Tagged: Rusty Cranford

Ecclesia Fallout Includes Taxpayer Lawsuit

Ecclesia Fallout Includes Taxpayer Lawsuit

LegalCover Story

Three years after its president resigned on his way to federal prison after participating in a state grant kickback scheme, Ecclesia College continues to deal with the repercussions. read more >

Arkansas Soap Opera (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Arkansas Soap Opera (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalEditor's Note

I’ve accepted another invitation to speak to the Arkansas chapter of the Certified Fraud Examiners. I thought I’d have to scramble for material, but the hearing into former state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson’s motion to suppress evidence in his federal criminal case feels like manna from heaven. read more >

A Surrender of Oversight (Editorial)

A Surrender of Oversight (Editorial)

OpinionHealth CareLegal

The story about the mental health services provider that ripped off both taxpayers and the mentally ill reveals what happens when bureaucrats and lawmakers surrender their oversight duties to highly conflicted parties. read more >

Who's the Boss (Editorial)

Who's the Boss (Editorial)

OpinionLegal

Everyone knows the reason for a lobbyist's existence: to persuade lawmakers to do what the lobbyist wants him to do. But when lobbyists actually pay lawmakers — well, that’s influence of a whole other magnitude. read more >

Quapaw House Completes Acquisition of PFH Clinics

Quapaw House Completes Acquisition of PFH Clinics

Health Care

Quapaw House Inc. of Hot Springs finalizes plans to acquire the Arkansas assets of Preferred Family Healthcare of Springfield, Missouri, the scandal-plagued behavioral health provider that was cut off from state Medicaid payments earlier this year. read more >