Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards.
Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson vetoed a bill today that would have stopped doctors in Arkansas from treating transgender youth with hormones, puberty blockers or surgery.
Congress has restored Medicaid to Pacific Islanders legally residing in the U.S. under a military and economic Compact. The original entitlement was nullified in the 1990s during welfare reform.
A fungal disease called white-nose syndrome has killed millions of North American cave-dwelling bats over the past decade. Now, scientists are field testing some promising treatments.
The wood pellet fuel industry is growing in the United States. The largest chip mills across the South are gobbling up hardwood forests to meet demand for overseas customers.