs Ten Commandments Monument

Legal

The Arkansas Senate voted Wednesday to allow a Ten Commandments display to be built near the Capitol, a move the lawmaker has called a nod to history but critics have said would amount to the state endorsing religion. read more >

EPA Proposals Threaten Arkansas (Jason Rapert Commentary)

EPA Proposals Threaten Arkansas (Jason Rapert Commentary)

Opinion

Arkansas is fortunate to have among the lowest electricity prices in the nation. Unfortunately, the Environmental Protection Agency’s newest proposed carbon rule poses a grave threat to our ability to produce electricity affordably and reliably, and that spells bad news for homeowners and business owners across the state. read more >

State Senate A Lock for GOP, but House Up in Air

Voters can begin casting early ballots Monday in Arkansas' midterm election and while the top-of-the-ticket U.S. Senate and governor's races have dominated the airwaves, a handful of legislative races could determine whether more than 200,000 people keep their health insurance under the state's Medicaid expansion. read more >

Arkansas GOP Eyes Planned Parenthood Money Next

Arkansas GOP Eyes Planned Parenthood Money Next

Health CareLegal

Not content with enacting the most restrictive abortion laws in the country, Arkansas Republicans plan to press the legislative advantage their party hasn't enjoyed since Reconstruction by making it even harder for women to get abortions in the state. read more >