GOP senators block ...

Republican opponents of Arkansas’ hybrid Medicaid expansion have blocked funding for the expanded coverage and a host of other programs for the poor and disabled. The Senate voted 25-10 in favor of the Medicaid budget bill funding the hybrid expansion, …
Posted On 15 Apr 2016

Rubio returned to ...

Senator Marco Rubio dropped out of the presidential race.  Rubio returned to the Senate after suspending his presidential bid on Tuesday night following a devastating loss to GOP front runner Donald Trump in his home-state primary. With Rubio’s decision to …
Posted On 22 Mar 2016

Candidates urged to ...

AARP Arkansas has launched an accountability campaign called Take A Stand, demanding the candidates to present their plans on how to update Social Security for future generations. Charlie Wagener, a lead advocacy volunteer with AARP Arkansas, says action must be …
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Clinton and Trump ...

Super Tuesday is squarely in the rear-view mirror, now a host of primaries and caucuses in coming days will keep presidential campaigns busy.  But, Super Tuesday lived up to billing the billionaire and trimmed the Republican field. Front-runners Hillary Clinton …
Posted On 05 Mar 2016

Clinton addresses ...

Presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed supporters at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Sunday. Clinton addressed hundreds at UAPB about what she says are ways to break barriers. “Economic barriers,...
Posted On 01 Mar 2016

Hispanics, a ...

Our neighbors to the north in Iowa attended partisan precinct caucuses, the first real step in the presidential nominating process. But in this unmistakably rural state, proudly an emblem of the America’s heartland, there have been changes. Virgen de Guadalupe...
Posted On 25 Feb 2016

VOTE 2016: Arkansas ...

The rules of the political game for 2016 in Arkansas are now set.  Officials with the Arkansas Secretary of State’s office have released the 2016 election calendar for the state. The party primary and judicial general election will be March …
Posted On 19 Feb 2016

Pope Francisco ...

The fervor of Mexicans felt during the visit of Pope Francis.  Thousands of people waited long hours to see him. The Pope is taken his message of mercy to the sick and needy, as well as a strong message against …
Posted On 16 Feb 2016

Sombrero-makers to ...

In their hometown of San Francisco del Rincón, in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato, the Salazar Yépez family is known as the “Sombrero makers to the Popes.”
Posted On 16 Feb 2016

Judge Paul Bridges: ...

Elections for District Judge in Rogers are just around the corner. The current judge Paul Bridges is looking for re-election and to serve his community for four more years.
Posted On 15 Feb 2016