Legislature checks off 3 priority issues
Leaders’ chasm early on narrows as session wanes
Posted: April 28, 2013 at 4:44 a.m.
In the longest session in 82 years and the first led by Republicans in more than a century, members of the 89th General Assembly went home last week after passing bills to provide health insurance for more than 250,000 poor Arkansans, cut taxes projected to reduce state general revenue by $235.6 million over the next three fiscal years and allow $125 million in state-backed bonds for a $1.1 billion steel mill.
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