Private Options, Jails, Political Posturing, All Ahead For This Arkansas Legislative Session

Feb 10, 2014

Inside the Arkansas House of Representatives. House Speaker Davy Carter has said the state's alternative Medicaid expansion plan will be an early topic of debate this fiscal session, as the state budget is largely dependant on it.
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Arkansas lawmakers have several big issues ahead of them this fiscal legislative session. For its first day, Roby Brock of Talk Business Arkansas, stopped by the KUAR studios to share his thoughts on how the event might play out.

The private option, the future of tax cuts, funding for overcrowded jails, a looming election and ethics scandals are all on the list of topics.