About: Steve Brawner

Steve Brawner is a freelance journalist and contributor to Talk Business & Politics. He is also a syndicated columnist in 10 Arkansas newspapers. You can email him at brawnersteve@mac.com or follow him on Twitter: @SteveBrawner.

Recent Posts by Steve Brawner

Governor’s Private Option Plan Passes Panel; Bill Killing It Fails

The Senate Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee passed a bill Wednesday that would extend the private option through the  Continue Reading »

House Panel Passes Tax Cut, Capital Gains Amendment

The House Revenue and Taxation Committee on Tuesday passed the governor’s tax cut bill, Senate Bill 6, with a compromise  Continue Reading »

Report Finds Hopeful Signs In Arkansas Health Payment Initiative

Payment reforms have helped to reduce costs and improve care efficiency at the same time the state’s Medicaid growth rate  Continue Reading »

Hutchinson Tax Cut Bill Faces Obstacles In House

Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s tax cut proposal faces opposition in the House from some Republicans opposed to the repeal of a  Continue Reading »

Elected Officials, Health Care Groups React To Hutchinson Speech

Here are reactions to Gov. Hutchinson’s speech on the private option and health care reform. Sen. Jonathan Dismang, R-Searcy, Senate  Continue Reading »

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