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Startup Culture Influences Government

Communication professor traces the history of start-ups, from a novel idea in the tech industry to an approach embraced by the government   The United States Digital Service, or USDS, was started in 2014 by the Obama administration. Its first task was to fix the overburdened Healthcare.gov...

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Arkansas Money & Politics Returning to Print

After a two-year hiatus, Arkansas Money & Politics, the state’s premier publication for influential decision makers, will return to print. The first new edition of AMP will be published in June of 2018. Arkansas Money & Politics will return to print inside of sister publication AY...

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Hendrix College Receives Best Value Ranking from Forbes

CONWAY – Forbes has included Hendrix College among its Best Value Colleges for 2018. For this ranking, Forbes evaluated schools offering four-year degrees, rating the top 300 using multiple categories such as net price, net debt, alumni earnings, timely graduation, school quality, and access for...

Health & Science

Hutchinson Launches Portal to Fight Opioid Abuse

In the ongoing fight against the abuse of opioids, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has launched a free weekly education and consultation service for Arkansas health-care providers, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced at a press conference Monday.   The AR-IMPACT (Arkansas Improving...

Politics

Opportunities for Arkansas

Governor’s Weekly Address In December of last year, the United States Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, which had an immediate positive impact on the economy in our nation and in Arkansas. But there was more good news for the state. Another tax-relief element of the act is...

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March Sees Decline in Medicaid Program’s Enrollees

View from the Senate LITTLE ROCK – The state has seen a drop in the number of people enrolled in Arkansas Works, the Arkansas version of an expanded Medicaid program. During the month of March, enrollment in Arkansas Works fell by 3,637 people, from about 284,000 to about 281,000. The decline...