Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos), Texas State Bird Northern Mockingbirds have extraordinary vocal abilities; they can sing up to 200 songs, including the songs of other birds, insect and amphibian sounds, even an occasional mechanical noise.
OLD WEST LEGENDS Bass Reeves - Black Hero Marshal - Born to slave parents in 1838 in Paris, Texas, Bass Reeves would become the first black U. Deputy Marshal west of the Mississippi River and one of the greatest frontier heroes in our nation’s history.
North Carolina’s bill prohibits any city or county from creating new anti-discrimination laws. It’s similar to laws Tennessee and Arkansas. The idea here is that the narrow minded twisted cone heads of the state legislatures want to forbade cities within their state from given equal status to all people. This has been attempted in the fight for minimum wage as well, cities are excluded from determining their own minimum wage by state legislature. This is the result of outside money…
In the Arkansas Medical Society began trying to convince the legislature to create a State Board of Health. In the legislature finally saw the wisdom of creating a state board to monitor disease, uphold sanitary conditions and gather vital statistics.
”Pindall Hurries Back…Call for Extra Session of Arkansas Legislature the Assigned Reason. St. Louis, May 14- Xenophon O. Pindall, acting governor of Arkansas arrived here Thursday from Washington & departed at 9 o’clock for Little Rock. Gov. Pindall said he had taken possession of the office, but...expected to walk into the governor’s office on his return & Hamiter would give up possession.” Source: Bryan Morning Eagle. (Bryan, Tex.) 1898-1909, May 15, 1908, Image 2.
All eyes— again! — have been on my home state of Arkansas this week as the General Assembly late yesterday passed the “private option,” aka the “Arkansas Plan,” or using Medicaid funds to buy exchange coverage for uninsured Arkansans starting next year.
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Texas moves towards home- and community-based services for disabled people, via Community First Choice | Arkansas Blog
Another example of the way that privilege impacts abortion access--low-income women are more vulnerable to anti-abortion harassment. We need buffer zone policies to help ensure that women can exercise their right to choose without fear or intimidation.
The 12th Confederate State...Union actions made reconciliation impossible, but the legislators were determined to take Missouri into the Confederacy. The legislature also elected representatives to the Confederate Congress. The paperwork was quickly sent to Richmond, and on November 28, Missouri formally became the twelfth state to enter the Confederacy. Jackson’s efforts had paid off and upon he hearing the news he declared, “God be praised. This is the happiest moment of my life.”