Both sides submit arguments on order blocking LEARNS Act Lawyers in the LEARNS Act lawsuit submitted their written arguments to the Arkansas Supreme Court on Tuesday on whether the court should uphold a lower court order blocking the state from enforcing the education law. by Neal Earley 3 hours, 2 minutes ago
Attorney general approves wording of proposed referendum to repeal education law Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin on Monday certified ballot language for a proposed referendum to repeal the LEARNS Act. by Neal Earley 1 day, 3 hours ago
State Treasurer Lowery set to return to Arkansas; chief of staff resigns State Treasurer Mark Lowery is scheduled to return to Arkansas in 10 days and hopes to return to the treasurer’s office soon thereafter, Lowery spokeswoman Heather McKim said Tuesday. by Michael R. Wickline
Lawmakers OK emergency rule to help rural hospitals in Arkansas access new federal funding The regulation will allow financially strapped facilities to apply for a Rural Emergency Hospital designation that will open them up to millions of dollars in federal assistance and higher Medicare reimbursement rates. The regulation is an emergency rule, meaning it will take effect after the Arkansas Legislative Council meets on Friday. by Neal Earley
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Arkansas state Rep. Jamie Scott, D-North Little Rock, shepherded a bill that aims to prevent discrimination in public schools and state-supported two- and four…by Michael R. Wickline April 30, 2023
The calendar of public events of the 94th General Assembly for Monday, Day 113, of the 2023 regular session. The legislative calendar is at www.arkleg.state.ar…April 30, 2023