Proposal to transfer money to Arkansas highways dropped
An Arkansas lawmaker has dropped his proposal to transfer tax revenue from auto-related items to highways after Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he'd form a committee to study options for funding the state's road needs.
Republican Rep. Dan Douglas of Bentonville on Thursday withdrew his legislation to gradually phase in the transfer from the state's general fund over a 10-year period. Finance officials said the proposal would ...
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Arkansas Senate backs expanding access to experimental drugs
Arkansas lawmakers have sent the governor legislation that would give terminally ill patients access to experimental medications that are not yet on pharmacy shelves.
The state Senate on Thursday approved by a 33-0 vote a bill to expand access to potentially life-saving medications years before terminally ill patients would normally be able to access them. Eligible medications have passed the first of multiple phases in an ...
Attorney General stops online payday lenders in Missouri
Eight online payday lenders operated by one man from a South Dakota reservation will repay Missouri consumers who were charged excess fees under the terms of a settlement.
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster's office announced Thursday that online payday lenders operated by Martin Webb would stop operating in Missouri, repay $270,000 in restitution to consumers and cancel all outstanding balances for Missouri residents.
The settlement says Webb ...
Local agencies push preparedness during Missouri Severe Weather Awareness Week
The National Weather Service wants you to get ready for severe weather.
Local and state emergency management agencies recognize the first week of March as Missouri Severe Weather Awareness Week.
There's a state-wide tornado drill and a push to encourage families to develop an emergency plan.
"We are right on the heels of what typically for our region of Missouri is filled with severe weather. We start ...
2 dead after crash in McDonald County
Two people are dead following a two-vehicle crash in McDonald County on Thursday.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a 2006 Ford F150 failed to negotiate a curve on MO 59, two-miles north of Noel, and struck a 1998 Mercury Mystique head-on around 11:00 a.m.
The driver of the car, 28-year-old Ashley Tharp of Pineville, Missouri, and a passenger, 27-year-old Cody Blevins of Sebastian, Florida, were killed. ...