Longer Darr vacancy passes

Medicaid bill still hot topic

Posted: February 28, 2014 at 3:02 a.m.

Republican state Reps. Les Carnine of Rogers (standing, from left), Lane Jean of Magnolia and Bruce Cozart of Hot Springs, along with Jonathan Barnett (seated) of Siloam Springs confer Thursday in the House chamber.

The Arkansas House convened for about 15 minutes Thursday, passing just one bill, which would allow the governor to forgo a special election for the vacant lieutenant governor’s seat.

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