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Earlier this week, the Arkansas House of Representatives approved the funding bill after taking its fifth vote since Feb. 18. The Arkansas Senate had approved the funding bill on Feb. 20. In April 2013, Arkansas expanded its Medicaid program as described by the Affordable Care Act and developed a new model called the "Private-Option."
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A judge on Friday unsealed a defense motion seeking to exclude certain evidence about former University of Central Arkansas Chief of Staff Jack Gillean's lifestyle - including sexual relationships with men - after ruling that the prosecution could raise the issue during Gillean's commercial-burglary trial.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has made a name for himself as a conservative radio star, and has even mulled becoming the founder of a new media organization.
A new report, "Arkansas's Big Health Problems and How We Plan to Solve Them," shows short life expectancy, high infant mortality and low health literacy are three of the most pressing public health concerns in Arkansas.
Arkansas' public schools would receive the largest funding increase and the state's reserve fund would get $19 million under a $5 billion budget plan that lawmakers advanced Friday.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 7, 2014.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says the United States' standing in the world has diminished under President Barack Obama and its next leader faces a tough task in rebuilding America's might.
The early auditions for the Republican Party's next presidential contest are in full swing at the nation's largest annual gathering of conservative activists, where some of the GOP's most prominent religious conservatives are facing off.
In a recent interview with NBC News, Senator Mark Pryor made this statement about his opponent, decorated war veteran Tom Cotton.
The first witness in the federal bribery trial of former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner told jurors about the particulars of how state bond trades are made.
A new partnership between First Arkansas Bank & Trust and the University of Central Arkansas Alumni Association is expected to provide scholarships to UCA students.
The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Crawford County, according to a news release put out today.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission reports a near record number of deer were taken during the 2013-14 deer hunting season.
Thirty-three years: It's got to be some kind of record. That is the number of years that readers of the Arkansas Times have weighed in - sometimes a few pounds heavier after a delicious meal - on the best places to dine, sup, chow down, grab a bite, nibble, whatever, in Arkansas.
With Arkansas' model plan to use Medicaid funds to purchase private insurance for the poor spared for another year, backers of the nationally watched program are now focusing on changes that will be needed to keep it alive in the future.
The line is open. Finishing up: * THE BATTLE FOR CONTROL OF THE ARKANSAS HOUSE : Michael Cook at Talk Business sets out his reasons for believing that the Democrats have a shot at retaking control of the Arkansas House in 2015, or at least making a strong run.