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Health Care Task Force told savings of $700 million possible

LITTLE ROCK – With a December deadline looming to recommend changes to the Arkansas Private Option, which uses federal dollars to provide insurance coverage to low-income Arkansans through private insurers, the Arkansas Health Care Reform Task Force met at the State Capital on Tuesday to review some options for those changes.

French Hill: Congressional cooperation rising in current session

LITTLE ROCK — With Congress recessed for the holidays, Republican 2nd District Congressman French Hill spoke to the Little Rock Political Animals Club Tuesday, addressing issues ranging from the Syrian refugee situation to new House Speaker Paul Ryan to increasing bipartisan cooperation in the House, which he said is beginning to ease the gridlock that plagued lawmakers for several years.

USS Hoga joins USS Razorback at Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The USS Hoga, a tugboat that saw action at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, on Monday became the second World War II vessel to be docked at the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum in North Little Rock. The USS Razorback, a submarine that was present in Tokyo Bay when Japan surrendered to the U.S., was added to the Museum in 2004 and opened to the public in 2005.