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Lawmakers urged to aid small utilities

updated: 03/29/2017 4:01 a.m. Discuss

A Greenbrier, Ark., man urged U.S. lawmakers Tuesday to support legislation that would give small public utilities greater access to federally funded wastewater experts.

Washington news in brief

updated: 03/25/2017 3:30 a.m. Discuss

State bankers visit D.C., walk with Hill

Some in Arkansas delegation say opportunity to get rid of Obama health law missed

posted: 03/25/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 9

WASHINGTON — House Republicans blew their chance to get rid of former President Barack Obama’s health care law and it’s a decision they’ll eventually regret, U.S. Rep. Steve Womack said Friday.

Pence to visit Little Rock today, tout health care proposal

posted: 03/24/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 10

WASHINGTON -- As the White House worked to round up votes for the proposed American Health Care Act, Vice President Mike Pence was preparing to travel to Arkansas to focus attention on the issue.

Arkansas congressman: Vote is still 'no' on proposed health care act

posted: 03/22/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 5

Unswayed by President Donald Trump's appeal on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford said he still believes the proposed American Health Care Act is bad legislation that would harm the country.

Bill aims to support female veterans; Boozman co-sponsor of measure on VA medical funding

posted: 03/22/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

U.S. Sen. John Boozman and other lawmakers unveiled legislation Tuesday that seeks to improve VA medical services for more than 2 million female veterans.

Huckabee's daughter thrives in the spotlight; Sanders praised in White House role

posted: 03/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 9

WASHINGTON -- Former Gov. Mike Huckabee used to be the star of his family. But these days, it's his daughter, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who is capturing most of the headlines.

Womack new leader of West Point academy board

posted: 03/20/2017 2:59 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- Five years after joining the U.S. Military Academy's board of visitors, U.S. Rep. Steve Womack has received a major promotion.

Washington news in brief

updated: 03/19/2017 2:36 a.m. Discuss

State group's D.C. meal draws crowd

Trump’s plan guts agency boosting Arkansas Delta region

posted: 03/17/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 5

The Trump administration wants to cut funds for the Delta Regional Authority, a government agency that promotes economic development in eastern Arkansas and other portions of the Mississippi Delta.






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