Wednesday Mar 5
Obama Set to Delay Another Health Care Mandate; Networks Ignore
President Obama will be enacting yet another delay for ObamaCare, but the networks were silent about the prospect of it on Tuesday night.
OK Foods names new CEO for Fort Smith company
The Southwest Times Record reports that departing CEO Paul Fox announced his resignation during the week.
The City Wire
No explanation given for sudden departure of CEO of O.K. Foods
O.K. Foods is under new leadership after the resignation of CEO Paul Fox, but the company is keeping quiet as to why Fox may have left the company.
Jay Moody gets Senate confirmation to federal judgeship
The U.S. Senate, after months of delay, has finally taken up the confirmation of Circuit Judge Jay Moody for a federa l district court judgeshi p.
Senate approves bill to bypass election for lieutenant governor
Without dissent this morning, the Arkansas Senate approved SB 139 to allow Gov. Mike Beebe not to call a special election this year to fill the office of lieutenant governor , vacated Feb. 1 by Mark Darr's resignation over misuse of taxpayer and campaign money.
Polling in statewide races: Edge to Republicans
The City Wire has results from recent statewide polling by Impact Management on races for U.S. Senate , governo r and lieutenant governor.
Government files more details on former Treasurer Shoffner's use of campaign money
The U.S. attorney's office yesterday filed more details of evidence it hopes to introduce into former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner' s trial on taking kickbacks for state bond business.
Two paths suggested to approval of the private option in Arkansas
Divergent reports have emerged for a path to approval of continued appropriations for the private option expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare.