Some residents in Arkansas struggling to make their mortgage payments may be able to receive help from the United States Department of Agriculture thanks to the expansion of a mortgage refinance program announced Thursday (Jan. 31).
The finality of the decision to replace the A-10 fighters of the Fort Smith-based 188th Fighter Wing with a vague remotely piloted aerial vehicle recon mission is best encapsulated from a statement within a memo from 188th commander Col. Mark Anderson.
Officials with three large hospital operations in Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas don’t dispute a report on 2013 “significant impacts” on doctors and patients that includes erosion of “physician autonomy” as an issue.
Supporters of the Dream Act, which would provide a legal framework toward citizenship for undocumented students, were in Fort Smith on Monday (Jan. 28) to speak to members of the League of Women Voters.
The number of Arkansans with a concealed-carry weapon permit rose more than 85% between 2007 and 2012, adding more than 60,000 citizens to the list of those who could potentially carry firearms in churches or on a college campus.
Gun rights and government healthcare were the highlights of a legislative forum held Saturday morning (Jan. 26) in Bentonville, with Sen. Cecile Bledsoe, R-Rogers, discussing her concerns with a proposed expansion of Medicaid in Arkansas.
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel told supporters today that he will drop out of the 2014 race for Governor. Within minutes of McDaniel’s rumored exit, former Lt. Gov. Bill Halter said he’ll seek the Democratic nomination.
U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, R-Rogers, announce on Thursday (Jan. 24) the nomination of 15 students from the Third District for appointments to the United States Service Academies. Some students receiving nominations to more than one service academy.
Budgets and pipelines were the focus of Arkansas’ Congressional delegation on Wednesday (Jan. 23), with U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., joining the growing chorus of Republicans who seek to block congressional pay until a federal budget is passed.