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David Sanders said he will file a bill in the 2015 session to authorize application for an “innovation waiver.”

Senator to pursue new waiver for health care innovation

Jul 17, 2014 10:35am

A state senator says he plans to file legislation next year that would authorize Arkansas to seek a federal waiver to allow innovations on health care coverage that could go far beyond what the...

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McDaniel questions pipeline use

Apr 02, 2014 4:29pm

By John Lyon

Arkansas News Bureau

A year after more than 200,000 gallons of oil spilled in Mayflower, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel questioned Monday whether ExxonMobil would ever...

April is autism awareness month

Apr 02, 2014 4:50pm

In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, the Autism Society has been celebrating National Autism Awareness Month in April since the 1970s. The United States...

Conference to address herd health

Apr 02, 2014 4:43pm

Replacement heifer selection, herd health, deworming update and cost management are on the agenda for the 2014 Little Red River Beef Cattle Conference on April 10 at the Cleburne County Livestock...

State’s jobless rate falls

Apr 02, 2014 5:02pm

Arkansas’ unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point to 7.1 percent in February, according to labor statistics released Monday.

The state’s jobless rate in February was...

AG warns of common scams

Apr 02, 2014 5:01pm

Arkansas consumers who are targeted by con artists risk more than just annoyance and inconvenience. Scammers can take hundreds or even thousands of dollars from consumers who fall victim to their...

Special judges to handle Maggio’s caseload

Mar 26, 2014 5:14pm

Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Jim Hannah issued an order Monday directing that special judges take over Circuit Judge Michael Maggio’s cases.

The order read:

“The supreme court has...

DHS warns of potential scam

Mar 26, 2014 5:30pm

A man and woman tried to gain access to an elderly woman’s home in Scott County under false pretenses, according to the Department of Human Services. The pair identified themselves as Adult...

Survey finds more work needed for better health

Mar 19, 2014 5:56pm

Arkansas children are more likely to receive preventive dental care, immunizations and mental health services than they were just seven years ago, according to a comprehensive report released last...

State’s jobless rate declines

Mar 19, 2014 5:45pm

Arkansas’ unemployment rate declined one-tenth of a percentage point to 7.3 percent in January, according to labor statistics released Monday.

The state’s jobless rate in January was higher...

Beebe appoints ‘best friend’ to UA board

Mar 19, 2014 5:42pm

Gov. Mike Beebe on Monday appointed his chief of staff, Morril Harriman, to the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees.

“Morril has been my best friend and most trusted ally throughout my...

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