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January 20, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — With the nation no longer in a “vicious recession,” President Barack Obama called for major tax changes for the benefit of middle class families struggling with stagnant wages as they try to put their children through college and save for retirement.

January 19, 2015 In The News

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said at the March for Life on Sunday that he supported anti-abortion initiatives, and he called for a reversal of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion.

January 18, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, returned to Hot Springs Saturday to visit his new office located in the Hot Springs National Park headquarters building, 101 Reserve St.

January 18, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman of the 4th District was selected for the House Natural Resources Committee's subcommittees on Public Lands and Environmental Regulations and on Oversight and Investigations. He was also appointed vice chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology's Subcommittee on Environment.

January 15, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- The House ignored veto threats by President Barack Obama on two fronts Wednesday, voting to undo major provisions of the administration's immigration policy and to roll back banking constraints enacted after the 2008 financial crisis.

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January 14, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — The House, deeply divided along partisan lines, voted Wednesday to block President Obama from implementing recent executive orders on immigration that would allow millions of undocumented foreigners to remain in the United States.

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January 14, 2015 In The News

Arkansas’s new delegation in the U.S. House voted in unison Wednesday on a funding bill intended to prevent the Department of Homeland Security from following President Obama’s executive order on immigration.

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January 9, 2015 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives, including all four members of the state’s House delegation, voted Friday to approve a pipeline project that supporters say will create jobs while opponents have argued environmental concerns.
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January 9, 2015 In The News
Arkansas's members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted on Thursday to remove a requirement that employers with over 100 employees (50 next year) have to offer health insurance to those working more than 30 hours a week or face a penalty. The legislation would set the new standard at 40 hours a week.
January 9, 2015 In The News
Arkansas' all-Republican U.S. House delegation supported legislation Thursday that would increase how many hours an employee must work before his employer is responsible for providing him health insurance.

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