Tagged: Jim Hendren

Amendment Wish List (Editorial)

Amendment Wish List (Editorial)

Opinion

In a few days, many of us will gather with friends and family to give thanks. Last week, two Arkansas legislators — one a Republican, one a Democrat — provided us with a couple of reasons to thank them for good service. read more >

'A Whole New Ballgame' (Editorial)

'A Whole New Ballgame' (Editorial)

OpinionHealth Care

President-elect Trump said during his campaign that repealing and replacing the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act would be a top priority of his administration. Now he and his fellow Republicans have their chance. read more >

Panel's Vote Avoids Looming Medicaid Fight (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

Panel's Vote Avoids Looming Medicaid Fight (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

Health Care

A task force formed to study the future of Arkansas' hybrid Medicaid expansion gave Gov. Asa Hutchinson the bargaining chip he wanted as he starts negotiating changes to a program covering more than 200,000 people. But it also avoided giving a definitive answer about the expansion's future. read more >

Arkansas Panel Nearing Decision on Medicaid Expansion

Arkansas Panel Nearing Decision on Medicaid Expansion

Health Care

A legislative task force began finalizing its recommendations on the future of Arkansas' hybrid Medicaid expansion on Tuesday, as a top lawmaker urged colleagues to avoid fights over details about changes to a program that's providing coverage to more than 200,000 people. read more >