Gov. Mike Beebe said the political rhetoric on Capitol Hill will not influence his decision whether to accept federal dollars to expand Arkansas' Medicaid program.
Tax hikes to help out publicly funded hospitals, others may have to raise their prices, and charities that support hospitals might have to ramp their fundraising efforts.
A mandate in the new healthcare law that's been overshadowed by all the attention on the Supreme Court ruling is expanding Medicaid coverage.
The political fight between Arkansas Democrats and Republicans over healthcare reform is far from over.
Companies with 50 employees or more must provide their workers with healthcare insurance starting in 2014.
The Government Accountability Board staff has verified enough signatures to order a recall election against Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch.
The Democratic mayor of Milwaukee is considering opposing Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in a ppossible recall election.
The prevailing currents in Texas politics remain deeply conservative
Reaction to the news that the Department of Justice has rejected the state's request for preclearance of its controversial voter ID law was swift and partisan, as expected.
Those craving political intrigue this spring need look no farther than the University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University campuses, where student body election seasons have been anything but ordinary.
The U.S. Department of Justice has rejected Texas' application for preclearance of its voter ID law, saying the state did not prove that the bill would not have a discriminatory effect on minority voters.
"He has the intestinal fortitude to change the federal government. The direction of the country needs to be changed," Combs said.
The state's Hispanic population is blooming, and its black population grew faster than its Anglo population. But Anglos still dominate the political maps, and Latinos dominate the part of the political maps controlled by minorities.
A website backed by Wisconsin Tea Party groups launches, enabling extensive searches of the Recall Walker petitions.
Sheboygan's new mayor has officially taken office.
After months of discussion over a $158 million bond proposal, MISD board members are closer to a decision.
The Republicans have snapped up everything not nailed down by the federal Voting Rights Act.