Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed the funding bill for the state’s Private Option program securing spending authority for the state’s innovative and controversial Medicaid expansion program for another fiscal year.
Rep. Charlie Collins, R-Fayetteville, says despite party line differences over his controversial guns on college campuses legislation, he hopes to address enough concerns to win a swing vote to get the bill out of committee later in the session.
A bill that would repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, sent a clear message to the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue, members of the state’s congressional delegation said Tuesday.
Retail behemoth Wal-Mart Stores may not admit it but retail experts don’t doubt there is already a team in Bentonville mulling the opportunities that may await just 90 miles off the south Florida coast.
Less than 18 months after the Fort Smith Board of Directors granted the City Administrator broader authority to hire and fire department heads and other key personnel, City Director and Vice Mayor Kevin Settle is acting to repeal that authority.
The petition drive seeking to change the form of Fort Smith city government is set to begin Friday (Jan. 30), with around 35 group supporters gathering Thursday night at the Fort Smith Public Library to hear the “nuts and bolts of how to organize” the petition effort.
Budget projections, Whirlpool, the 2015 Personnel Project, and a resolution approving ArcBest Corporation for the Tax Back Program were among the highlights of the Sebastian County Quorum Court’s inaugural meeting for 2015 on Tuesday (Jan. 27).
Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s tax cut proposal faces opposition in the House from some Republicans opposed to the repeal of a capital gains tax cut and some Democrats who want to see the full budget first. A compromise is being considered.