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.

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Cong. Crawford: ‘Consider’ Diesel Tax Hike Among Other Changes

Increasing the diesel tax to pay for highway maintenance and improvements is “something to beconsidered” because the trucking industry supports it, U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, said Friday.

DHS Extends Medicaid Income Verification Deadline To 30 Days

Arkansas will lengthen the amount of time Medicaid recipients have to respond to a request to verify incomes to 30  Continue Reading »

Ben Carson Tells Big Capitol Crowd America Needs Revolution In Thinking

GOP Presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson touted his biography and called for a more self-sufficient, less dependent America, which he  Continue Reading »

Kaiser Foundation Report Praises Arkansas’ Private Option

Arkansas’ private option has reduced the state’s uninsured ranks, reduced uncompensated care, and strengthened the overall insurance marketplace serving other  Continue Reading »

State’s Early Deadline For Independents OK, Judge Rules

An Arkansas law moving up the deadline for independent candidates to present their petition signatures is constitutional because the state has a compelling interest in the earlier date, a district judge ruled Tuesday.

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