Mountain Home Senator Rushed by Ambulance to Hospital

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Republican state Senator Shawn Womack was taken from the Capitol by ambulance to a Little Rock hospital this morning.

The 34-year-old Republican from Mountain Home is co-chairman of the Joint Budget Committee but he was not at a meeting of the panel this morning.

Senator Jack Critcher (D-Batesville) confirmed that Womack wasn't feeling well, but declined to describe Womack's symptoms.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)