posted: 03/05/2014 5:01 a.m.
This is the calendar of public events of the 89th General Assembly for today, the 24th day of the 2014 fiscal session.
posted: 03/04/2014 7:24 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas House is likely to vote for a fifth time on legislation reauthorizing the state's compromise Medicaid expansion.
posted: 03/03/2014 7:36 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas lawmakers are returning for the fourth week of the legislative session, with the future of the state's compromise Medicaid expansion still uncertain.
posted: 03/02/2014 3:57 a.m.
The Arkansas House has been deadlocked for two weeks while supporters of funding the state’s private-option Medicaid expansion struggle to secure the supermajority of votes to move the measure forward.
posted: 02/28/2014 3:02 a.m.
The Arkansas House convened for about 15 minutes Thursday, passing just one bill, which would allow the governor to forgo a special election for the vacant lieutenant governor’s seat.
posted: 02/28/2014 2:39 a.m.
The executive director’s job for the state Board of Examiners in Counseling would be axed under a proposal that cleared a legislative panel Thursday.
posted: 02/27/2014 5:06 a.m.
House Speaker Davy Carter met with a group of Republican members opposed to the private option on Wednesday as the House failed to take up an appropriation bill for the program for the second day in a row.
posted: 02/27/2014 4:53 a.m.
For the second time in the past three weeks, Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson, R-Little Rock, on Wednesday failed to get enough votes in the state Senate for permission to introduce legislation to allow certain public-school employees to be licensed as private security guards.
posted: 02/27/2014 4:52 a.m.
This is the calendar of public events of the 89th General Assembly for today, the 18h day of the 2014 fiscal session.
posted: 02/27/2014 4:47 a.m.
The House will consider a bill today to allow the governor to forgo calling a special election to fill the vacant lieutenant governor’s post this year.
posted: 02/27/2014 4:35 a.m.
The state Department of Finance and Administration would be required to determine the best way to implement a proposed pilot project targeting fraud, waste, abuse, improper payments and employer noncompliance in the state’s unemployment insurance, welfare and food-stamp programs under a legislative panel’s recommendation.
updated: 02/26/2014 3:28 p.m.
The Arkansas House of Representatives has passed on voting on the private-option Medicaid expansion for a second straight day.
updated: 02/26/2014 11:20 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas House committee has approved a Senate bill aimed at keeping the lieutenant governor's office open until November after the last officeholder resigned over ethics violations.