In a relaxed atmosphere before a business-friendly crowd at the State Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., shared his views Thursday afternoon on a wide-range of topics from the Iranian nuclear deal to free-trade with Cuba.
Arkansas’ private option has reduced the state’s uninsured ranks, reduced uncompensated care, and strengthened the overall insurance marketplace serving other insurance recipients, a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation says.
Depending on who you talk to, new Sebastian County property assessments are either “way out of whack” or are good reflections of property value changes in the past five years with a few “outliers” that will eventually be corrected.
An Arkansas law moving up the deadline for independent candidates to present their petition signatures is constitutional because the state has a compelling interest in the earlier date, a district judge ruled Tuesday.
It soon became apparent Tuesday (Aug. 25) that at least four members of the Fort Smith Board of Directors are not happy with a pitch by city Human Resources Director Richard Jones to stick with the city’s self-insured health care plan and not look at plans used by other cities.
The Arkansas Good Roads Foundation, a group that advocates for transportation investment and spending, is recommending an increase in the state’s motor fuel taxes of 10 cents per gallon to raise $125.7 million for state highway needs,
Former U.S. Prosecuting Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas Conner Eldridge, who resigned from his post on Friday (Aug. 21), issued a statement Monday to address speculation on his potential political future.
A relaxation of off-street parking requirements in commercial zones is hoped to spur new development or redevelopment in older Fayetteville commercial areas. The proposal will be considered by the Fayetteville City Council on Sept.
The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce on Saturday (Aug. 22) confirmed its support for Ordinance 5781, a controversial civil rights proposal similar to one city voters rejected in a Dec. 9, 2014 election.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson laid out a seven-point plan Wednesday (Aug. 19) that would continue Arkansas’ participation in Medicaid expansion through the private option while requiring recipients to participate in employer-sponsored plans and pay premiums.
The backlog of cases verifying the incomes of Medicaid and private option recipients has been eliminated, and the Department of Human Services again will begin sending out notices to private option recipients deemed ineligible because of changes in income or because they did not respond to a requ