Supporters of automated solid waste collection met at Sweet Bay by Creekmore Park on Monday (July 2) to sign the petition for a November ballot initiative that would move Fort Smith to citywide automated refuse collection.
Gov. Mike Beebe’s week-long trade mission to France should result in expansions of existing French firms doing business in Arkansas and could result in research collaborations for food safety and agricultural productivity.
Following Thursday’s (June 28) ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court that upheld President Barack Obama’s health-care plan, Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe said his job is to implement a system that best works for Arkansas.
The hospital industry in Arkansas approves of the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding most of President Barack Obama’s health-care plan, but the national trade associations representing retailers — including Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
BLOOMBERG — The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the core of President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul, giving him an election-year triumph and preserving a law that would expand insurance to millions of people and transform an industry that makes up 18 percent of the nation’s economy.
Sebastian County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Shue said an Arkansas Supreme Court ruling creates a philosophical and practical problem within the state’s criminal justice system — a problem he believes should be addressed immediately by the Arkansas Legislature.
Fort Smith Director Philip Merry is ready to look at rate increases for the non-automated solid waste collection areas of Fort Smith. His open door to a rate increase comes after a June 5 meeting when Merry assured Fort Smith residents there would be no increase.
BLOOMBERG — Republicans have pledged to “repeal and replace” President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul. If the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down the law, they may struggle to deliver on the second part of their vow.