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Unemployment Insurance Pays Off

The Arkansas legislature has repeatedly reduced the amount of unemployment insurance available to Arkansas workers, lowering both the duration of coverage and the dollar amount of benefits. This puts us well below national averages for unemployment benefits, and puts families...

Federal Health Care Recap and Update

Congressional Republicans attempted for months to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. To date, these efforts have failed because the public overwhelmingly rejected the damaging core features that all their proposals had in common, including: Taking health care...

Celebrating Medicaid’s 52nd Birthday

Last week, the Senate did the right thing by voting down the “skinny bill” that would have kicked millions off their health coverage and significantly raised health insurance premiums. This week, as we mark the anniversary of Medicaid’s passage...

AACF Statement on the Federal Health Care Bill

Today, the Senate voted to approve the Motion to Proceed, the next step required to move forward with repealing the Affordable Care Act. This procedural vote allows the U.S. Senate to formally consider the health plan crafted by Senate...