LITTLE ROCK — More than 48,000 Arkansans have lost or are on the verge of losing coverage under the private option or traditional Medicaid — the vast majority of them because they did not respond quickly to a mailed notice, a development some officials have called surprising and troubling.
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WASHINGTON — The Senate voted last week for a six-year extension of federal programs for highways, mass transit and infrastructure while acknowledging it needs to come up with more money to pay for the entire bill.
LITTLE ROCK — The National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils said Friday it will establish fitness centers at three Arkansas elementary schools.
LITTLE ROCK — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday it has awarded $243,007 to the Arkansas Department of Health to administer and enforce the state’s lead-based paint program.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson issued an executive order Thursday making the state Department of Finance and Administration the host agency for the state Governor’s Developmental Disabilities Council after federal officials classified the council as “high risk.”
LITTLE ROCK — Metova Inc., a creator of mobile phone applications, said Thursday it will add 100 jobs in downtown Conway.
LITTLE ROCK — The governor’s task force on the Common Core State Standards recommended Thursday that Arkansas keep Common Core for now but said Gov. Asa Hutchinson should order a comprehensive review of the standards with the goal of revising and replacing them as needed.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Thursday she has hired Lee Rudofsky as Arkansas solicitor general.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Board of Corrections voted Wednesday to end a pilot program that allowed the city of Mountain Home to put state prison inmates to work as laborers.
LITTLE ROCK — A bill to extend authority to spend federal money on highway projects for three more months passed in the House on Wednesday with the support of all four members from Arkansas.