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A new report published by the Economic Policy Institute finds that all 50 states have experienced widening income inequality in recent decades.
Arkansas Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor said his opponent Republican Rep. Tom Cotton feels he is entitled to join the Senate because he had served in the military.
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.
Arkansas Republicans have finally relented, and have voted to allow the state's private-option Medicaid expansion to continue after 2014.
The state's House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the measure by a single vote, overcoming opposition from conservatives who viewed the program as an endorsement of the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan will headline the Iowa GOP's Lincoln Day Dinner next month, fueling speculation that the Wisconsin Republican may be gearing up for a 2016 presidential bid.
PRYOR: In the senate we have all kinds of different people, all kinds of different folks who come from different backgrounds.
The Georgia State at Arkansas-Little Rock women's basketball game has been postponed due to wintry weather conditions in Arkansas.
Motorists were stranded overnight and into Tuesday on icy eastern Arkansas interstates, and the state was bringing fuel to people stuck so long that they ran out of gas, slowing efforts to make the roads passable.
After several weeks of uncertainty, the Arkansas House and Senate each approved funding for the state's "private option," which takes federal dollars for Medicaid expansion and uses them to buy private insurance plans for low-income individuals on the exchange.
Arkansas finance officials say the state's revenue fell below expectations in February but was above the same month last year, with winter weather affecting sales tax collections.
The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is reporting hazardous highway conditions with patches of ice, and more winter precipitation could be on its way Wednesday, according to The National Weather Service of Little Rock.
A coalition of representatives of religious, labor and grassroots groups have issued a statement urging the Arkansas House to approve continuation of th e expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare by a plan known as the private option.