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Arkansas Democrats criticize DHS’ handling of post-pandemic Medicaid “unwinding”

BY: - October 10, 2023

Arkansas Democrats will focus on the state’s revocation of hundreds of thousands of Arkansans’ Medicaid coverage during the 2024 election cycle, party leaders said in a Tuesday press conference. The state Department of Human Services didn’t do enough to ensure people, especially children, were no longer eligible before revoking their health insurance, Grant Tennille, chairman […]

Side view of Arkansas State Capitol, Little Rock (John Sykes/Arkansas Advocate)

Arkansas House, Senate incumbents enjoy strong showing in general election

BY: - November 9, 2022

The 94th General Assembly will feature mostly familiar faces after the majority of incumbents won reelection Tuesday night. If unofficial returns hold, Republicans strengthened their supermajorities in both chambers, gaining two seats in each.  As it stands, the state Senate will be comprised of 29 Republicans and six Democrats.  The state House will include 82 […]