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Tech grad elected College Republican National Committee co-chair

Tech grad elected College Republican National Committee co-chair

Former College Republican Chair Skot Covert Elected National CRNC Co-Chair

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Franklin County native and Arkansas Tech graduate Skot Covert has been elected Co-Chairman of the College Republican National Committee (CRNC). Covert’s election came on June 15, 2013. He was elected Co-Chairman of the CRNC at the organization’s convention in Washington, D.C.

State Representative Bill Gossage, who represents District 82, said: “Skot has been a tireless worker for Republican candidates since 2006. In his role as Chair for the Arkansas College Republicans, he oversaw a record increase in membership. Skot has great political instincts and is a great asset to the Republican team.”

Lamoureux appoints health marketplace members

Lamoureux appoints health marketplace members

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Senate Info Office) - Senator Michael Lamoureux of Russellville, the President Pro Tem of the Senate, announced three appointments Monday to the Board of the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace.

They are:  Steve Faris of Malvern, a Lottery Commissioner and former state senator and representative; Fred Bean of Little Rock, president of Bean Hamilton Corporate Benefits; and John Denery of Little Rock, executive vice president and director of life and health for Stephens Insurance.

Act 1500 of 2013 creates the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace and authorizes the President Pro Tem to make three appointments. Faris, who was appointed to an eight-year term, will represent small employers and Bean will represent health insurers.  Bean was appointed to a six-year term and Denery to a four-year term.  Future appointments will be for six-year terms.

Boozman to visit Russellville, Morrilton Thursday

Boozman to visit Russellville, Morrilton Thursday

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) announced his media availability for visits to Russellville and Morrilton on Thursday, May 2.

1:30 p.m. – Boozman, a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, will tour the Russellville VA medical clinic. Boozman is supportive of Community Based Outpatient Clinics to improve medical services to our veterans. 3106 W 2nd Ct, Russellville

Cotton holds town hall meeting, veterans assistance session

Cotton holds town hall meeting, veterans assistance session

Congressman Tom Cotton (R-Dardanelle) will hold a town hall meeting in Hot Springs Village on March 25, 2013 from 8 - 9 am in the auditorium. The event is open to the public and to the media. Constituents will have the opportunity to hear brief remarks from the Congressman and ask him questions. Immediately following the town hall there will be a staff-led Veterans Assistance Session in room 1 of the community center. Members of the Congressman’s staff will be available to provide information and answer questions about VA related issues.

Date:            Monday, March 25, 2013

Location:        Coronado Community Center, 150 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909

Time:           8 - 9 am (Town Hall), 9 - 11 am (Veterans Assistance Session)

Beebe appoints 21 to boards and commissions

 Beebe appoints 21 to boards and commissions

LITTLE ROCK - Governor Mike Beebe today announced the following appointments to boards and commissions:

Governor Beebe discusses White House visit

Governor Beebe discusses White House visit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Governor Beebe will be discussing his recent meeting with President Obama regarding the fiscal cliff Wednesday, December 5, at 10:30 a.m. at the Governor's Conference Room in the State Capitol. Beebe was invited to meet with the President as a member of the National Governors Association Executive Committee.

AETN to host four debates in ‘Election 2012’

AETN to host four debates in ‘Election 2012’

CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — Candidates in four races have agreed to participate in “Election 2012: The Debates,” which will tape and air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Oct. 23-25.

All debates will be held at the AETN studios, 350 South Donaghey Avenue, on the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway. Seating is limited, and seats may be reserved by calling 800-662-2386. Doors will open one hour prior to taping times.

Debates, which will air on the same day they are taped, include: