Sen. Jerry Bookout Re-appointed to Senate Committee

Jonesboro native and State Senator Jerry Bookout has been re-appointed as Senate Chairman of the Joint Interim Committee on health insurance and prescription drugs.

Bookout's duties includes conducting research into the pricing structure of presciption drugs and comparing the relative effectiveness of cost containment strategies.

Bookout says being re-elected gives him a great opportunity to stay actively involved in two issues that are of great importance to everybody in Arkansas.