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Arkansas Ranks 4th Worst for Job Creation

July 19, 2014

An AP article printed on Friday listed the job creation rankings for all 50 states plus Washington, DC. Unfortunately, when things are tallied up over the last 5 years, Arkansas ranks worse than every one of our surrounding states. Below are the jobs facts for the last 5 years. You can read the full article [...]

More ObamaCare in Arkansas

July 17, 2014

Community First Choice Option (CFCO). That almost sounds like something safe. It isn’t. It’s code for more ObamaCare in all our lives. There’s a lot involved with the program (as with any government program), so bear with us here first for an overview. You see, the Arkansas Legislature is being pressured to adopt this extremely [...]

Will Mark Pryor Answer to Constituents for His Bad Policies?

July 15, 2014

ICYMI: New AFP TV Ad Tells Senator that Bigger Government is Hurting Constituents  LITTLE ROCK – It’s been a week since Americans for Prosperity released a blistering television ad asking Senator Pryor to stop supporting the failed, big government policies that are  increasing unemployment, taxes, and the cost of living. AFP today asked Senator Pryor to explain himself to the 84,000 [...]

Does Mark Pryor Know the People Hurt by His Bad Policies?

July 09, 2014

New AFP TV Ad Tells Pryor to Fight for Jobs, Not Bigger Government  LITTLE ROCK – Americans for Prosperity is ramping up pressure on Senator Mark Pryor to stop supporting the big government policies that increase unemployment, taxes, and the cost of living with a new statewide television ad. The ad opens with reference to [...]

Obamacare has made insurance more expensive for Arkansans

June 26, 2014

The Manhattan Institute recently released a study about health care insurance premiums paid before and after the implementation of the ACA. In the study, it is revealed that the ACA has led to premium increases of on average 49 %, nationally. However, in Arkansas no demographic group studied has gotten away that easy. In fact, [...]

Arkansas Doctor on Obamacare Burdens Healthcare Providers

June 26, 2014

Neurologist Kathryn Chenault of Little Rock, Arkansas writes in USA Today about how the Affordable Healthcare Act has made her professional life much more difficult. Not only has the ACA led to between six and nine million Americans losing their insurance. It has driven up premiums by double-digit percentages and threatens to swamp doctors in [...]

Which ObamaCare "Fixes" Does Senator Pryor Support?

June 17, 2014

Americans for Prosperity Asks Pryor to Explain His Latest Ambiguous Statements About ACA LITTLE ROCK - Americans for Prosperity – Arkansas is asking Senator Pryor to explain his latest statements about supporting fixes for ObamaCare. The The Times Record reported over the weekend that Sen. Mark Pryor told voters he’s working on fixing President Obama’s broken healthcare [...]

IS SEN. PRYOR DUCKING VOTES ON OBAMACARE?

June 13, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – The Associated Press reports today that several Democrats on the Senate Appropriations Committee “expressed reservations” and urged the cancellation of an important vote in order to avoid taking a stand on a series of Obamacare amendments. Sen. Mark Pryor claims repeatedly that he is working hard to fix the problems with this [...]

What the EPA Will Do To Businesses and Farmers

June 11, 2014

We have a guest post today from local business owner Barley Riggs.  Please see below to check out what he has to say.  Every day, I work with Arkansas farmers, maintaining their farms. I understand the real jeopardy that Arkansas farmers face with over-reaching government. President Obama announced the latest power grab from Washington last [...]

The EPA Will Devastate Jobs In Arkansas

June 10, 2014

On Monday, June 2, the Obama administration announced the latest in its ideology-driven attack on traditional energy production — a new rule to cut carbon-dioxide emissions from coal- and gas-fired power plants across the United States. This proposed rule would cut as much as 30% of the greenhouse gas emissions from the nation’s power plants [...]