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When Congress Reconvenes …

Aug 28, 2014 4:06pm

In a matter of days, all 535 members of Congress will be returning to Washington after a five-week state and district work period. There is a great deal of work that remains to be done and very...

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Aug 20, 2014 8:03am

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USA Truck Posts $9.1 Million Loss In 2013

Feb 16, 2014 6:04am

USA Truck recorded a fourth-quarter loss of $4.6 million, including one-time charges of $1.5 million related to a hostile takeover bid, on revenue of $141.4 million. One year ago, USA Truck posted...

The Cost Of Doing Nothing

Feb 12, 2014 6:05am

The biggest decision facing the Arkansas Legislature in its short fiscal session that began this week is whether to continue funding Arkansas’ private option, which uses federal Medicaid funds to...

Constitutional ‘Crisis’ Bubbles Over As Fiscal Session Begins

Feb 11, 2014 6:05am

In a bloodless coup the leader of the Arkansas Senate occupied the office of the lieutenant governor last week, just in time for the fiscal session of the General Assembly, which started Monday at...

Four Join State Business Hall Of Fame

Feb 09, 2014 7:01am

The University of Arkansas Walton College of Business inducted four new members in the state’s Business Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees include advertising executive James Faulkner,...

Regulations Threatening Land Use, Second Amendment Rights

Feb 08, 2014 12:14am

Arkansas’s public lands have been used by sportsmen for generations. But over the last few years, Federal overreach by Washington bureaucrats has put that tradition in jeopardy. New regulations...

Think Regionally, Like Northwest Arkansas

Feb 06, 2014 6:00pm

Northwest Arkansas became the most prosperous part of the state thanks to its being home to some of the world’s best businessmen and Arkansas’ biggest university. Now one of the reasons it’s...

Improving The Private Option

Feb 05, 2014 1:55pm

Change may be the key to keeping the private option insurance plan afloat in the upcoming fiscal legislative session.

Last week, I wrote about the effort underway from the architects of...

Investing In Colleges, Universities Is Critical To Improving State’s Economic Rankings

Feb 04, 2014 6:05am

Responding to my column last week about a report showing that the salaries of faculty members at Arkansas’ 2-year colleges rank below that of the state’s public school teachers, a University of...

Bank Of The Ozarks To Acquire Summit Bank For $216 Million

Feb 02, 2014 8:05am

Little Rock-based Bank of the Ozarks announced Thursday that it has entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger with Summit Bancorp, Inc. and its wholly-owned bank subsidiary Summit...

Old Watch Repairer Makes The Most Of His Time

Feb 02, 2014 6:05am

BENTONVILLE - At Overstreet’s Jewelry, Ralph Overstreet’s 97-year-old hands are still repairing watches, just as they have been doing along the town square for more than 65 years.

He works...

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