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Arkansas' Highways to Nowhere

Arkansas' Highways to Nowhere

Transportation

Arkansas needs hundreds of millions more dollars to adequately maintain current roads and bridges and keep up with future needs. The last new money the state dug up for Arkansas highways was $50 million the governor scraped together in 2016 from existing sources. read more >

Asa Hutchinson, Lawmakers Hope for Highway Funding Fix

Asa Hutchinson, Lawmakers Hope for Highway Funding Fix

Transportation

Arkansas' Republican governor and legislative leaders say they're hopeful they can find a highway funding solution that's been elusive in recent years. But the two main ideas — raising taxes or tapping into existing tax revenue — still face significant hurdles. read more >

Arkansas Legislators Adjourn But Will Be Back Today

Arkansas Legislators Adjourn But Will Be Back Today

Health Care

The Arkansas Legislature ended its 2018 session Monday but will return to the state Capitol on Tuesday to address concerns over pharmacy benefit managers and to tweak laws that could pinch off some federal highway funding. read more >

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