LITTLE ROCK — Four of the five health insurance providers that will offer plans in Arkansas through the individual health insurance marketplace in 2017 are seeking rate increases of more than 10 percent, but Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s administration is not convinced the proposed hikes are justified.
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LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., on Friday introduced five proposed amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act, including one to protect training programs for reserve officers and one to require burial of a child’s skull now on display in a museum.
LITTLE ROCK — The U.S. Senate on Friday approved and sent to the president’s desk legislation to rename a Perryville post office in honor of an Arkansas native who was the first American prisoner of war killed during the Vietnam War.
LITTLE ROCK — Incoming Little Rock School District Superintendent Michael Poore will start working early, the state Department of Education said Friday.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday named two members of the Arkansas Racing Commission to be the panel’s new chairman and vice chairman and appointed two new members.
LITTLE ROCK — Former gubernatorial spokesperson Matt DeCample revealed Thursday that he is battling liver cancer.
LITTLE ROCK — A fifth case of the Zika virus has been confirmed in Arkansas, the state Department of Health said Thursday.
LITTLE ROCK — Rex Nelson, director of corporate community relations for Simmons Bank, was named 2016 Rural Advocate of the Year on Thursday by the Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Division of Rural Services and the Arkansas Rural Development Commission.
LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees on Thursday approved systemwide tuition and fee increases — including a 6.5 percent increase at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff — and the mergers of schools in Mena and North Little Rock into the UA System.
LITTLE ROCK — A nine-member committee will look for a new name for the annual Democratic Party of Arkansas fundraiser that has been known for the past 35 years as the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, the party said Thursday.