“There Is No Right to Health Care” from Ayn Rand Center

Washington, D.C.--President Obama’s health care reform is being driven by the idea that people have a right to health care and health insurance coverage. “This is wrong,” says Yaron Brook, executive director of the Ayn Rand Center. “There can be no such thing as a ‘right’ to products or … [Read more...]

First Security Eleventh Annual Kids Triathlon in Conway

Conway, Ark. (July 17, 2009)  The First Security Conway Kids Triathlon will be held at 8:00 a.m. Saturday, August 8, 2009, at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas. The event is for kids ages 6 – 15 years by 12/31/09. The event will challenge participants in three categories: … [Read more...]

Lincoln: Health Care Reform Must Help Arkansas’s Small Businesses

Washington— U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) today said health care reform legislation must fix a system that is broken for our small businesses and self-employed individuals. In a press conference on Capitol Hill today, Lincoln said she has heard from several Arkansas small business owners … [Read more...]

Arkansas Police Departments Receives Funding To Hire 60 New Officers

Funding Provided by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Washington – U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor and U.S. Representatives Marion Berry (AR-01), Vic Snyder (AR-02), and Mike Ross (AR-04) today announced that 16 Arkansas police departments will receive a total of … [Read more...]

Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Developing Military Leaders

Washington, DC – Today Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Vic Snyder (D-AR) and Ranking Member Rob Wittman (R-VA) continued their investigation of Professional Military Education with a hearing on officer development. Witnesses representing the four services and the Chairman of the … [Read more...]

Pryor Aims to Increase Efficiencies, Cut Waste at Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON D.C. – Senator Mark Pryor today introduced legislation to transform the Department of Veterans Affairs’ business practices in order to improve services to veterans and cut inefficiencies and wasteful spending. “The decisions made by the VA have a tremendous impact on those … [Read more...]

Backlash: Dem ratings plunge as voters repel Big Government

On important issues, voters want Libertarian solutions WASHINGTON -- The front page of Wednesday’s Politico was a sea of plummeting blue arrows as the paper reported on the slumping approval ratings of major Democrat officials across the nation.  America’s third largest party notes the rapid … [Read more...]

Lincoln Named a Champion in Fight Against Obesity

Washington – U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln has been honored by the Campaign to End Obesity for her commitment to fighting the obesity epidemic in Arkansas and across the nation. She was one of only six members of Congress to receive the annual award. “Keeping healthy and fit should be a lifelong … [Read more...]

School Year Registration for New Students in RoseBud

The Rose Bud Public Schools will be holding the 2009-2010 School Year registration for New Students in grades K-12 on Wednesday, August 5th from 9am to 2pm. Students who are registering will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian upon registration day. For more information, call … [Read more...]

Lincoln, Pryor Announce Senate Approval for Arkansas Energy and Water Priorities

Washington – U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor today announced that the Senate has approved the Fiscal Year 2010 Energy and Water Development legislation, which contains funding for Arkansas priorities. Pryor is a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee. His presence on this … [Read more...]