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Lawmakers make short work of bills

Measures head to governor in wee hours; session ends

Posted: July 2, 2014 at 4:47 a.m.

Rep. Harold Copenhaver (top center), D-Jonesboro, is congratulated Tuesday by Rep. Mike Holcomb, D-Pine Bluff, after his bill on funding for public school employee health insurance was approved.

Early this morning, the Arkansas House of Representatives and Senate passed legislation boosting funding for the public school employees health insurance plan.

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