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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, considering a 2016 presidential bid, does not have the support of his partyA s base, with just one in four Republicans eager for him to run and an even worse 18 percent of self-identified conservatives backing his bid.
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A request for a preliminary injunction was filed today in the lawsuit challenging the state's new voter ID law as an unconstitutional impairment on the right to vote in Arkansas.
About 225,000 Arkansans are too poor to qualify for a subsidy to buy health insurance on the exchange, and too "wealthy" to qualify for the state's traditional Medicaid.
Arkansas U.S. Sen. John Boozman had unscheduled heart surgery Tuesday at a hospital in the northwestern part of the state, where his office said he was recovering well.
Through yesterday, almost 45,000 Arkansans have selected plans on the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace , the new marketplace created by Obamacare , according to information released today by the Arkansas Insurance Department .
UAMS announced today tha t Dr. Gareth Morgan , a British researcher, had been named director of the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy .
Times columnist Ernest Dumas this week explains roots of the growing controversy over Common Core school curriculum standards, yet another conservative Republican idea - like the Affordable Care Act - that Republicans have attacked by attaching President Obama's name to it.
A group of 15 linemen from electric cooperatives across Arkansas have returned home after spending nearly a month in Guatemala where they helped bring electricity to remote villages in the Central American country.
One of the few races garnering attention in the run up to the May 20 primary is the race for House District 96. The race pits Republicans Grant Hodges and Damon Wallace against each other in the largely rural Benton County District.
Through March 31, 155,567 Arkansans have been deemed eligible and gained coverage under the private option , the state's unique plan which uses Medicaid funds to purchase private health insurance for low-income Arkansans .
House Republicans have been busy trying to prove that Obamacare isn't really working and that all those enrollments can't possibly real.
While I was away, the Arkansas Public Law Center. on whose board I sit, moved forward with plans for a legal challenge of the legislature's recent passage of a special tax break for a company that sells a chemical used in drilling for natural gas.
The line is open on a glorious Easter Sunday. Some more recommended reading: * A LESSON FOR ARKANSAS : The rising Republican majority in Arkansas draws its talking points straight from the national playbook.
Improvements to Interstate 530 will require a lane closure in Pine Bluff, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department officials.