Week In Review: Medicaid Health Study, Back To School, A New Highway, Arkies In Rio

Aug 12, 2016

-How does the health of low income Arkansans compare to other states, two years after the passage of Medicaid expansion?

-It’s back-to-school time. An Arkansas lawmaker delivers a report on the education system in the US and other countries. The state GOP removes mention of Pre-K from its party platform. And a Special Ed task force prepares an upcoming report, after more than a year of work.

- Inaccuracies in the Secretary of State’s office list of flagged felons on the voter rolls provokes a public records dispute with the state Democratic Party.

-After decades of construction, a final segment of US 67 between North Little Rock and Walnut Ridge opens for four-lane travel.

-Arkansas is well represented at the Summer Olympics in Rio. We’ll talk about which athletes to watch for.

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