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May 26, 2015 In The News
Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday called a super-project state legislators will consider supporting with millions in state-issued bonds a "golden opportunity" while acknowledging he has philosophical concerns with government providing such monetary support to private companies.
May 26, 2015 In The News
Governor Asa Hutchinson announced today he is calling a special session for state legislators to consider $87.1 million in general obligation bonds under the authority of Amendment 82. The financing will go toward a Lockheed Martin manufacturing facility in East Camden that would produce the company’s new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) developed by the U.S. Army and the Marine Corps. Lockheed Martin is one of three companies under consideration for the contract to manufacture the JLTV. A decision from the Pentagon is expected in July 2015. The JLTV will replace the Humvee, which has been used by the military since 1985.
May 25, 2015 In The News
As lawmakers prepared for the Memorial Day recess, Congress faced several tough issues including highway funding and trade, and one representative is resurrecting a decades-old award.
May 25, 2015 In The News
Legislation filed by U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman would cut the amount states receive for their expanded Medicaid enrollment under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and shift some of the money to road construction.
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May 24, 2015 In The News
The House voted last week for a two-month extension in federal highway funding, averting an interruption of state projects while buying more time to come up with a better solution to federal road woes.
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May 24, 2015 In The News
The House voted last week for a two-month extension in federal highway funding, averting an interruption of state projects while buying more time to come up with a better solution to federal road woes.
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May 22, 2015 In The News
If you could direct your federal tax dollars to one of three expenditures below, which one would you choose?
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May 22, 2015 In The News
An Arkansas congressman has set his sights on the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion to shore up an insolvent federal Highway Trust Fund that has required nearly 30 short-term extensions since 2009.
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May 22, 2015 In The News
Here’s a look at how Maine’s members of Congress voted over the previous week.
May 22, 2015 In The News
If you could direct your federal tax dollars to one of three expenditures below, which one would you choose?
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