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Transgender Laws Draw a Hot Spotlight

Transgender Laws Draw a Hot Spotlight

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New restrictions on trangender minors have left the state a target of scorn and boycotts, and LGBTQ activists were calling the new legislation itself a hate crime. read more >

State Leaders: We're Being Proactive About Coronavirus

State Leaders: We're Being Proactive About Coronavirus

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State legislators and others said at a Monday afternoon news conference that they are being proactive about responding to the global coronavirus outbreak, especially when it comes to the population's most vulnerable to dying from it: the elderly. read more >

Conway Hospital Rivalry Goes Before Lawmakers

Conway Hospital Rivalry Goes Before Lawmakers

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State lawmakers are scheduled to resume their inquiry into the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ contract to provide emergency room and orthopedic services at Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway. read more >

Arkansas Senate OKs Amendment Asking Voters to Limit Damages

Arkansas Senate OKs Amendment Asking Voters to Limit Damages

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A plan to ask Arkansas voters to limit damages awarded in lawsuits and give the Legislature control over court rules was approved by the state Senate on Thursday, despite criticism from opponents who call the move an attempt by lawmakers to take over the judicial system. read more >

Arkansas Legislators Eye More Abortion Restrictions

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Nearly two years after approving a pair of the most restrictive abortion bans in the country, Republicans in Arkansas' Legislature are weighing additional measures to make it more difficult for women to get the procedure. read more >

Primary Voters Mixed on Arkansas Private Option

Primary Voters Mixed on Arkansas Private Option

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Arkansas voters gave mixed signals Tuesday about the state's compromise Medicaid expansion plan, ousting one "private option" backer from his legislative office, nominating another for re-election and sending a third to a runoff. read more >