By Charles Hoskinson | 03/10/14 04:36 PM
A new poll in Arkansas shows that most voters disagree with Sen. Mark Pryor about who's entitled to represent them next year.
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/05/14 10:01 AM
One of the most vulnerable Democrats in the Senate my have just gotten more vulnerable. In an interview aired Wednesday morning on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., said his GOP opponent, Rep. Tom Cotton, feels entitled to the seat because of his service as an Army infantry...
By Associated Press | 03/05/14 08:56 AM
Ending a budget standoff reminiscent of the fight that shuttered the federal government last year, Arkansas lawmakers have spared the state's first-in-the nation plan to use Medicaid funds to purchase private insurance for the poor.
03/03/14 09:53 AM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner heads to federal court this week on charges she took $36,000 from a bond broker who did business with the state. Shoffner, 69, tried to enter a plea agreement last May, but told a federal judge she didn't believe any payments...
02/27/14 12:00 PM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A lawyer for two drug companies told the Arkansas Supreme Court that the state improperly relied on federal regulations in a lawsuit that resulted in a $1.2 billion award over the companies' marketing of an antipsychotics drug. The state's attorneys countered during...
02/24/14 03:14 PM
McDaniel LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a New Jersey-based online advertiser for allegedly trying to convince Arkansas businesses they signed up for a free trial and failed to cancel. Electronic Media...
By Andrew DeMillo | 02/19/14 08:39 AM
The Arkansas House failed Tuesday to renew the state's compromise Medicaid expansion plan, leaving in limbo the future of a program heralded as a model for Republican-leaning states to implement the federal health overhaul.
02/18/14 04:45 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The war of words between Democratic and Republican lawmakers over whether to accept federal Medicaid funds to provide health insurance to low-income residents continued at the Capitol Tuesday, with members from both parties accusing the other of being out-of-touch...
By Associated Press | 02/18/14 08:47 AM
The House is expected to vote Tuesday on a bill that would fund the "private option" that was approved last year as an alternative to expanding Medicaid under the federal health care law. Under the private option, Arkansas is using federal Medicaid funds to purchase private insurance for...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/14/14 03:57 PM
In Arkansas on Friday, Sen. Mark Pryor held a press conference attacking his opponent, Rep. Tom Cotton, for his record on Medicare. A placard at the podium promised that they would find Cotton's real record at therealtomcottonrecord.com. [Image] That website, however, didn't actually...
02/13/14 09:21 AM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A political action committee on Wednesday announced a new television ad airing around Arkansas targeting Republican Senate hopeful Tom Cotton on Medicare and the Farm Bill, two issues that Democrats believe will be key in U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor's fight for a third term....
By Associated Press | 02/04/14 09:03 AM
Arkansas lawmakers are scheduled to discuss whether the federal waiver for the state's compromise Medicaid expansion conflicts with the state law that paved the way for the measure last year.
02/03/14 10:17 AM
TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Insurance Department is asking the Legislature for permission to raise fees paid by insurance companies because the state has diverted millions of dollars from its regulatory fund for other purposes. Zachary Anshutz, assistant commissioner of insurance, said the...
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