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  • Boozman, Eldridge split over health care at APME forum 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 3:05 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Poor people on Arkansas' hybrid Medicaid expansion could still get coverage under a block-grant system if President Barack Obama's health overhaul is repealed, Republican Sen. John Boozman said Saturday.

  • Analysis: Amendments expand Arkansas session beyond budget 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 2:01 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - When Arkansas voters eight years ago mandated the Legislature meet annually, the plan was for lawmakers to take up a wide range of issues one year and focus primarily on the budget the next. The same voters can be forgiven if they see little daylight between the two types of sessions nowadays.

  • Arkansas Senate upholds governor on keeping Medicaid plan 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 5:46 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson's decision to keep the state's first-in-the-nation hybrid Medicaid expansion was upheld Tuesday by the state Senate, which rejected an attempt to override his veto of a budget measure that would have ended the subsidized insurance.

  • Arkansas GOP governor uses veto to save Medicaid program story has photos
    Updated: Apr-21-16 6:30 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday effectively saved Arkansas' first-in-the-nation hybrid Medicaid expansion by voiding part of a budget bill that would have ended the subsidized insurance for more than 250,000 poor people.

  • The Latest: Hutchinson uses veto to save Medicaid program 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 5:28 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Latest on the effort to preserve Arkansas' hybrid Medicaid program expansion (all times local):

  • Arkansas Board of Education adopts new math standards 
    Updated: Apr-15-16 1:04 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas Board of Education has adopted new math standards for grades kindergarten through 12, which revises more than half of the national Common Core standards that are now in place.

  • Thornton, who helped draft Nixon impeachment articles, dies 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 4:23 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Ray Thornton, a former Arkansas congressman who helped draft articles of impeachment against then-President Richard Nixon, led two state universities and served on the Arkansas Supreme Court, has died. He was 87.

  • Hutchinson donates $100K to Johnny Cash Boyhood Home project 
    Updated: Apr-04-16 9:25 pm

    DYESS, Arkansas - Gov. Asa Hutchinson has donated $100,000 from Arkansas' discretionary budget to continue restoration work at the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess.