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May 4, 2015 In The News
John Paul Hammerschmidt, a founding father of the GOP in this once solidly blue Southern state, was remembered Monday for the pragmatic streak that allowed him to narrowly beat back a spirited 1974 challenge from Bill Clinton and spend 26 years in the House.
May 3, 2015 In The News
With Democrats united in opposition, the Republican-controlled House last week approved a resolution that would balance the federal budget in a decade with no new taxes but $5 trillion in cuts to domestic programs other than defense.
May 2, 2015 In The News
Arkansas’ federal lawmakers discussed the 2016 congressional budget as well as honored Arkansans for their service and sacrifice.
May 1, 2015 In The News
Many Arkansans took part in mid-April as the National 4-H Council held its second 4-H Congressional Breakfast on Capitol Hill.
May 1, 2015 In The News
The House on Thursday adopted a compromise GOP budget that promises to speed repeal of President Barack Obama's health care law while calling for a major budget increase for the Pentagon.
April 30, 2015 In The News
Governors and conservative legislators in nearly a dozen Republican-dominated states are looking to link work requirements to a Medicaid expansion under Obamacare in a bid to make the federal healthcare law more politically palatable.
April 30, 2015 In The News
In nearly a dozen Republican-dominated states, either the governor or conservative legislators are seeking to add work requirements to Obamacare Medicaid expansion, much like an earlier generation pushed for welfare to work.
April 30, 2015 In The News
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Wednesday it has finalized critical habitat designations for the Neosho mucket and rabbitsfoot mussels in Arkansas and 11 other states that are smaller than the designations it initially proposed.
April 30, 2015 In The News
Responding to Arkansas groups' concerns, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service significantly reduced the number of river miles in Arkansas considered critical habitat for two freshwater mussels in the final designation it announced Wednesday.
April 29, 2015 In The News
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Wednesday it has finalized critical habitat designations for the Neosho mucket and rabbitsfoot mussels in Arkansas and 11 other states that are smaller than the designations it initially proposed.

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