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Delivering Help To Veterans Living With Mental Illness

Jan 23, 2015 4:41pm

Imagine answering the phone and the voice on the other end is a doctor telling you that your child is receiving medical attention at a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health facility to treat...

Hire More Heroes

Jan 09, 2015 5:03pm

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Special Election Pinpoints Problems In New Voter ID Law

Jan 21, 2014 7:05am

The special election for the vacant state Senate District 21 seat could have been quite controversial if it had been closer. Perhaps the result will at least provide state officials with a hint...

UA Economist Says 2014 Will Look A Lot Like 2013

Jan 20, 2014 4:17pm

Speaking at the 20th annual University of Arkansas economic forecast luncheon in Rogers on Thursday, economist Kathy Deck said that for the Arkansas economy 2014 will look a lot like the...

Independent, But Not Voting That Way

Jan 19, 2014 6:05am

Forty-two percent of Americans consider themselves neither a Republican nor a Democrat, according to a Gallup poll released the other day. That’s the highest percentage since Gallup started asking...

For GOP, 2014 A Should-Win, Must-Win

Jan 16, 2014 6:02am

The 2014 elections aren’t just a should-win nationally for the Republican Party. They’re almost a must-win.

The party, which controls the U.S. House and needs six seats to retake the Senate...

Racing Interests Slip Two Through

Jan 15, 2014 7:05am

The fact that lobbying interests still have a strong influence on legislation passed by the Arkansas General Assembly should surprise no one. In fact, since the enactment of term limits most...

Responding To Darr And Shoffner

Jan 12, 2014 6:05am

Arkansas has seven constitutional officers: governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, treasurer, auditor and land commissioner. In the past year, two of them, first...

State Government’s Spare Tire

Jan 09, 2014 8:05am

There’s been a lot of talk these past few weeks about whether Arkansas ought to get rid of its current lieutenant governor, and probably not enough talk about getting rid of the office itself....

The Natural State Bowl

Jan 08, 2014 8:00am

With the Arkansas Razorbacks out of the bowl picture again, I’ve turned to the Arkansas State Red Wolves for my home state bowl fix the past two years. They did not disappoint with a thrilling win...

Private Option Debate Dominates Senate District 21 Campaign

Jan 07, 2014 8:05am

While the special election for the District 21 state Senate seat came about because of a lapse in ethics, that seems to be a non-issue in the campaign, which will wrap up next Tuesday. The...

Obamacare And Volunteer Fire Departments

Jan 06, 2014 5:07pm

As we’ve seen over the last few months, the Obamacare rollout has been a complete disaster. It seems like each day we learn of another problem with this unworkable law. Arkansans have seen their...

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