LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday proposed a $5.2 billion balanced budget that includes funding increases for public schools, prisons, and the state Medicaid program and a 1 percent cut for most state agencies.
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LITTLE ROCK — A second lawmaker has filed a bill to end Arkansas’ Medicaid expansion program known as the private option at the end of this year.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent in December, according to labor statistics released Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s proposed middle-class tax cut cleared a House committee Tuesday with an amendment that would lower, rather than repeal, a capital gains tax cut that lawmakers approved in 2013.
LITTLE ROCK — Attorneys for a group of same-sex couples asked the state Supreme Court on Tuesday not to hear new oral arguments in their challenge to the state’s ban on gay marriage.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., made clear his deep skepticism of ongoing Iran nuclear negotiations during a Senate Banking Committee hearing Tuesday focused on Iran sanctions.
LITTLE ROCK — A bill filed Monday would end the Medicaid expansion program known as the private option at the end of this year.
LITTLE ROCK — State House members said Monday they are considering changing Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s tax cut package to keep part of a capital gains tax cut that would be repealed under the current proposal.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday announced five appointments to state boards and commissions.
WASHINGTON — Calling him an admired leader, U.S. Rep. Steve Womack paid homage Monday to Rogers Police Chief James H. Allen, who died Thursday.