'; } // return array of supporters (Supporter,Link), selected randomly function randomSupporters($limit = false) { $sql = "Select * from ActiveSupporters"; if ($limit) $sql .= " limit $num"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $res = array(); if ($result) { while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) { $link = trim($row['Website'] != ''?$row['Website']: ($row['FacebookFollowing']?$row['Facebook']: ($row['TwitterFollowing']?$row['Twitter']: ($row['GooglePlusFollowing']?$row['GooglePlus']: ($row['OtherSocialMedia']?$row['OtherSocialMedia']:false) ) ) ) ); if ($link && strncasecmp($link,'http:',5)) $link = 'http://'.$link; $res[] = array('Supporter'=>$row['GroupName'],'Link'=>$link); } } return $res; } // return Weekly Audience Average function weeklyAudienceAverage() { $sql = "select * from BrochureGeneral where Dname='WeeklyAudienceAverage'"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $row = mysql_fetch_array($result); if ($row) return $row['DValue']; } ?> Public News Service Newscasts https://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php Public News Service The Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media. Public News Service info@publicnewsservice.org no Study: Poor Pay, Benefits Threaten Success of AR Preschools Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-24/early-childhood-education/study-poor-pay-benefits-threaten-success-of-ar-preschools/a66257-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-24/early-childhood-education/study-poor-pay-benefits-threaten-success-of-ar-preschools/a66257-1 The study, by the National Institute for Early Education Research, found the Arkansas preschool program meets eight out of 10 of the group's minimum quality benchmarks, but falls short in two critical areas: salary parity and staff-development support. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Early Childhood Education Education Livable Wages/Working Families Arkansans to Vote on Proposed Minimum-Wage Increase Mon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-11-05/civic-engagement/arkansans-to-vote-on-proposed-minimum-wage-increase/a64527-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-11-05/civic-engagement/arkansans-to-vote-on-proposed-minimum-wage-increase/a64527-1 Issue 5 on Tuesday's ballot, if approved, would raise the base pay for Arkansas workers from the current $8.50 an hour to $11 an hour by 2021. ...(Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Consumer Human Rights/Racial Justice Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Social Justice Women's AR Highlighted for Progress Reducing Uninsured Rates Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-09-28/childrens-issues/ar-highlighted-for-progress-reducing-uninsured-rates/a64143-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-09-28/childrens-issues/ar-highlighted-for-progress-reducing-uninsured-rates/a64143-1 Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. ...(Read More)]]> Health Livable Wages/Working Families Rural/Farming Workers' Advocates: Ark. Budget Surplus Leaves Out Low-Wage Earners Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-07-09/livable-wages-working-families/workers-advocates-ark-budget-surplus-leaves-out-low-wage-earners/a63201-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-07-09/livable-wages-working-families/workers-advocates-ark-budget-surplus-leaves-out-low-wage-earners/a63201-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Consumer Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Small Businesses Report Reinvestment with Tax Cuts; Critics are Wary Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-06-11/livable-wages-working-families/small-businesses-report-reinvestment-with-tax-cuts-critics-are-wary/a62823-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-06-11/livable-wages-working-families/small-businesses-report-reinvestment-with-tax-cuts-critics-are-wary/a62823-1 National Federation of Independent Business finds small businesses are reporting record profits in recent months, and 27 percent of them plan to use savings from the tax cuts implemented in January to hire additional employees. The report comes as some economists project that larger corporations will not reinvest into the economy with their tax savings, but Juanita D. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families Arkansas Gets OK to Add Work Requirement for Medicaid Recipients Tue, 06 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-06/health-issues/arkansas-gets-ok-to-add-work-requirement-for-medicaid-recipients/a61721-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-06/health-issues/arkansas-gets-ok-to-add-work-requirement-for-medicaid-recipients/a61721-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Arkansas Plan Would Cut Thousands from Medicaid Program Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-12-26/health-issues/arkansas-plan-would-cut-thousands-from-medicaid-program/a60781-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-12-26/health-issues/arkansas-plan-would-cut-thousands-from-medicaid-program/a60781-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Social Justice Advocates: High-Risk Pools Put Sickest Arkansans at Risk Tue, 30 May 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-30/health-issues/advocates-high-risk-pools-put-sickest-arkansans-at-risk/a57855-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-30/health-issues/advocates-high-risk-pools-put-sickest-arkansans-at-risk/a57855-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Health Livable Wages/Working Families Policy Changes Could Scuttle Some Arkansas Health Care Gains Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-22/health-issues/policy-changes-could-scuttle-some-arkansas-health-care-gains/a57776-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-05-22/health-issues/policy-changes-could-scuttle-some-arkansas-health-care-gains/a57776-1 new study says states, including Arkansas, that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act have had greater access to care and better health outcomes, compared to states such as Texas that chose not to expand the program. