ARKANSAS SPECIAL EDUCATION TASK FORCE NEEDS PARENTS’ INPUT
Members of the task force on Special Education are looking into all aspects of the state’s education programming for students with disabilities. We’ve made it a priority because many children are not getting the help they need.
NEW LARGE SWINE OPERATIONS PROHIBITED IN BUFFALO RIVER WATERSHED
The Arkansas Public Policy Panel and the Ozark Society’s efforts to protect the Buffalo National River are now law.
PRISON REFORM REPORT SHOWS BETTER, CHEAPER WAY TO ADDRESS MENTAL HEALTH
Arkansas has an opportunity to address our incarceration crisis by helping people with mental health problems, while saving the state money and making our communities safer.
ARKANSAS HEALTH CARE ADVOCATES CALL FOR IMPROVED MEDICAID VERIFICATION POLICY
Randy Dollar was in the hospital waiting for open heart surgery when he found out his Private Option health insurance had been cancelled...
AS NEW LAW IS IMPLEMENTED, ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM SPREADS ACROSS ARKANSAS
A Fayetteville nonprofit is the first to benefit after years of effort to establish an energy efficiency program in Arkansas. The Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE, Act became law in 2013, after heavy advocacy by environmental leaders in the Arkansas Citizens First Congress and other groups.