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
Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday (Aug. 13) that he expects to receive a request to set execution dates for one or more death row inmates from Attorney General Leslie Rutledge “within the coming week or so.”
The Fort Smith Board of Directors met in a special meeting on Tuesday (Aug. 11) to determine the future of its 2005B Series Bonds with regard to underwriting allocations between Stephens, Inc., and Raymond James.
More than 1,300 Arkansas high school students have signed up to take a computer coding class this upcoming school year through the state’s online Virtual Arkansas, with an unknown number taking the course under classroom teachers at their local districts, Gov.
Conner Eldridge said Tuesday (Aug 11) that he is stepping down as U.S. Prosecuting Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas effective Aug. 21. It has been widely rumored that he is preparing to run in 2016 as a Democrat for U.S. Senate against U.S. Sen.
As Arkansas’ Department of Workforce Services Director, Daryl Bassett leads one of the state’s largest agencies with an annual budget of $1.7 billion – a significant portion coming from federal workforce programs.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined with West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey and 15 other states to ask the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for an immediate stay of its Clean Power Plan pending the outcome of an impending legal challenge to the rule.
A new collaborative program tagged A-Chance is aimed at helping children in violent and crime-ridden homes succeed in their school setting and in life. Conner Eldridge, U.S. Prosecuting Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, joined law enforcement and school officers on Wednesday (Aug.
The Department of Human Services will pause for the next two weeks in sending out notices of termination for the private option, and more staff members will be devoted to what Gov. Asa Hutchinson called an “information overload” during a press conference on Tuesday.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency on Monday released its final rules on President Obama’s far-reaching and controversial “Clean Power Plan,” putting the nation on track to cut carbon pollution from the power sector 32% below 2005 levels by 2030.