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Arkansas Lawmakers Seek to Freeze Medicaid Enrollments Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-03-06/health-issues/arkansas-lawmakers-seek-to-freeze-medicaid-enrollments/a56712-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-03-06/health-issues/arkansas-lawmakers-seek-to-freeze-medicaid-enrollments/a56712-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Social Justice Arkansas Boosts Participation in School Breakfast Program Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-02-21/hunger-food-nutrition/arkansas-boosts-participation-in-school-breakfast-program/a56506-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-02-21/hunger-food-nutrition/arkansas-boosts-participation-in-school-breakfast-program/a56506-1 School Breakfast Scorecard ranks Arkansas seventh in the nation for the number of low-income students who participate in both breakfast and lunch programs. The report from the Food Research and Action Center charts the progress of its national push to increase the number of public schools that offer breakfast to kids on a daily basis. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Early Childhood Education Education Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Youth AARP Program Provides Free Tax Preparation Services Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-02-02/senior-issues/aarp-program-provides-free-tax-preparation-services/a56213-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-02-02/senior-issues/aarp-program-provides-free-tax-preparation-services/a56213-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families Senior ACA Repeal Would Reverse Historic Health Care Gains in Arkansas Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-12-12/health-issues/aca-repeal-would-reverse-historic-health-care-gains-in-arkansas/a55331-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-12-12/health-issues/aca-repeal-would-reverse-historic-health-care-gains-in-arkansas/a55331-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Family/Father Issues Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty AARP CEO Challenges Society to Rethink Aging Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-19/senior-issues/aarp-ceo-challenges-society-to-rethink-aging/a54545-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-19/senior-issues/aarp-ceo-challenges-society-to-rethink-aging/a54545-1 (Read More)]]> Health Livable Wages/Working Families Senior Study: Money Means Votes in American Elections Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-29/campaign-finance-reform-money-in-pol/study-money-means-votes-in-american-elections/a53760-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-29/campaign-finance-reform-money-in-pol/study-money-means-votes-in-american-elections/a53760-1 new study provides compelling evidence that the U.S. political system is more "one dollar, one vote" than "one person, one vote." Thomas Ferguson, director of research at the Institute for New Economic Thinking in New York and his team tapped data on congressional races and discovered a stark correlation. ...(Read More)]]> Campaign Finance Reform/Money in Pol Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Social Justice Women’s March Toward Equality Slow but Steady in Arkansas Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-26/civic-engagement/womens-march-toward-equality-slow-but-steady-in-arkansas/a53752-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-26/civic-engagement/womens-march-toward-equality-slow-but-steady-in-arkansas/a53752-1 (Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Livable Wages/Working Families Women's Report: Crime Will Drop If People Make More Money Mon, 15 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-15/consumer-issues/report-crime-will-drop-if-people-make-more-money/a53554-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-15/consumer-issues/report-crime-will-drop-if-people-make-more-money/a53554-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Big Strides Needed to Even the Wealth Divide Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-12/livable-wages-working-families/big-strides-needed-to-even-the-wealth-divide/a53513-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-12/livable-wages-working-families/big-strides-needed-to-even-the-wealth-divide/a53513-1 a new study says it would take the average African-American family 228 years to accumulate the amount of wealth the average white family has today. It will take the average Latino family 84 years to do the same. ...(Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Social Justice Advocates: Arkansas Needs Family Leave Policy Mon, 08 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-08/livable-wages-working-families/advocates-arkansas-needs-family-leave-policy/a53419-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-08/livable-wages-working-families/advocates-arkansas-needs-family-leave-policy/a53419-1 National Partnership for Women and Families gives Arkansas a C-minus for workplace protections such as family leave. But there's a bill in the works that would give maternity leave to state employees. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Consumer Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Women's Social Security's Future Will Take Presidential Leadership Fri, 05 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-05/consumer-issues/social-securitys-future-will-take-presidential-leadership/a53422-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-05/consumer-issues/social-securitys-future-will-take-presidential-leadership/a53422-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Livable Wages/Working Families Senior Americans Need a Little Financial Know-How Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-28/consumer-issues/americans-need-a-little-financial-know-how/a53248-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-28/consumer-issues/americans-need-a-little-financial-know-how/a53248-1 study just released by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). The results did not surprise J. ...(Read More)]]> Consumer Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Low-Income Families Could Get Help Buying Diapers Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-18/livable-wages-working-families/low-income-families-could-get-help-buying-diapers/a53008-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-18/livable-wages-working-families/low-income-families-could-get-help-buying-diapers/a53008-1 considering legislation that would fund pilot programs in states such as Arkansas to help low-income families afford the necessity. Currently, no federal program meets that need, said Alison Weir, chief of policy and research with the National Diaper Bank Network. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Women's Getting a Degree Crucial for Arkansans Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-30/education/getting-a-degree-crucial-for-arkansans/a52707-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-30/education/getting-a-degree-crucial-for-arkansans/a52707-1 new study from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. Since the recession ended, 8.4 million of all jobs created have gone to people with at least a bachelor's degree, but only 80,000 went to workers with a high school diploma or less. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Education Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Money on Way to Fight Hunger and Obesity in Arkansas Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-16/hunger-food-nutrition/money-on-way-to-fight-hunger-and-obesity-in-arkansas/a52455-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-16/hunger-food-nutrition/money-on-way-to-fight-hunger-and-obesity-in-arkansas/a52455-1 grants are heading to organizations that help feed the hungry with the goal of getting low-income residents to eat healthier. The Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance has been awarded $94,000 for a pilot program to let SNAP recipients double their benefits at farmers markets. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Arkansas Seeing Benefits of Medicaid Expansion Fri, 10 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-10/health-issues/arkansas-seeing-benefits-of-medicaid-expansion/a52315-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-10/health-issues/arkansas-seeing-benefits-of-medicaid-expansion/a52315-1 (Read More)]]> Women's Senior Livable Wages/Working Families Health Family/Father Issues Consumer Community Issues and Volunteering Budget Policy & Priorities Parents Struggle to Understand Child Care Programs Thu, 12 May 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-12/childrens-issues/parents-struggle-to-understand-child-care-programs/a51857-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-12/childrens-issues/parents-struggle-to-understand-child-care-programs/a51857-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Early Childhood Education Education Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Youth Paying by Smartphone? Be Careful Mon, 28 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-28/consumer-issues/paying-by-smartphone-be-careful/a51073-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-28/consumer-issues/paying-by-smartphone-be-careful/a51073-1 (Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Report: Employees without Paid Sick Days May Be a Hazard to All Thu, 24 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-24/health-issues/report-employees-without-paid-sick-days-may-be-a-hazard-to-all/a51007-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-24/health-issues/report-employees-without-paid-sick-days-may-be-a-hazard-to-all/a51007-1 new report finds the decision has consequences for everyone. People were sickened by eating at the popular chain Chipotle's after employees who were ill continued coming to work. