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House Dems Statement on Arkansas Works

House Dems Statement on Arkansas Works

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2016 CONTACT: Taylor Riddle PHONE: 870-926-1656 EMAIL: riddlear1@gmail.com STATEMENT FROM REPRESENTATIVE MICHAEL JOHN GRAY Arkansas House Minority Leader Responds to the Passage of SB121 LITTLE ROCK, ARK.- Arkansas House of Representatives Minority Leader Michael John Gray (Dist. 47- Augusta) released the following statement concerning the passage of the Department of […]

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ICYMI: Library funding could be cut if Private Option not continued

ICYMI: Library funding could be cut if Private Option not continued

“According to Shawn Pierce, PCLS director, the governor’s proposed budget could mean another reduction in funding for libraries. Pierce explained if the legislature does not approve the budget and fund Arkansas Works (also known as Private Option), that at least $100 million from the governor’s proposed budget will be cut. This means further reductions of […]

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ICYMI: ArkDems to Gov: You need our help to save the Private Option

ICYMI: ArkDems to Gov: You need our help to save the Private Option

UALR Public Radio’s Jacob Kauffman April 5, 2016 CLICK HERE to read the entire article. “Insalaco’s release had the name “Arkansas Works” just once. He used the term “private option” 18 times. The implication from the Democratic Party is clear, Hutchinson is not creating a new program but rather embracing a concept backed by his […]

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Private Option: The High Price of Failure

Private Option: The High Price of Failure

Dear Democrat, On the eve of the legislative session, we call on Governor Asa Hutchinson to be honest with all Arkansans. Without the Private Option, Arkansas’s nationally recognized patient-focused approach to healthcare1, our state’s budget, the education of our children, and Arkansas’s future workforce will be in jeopardy. Democrats will not stand for any change […]

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ICYMI: Board delays request for state health exchange data

ICYMI: Board delays request for state health exchange data

Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Brian Fanney, Thursday, October 8, 2015 “The Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace board decided Wednesday to heed an appeal from Gov. Asa Hutchinson to delay issuing a request for information to technology vendors regarding a state health insurance exchange for individual Arkansans.” CLICK HERE to read the entire article.

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