Arkansas

Julia Conley, staff writer
"If the GOP wants to help people find work, they should invest in employment programs and guarantee health care as a right—not punish people who are struggling."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"All along this was a scheme to take away people's healthcare, nothing more."

Further

A series of earthquakes rocked Oklahoma over the weekend, thus continuing an alarming trend: Already this year, the state's 252 quakes have "crushed" last year's record of 222 quakes. Similarly, Kansas, Texas, Arkansas and Ohio have seen a six-fold jump in quakes. In an odd coincidence, all those states have seen a surge in fracking activity. Huh. Weird. State officials are "trying to determine" if those two facts are linked; so far, they say, the evidence is "inconclusive." “If we shut down...