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Disabilities Family/Father Issues Health Livable Wages/Working Families Women's Youth Thousands Will Lose SNAP Benefits April 1 Mon, 14 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-14/hunger-food-nutrition/thousands-will-lose-snap-benefits-april-1/a50822-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-14/hunger-food-nutrition/thousands-will-lose-snap-benefits-april-1/a50822-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Consumer Family/Father Issues Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Spotlight Shines on School Breakfast Programs Mon, 29 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-29/hunger-food-nutrition/spotlight-shines-on-school-breakfast-programs/a50599-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-29/hunger-food-nutrition/spotlight-shines-on-school-breakfast-programs/a50599-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Consumer Early Childhood Education Education Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Youth Study: We're Not Getting Enough Sleep Wed, 24 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-24/health-issues/study-were-not-getting-enough-sleep/a50527-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-24/health-issues/study-were-not-getting-enough-sleep/a50527-1 new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ...(Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Disabilities Family/Father Issues Health Livable Wages/Working Families Mental Health Candidates Urged to Address Social Security Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-08/senior-issues/candidates-urged-to-address-social-security/a50269-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-08/senior-issues/candidates-urged-to-address-social-security/a50269-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Senior Welfare Reform Are We Facing a Pivotal Election? Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-01/campaign-finance-reform-money-in-politics/are-we-facing-a-pivotal-election/a50158-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-01/campaign-finance-reform-money-in-politics/are-we-facing-a-pivotal-election/a50158-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Campaign Finance Reform/Money in Pol Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families AARP: Strengthening Social Security is On Minds of Most Voters Mon, 25 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-25/senior-issues/aarp-strengthening-social-security-is-on-minds-of-most-voters/a50029-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-25/senior-issues/aarp-strengthening-social-security-is-on-minds-of-most-voters/a50029-1 future of Social Security; concerned enough that they want to hear specific plans from the candidates. ...(Read More)]]> Campaign Finance Reform/Money in Pol Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Family/Father Issues Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Senior Women's Researchers: Arkansas Can Work to Get Rid of "Food Deserts" Wed, 13 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-13/hunger-food-nutrition/researchers-arkansas-can-work-to-get-rid-of-food-deserts/a49841-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-13/hunger-food-nutrition/researchers-arkansas-can-work-to-get-rid-of-food-deserts/a49841-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Youth Senior Hunger in Arkansas Worst in U.S. Thu, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-10/senior-issues/senior-hunger-in-arkansas-worst-in-u-s/a49360-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-10/senior-issues/senior-hunger-in-arkansas-worst-in-u-s/a49360-1 (Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Disabilities Family/Father Issues Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Mental Health Poverty Senior Arkansas Parents Urged to Speak Up for Working Families Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-01/childrens-issues/arkansas-parents-urged-to-speak-up-for-working-families/a49206-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-01/childrens-issues/arkansas-parents-urged-to-speak-up-for-working-families/a49206-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Women's Uninsured Children Numbers Drop in Arkansas Thu, 29 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-10-29/childrens-issues/uninsured-children-numbers-drop-in-arkansas/a48734-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-10-29/childrens-issues/uninsured-children-numbers-drop-in-arkansas/a48734-1 Georgetown University Center for Children and Families says that's a 13.2 percent drop in the number of uninsured children in just one year. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Consumer Health Livable Wages/Working Families Social Justice Youth Study: Medicaid Coverage Makes Kids Healthier for Life Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-29/childrens-issues/study-medicaid-coverage-makes-kids-healthier-for-life/a47421-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-29/childrens-issues/study-medicaid-coverage-makes-kids-healthier-for-life/a47421-1 a new report from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families shows that when children are covered by Medicaid, it brings them benefits for life. In Arkansas, slightly more than half of people using Medicaid are children. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Health Livable Wages/Working Families Youth New Law Comes to Rescue of Arkansas Caregivers Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-23/senior-issues/new-law-comes-to-rescue-of-arkansas-caregivers/a47302-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-23/senior-issues/new-law-comes-to-rescue-of-arkansas-caregivers/a47302-1 Arkansas Lay Caregiver Act (Act 1013) allows patients to officially designate a caregiver who will then be included and briefed about the situation. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Health Livable Wages/Working Families Senior CDC Verifies AR Law Enforcement Concerns about Heroin Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-10/health-issues/cdc-verifies-ar-law-enforcement-concerns-about-heroin/a47093-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-10/health-issues/cdc-verifies-ar-law-enforcement-concerns-about-heroin/a47093-1 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Health Livable Wages/Working Families Mental Health College Grad Job Odds for AR Analyzed Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-03-27/education/college-grad-job-odds-for-ar-analyzed/a45342-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-03-27/education/college-grad-job-odds-for-ar-analyzed/a45342-1 a new report that takes an in-depth look at online job postings across the nation. Arkansas is ranked in the bottom tier of the report along with other southern states. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Education Livable Wages/Working Families Caring for Caregivers: Legislation Aims to Help Arkansas Families Thu, 12 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-03-12/senior-issues/caring-for-caregivers-legislation-aims-to-help-arkansas-families/a45062-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-03-12/senior-issues/caring-for-caregivers-legislation-aims-to-help-arkansas-families/a45062-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Family/Father Issues Health Livable Wages/Working Families Senior Refined Research Finds 132,000 Fewer Children in Poverty in AR Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-02-25/childrens-issues/refined-research-finds-132-000-fewer-children-in-poverty-in-ar/a44613-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-02-25/childrens-issues/refined-research-finds-132-000-fewer-children-in-poverty-in-ar/a44613-1 Annie E. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Early Childhood Education Education Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Arkansas Makes Honor Roll for School Breakfast Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-02-19/hunger-food-nutrition/arkansas-makes-honor-roll-for-school-breakfast/a44638-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-02-19/hunger-food-nutrition/arkansas-makes-honor-roll-for-school-breakfast/a44638-1 School Breakfast Scorecard from the Food Research and Action Center ranks Arkansas 10th best for serving first meals to nearly 170,000 children. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Consumer Education Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Report: Auto Financing Needs a Tune-Up Wed, 04 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-02-04/consumer-issues/report-auto-financing-needs-a-tune-up/a44315-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-02-04/consumer-issues/report-auto-financing-needs-a-tune-up/a44315-1 a new report from the Center for Responsible Lending. ...(Read More)]]> Livable Wages/Working Families Consumer Budget Policy & Priorities Arkansas Legislators Served Red Beans and Rice Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-01-21/hunger-food-nutrition/arkansas-legislators-served-red-beans-and-rice/a44126-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-01-21/hunger-food-nutrition/arkansas-legislators-served-red-beans-and-rice/a44126-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Parent Support Teams Look to Congress Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-12-10/childrens-issues/parent-support-teams-look-to-congress/a43354-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-12-10/childrens-issues/parent-support-teams-look-to-congress/a43354-1 (Read More)]]> Poverty Livable Wages/Working Families Early Childhood Education Children's Budget Policy & Priorities President's Order Cheered, Activists Back in Action Monday Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-11-21/family-father-issues/presidents-order-cheered-activists-back-in-action-monday/a43017-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-11-21/family-father-issues/presidents-order-cheered-activists-back-in-action-monday/a43017-1 Pew Research estimates. The changes are expected to lead to fewer deportations and detentions for people in the country without authorization, especially for those with children born in the United States. ...(Read More)]]> Civil Rights Family/Father Issues Immigrant Livable Wages/Working Families New Anti-Poverty Toolkit Offers Dual Treatments Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-11-13/childrens-issues/new-anti-poverty-toolkit-offers-dual-treatments/a42836-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-11-13/childrens-issues/new-anti-poverty-toolkit-offers-dual-treatments/a42836-1 (Read More)]]> Youth Social Justice Poverty Livable Wages/Working Families Education Early Childhood Education Children's Budget Policy & Priorities