Yahoo Weather

You are here

OpinionSubscribe to RSS - Opinion

Keystone A Jumpstart For Economy

Dec 19, 2014 4:15pm

In a recent survey sent to more than 30,000 Arkansans, I asked what issues the new majority in the Senate should focus on in the upcoming 114th Congress. Participants told me that one of their top...

Survey Says …

Dec 05, 2014 12:00pm

More Opinion ↓

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...

Could The People Write The Budget?

Jan 30, 2014 4:52pm

Would Americans be able to write the federal budget if they had the facts? Jo Comerford, executive director of the National Priorities Project, thinks they should be given the chance.

...

Saving Private Option

Jan 29, 2014 7:05am

The Arkansas General Assembly will kick off its third fiscal session in a little over a week and there is little doubt what will dominate the debate.

Committee meetings on the budget are...

College Faculty Salaries Ran At Bottom Of Southern States

Jan 28, 2014 7:05am

While Arkansas political leaders debate the future of the “private option” health-care plan, other problems go unnoticed and could be adversely affected by the outcome. One of those is highlighted...

Rushed Laws Lead To Election Glitches

Jan 26, 2014 7:05am

This year’s elections have run into a couple of snags because legislators forgot to dot some i’s and cross some t’s.

In one case, the state’s new law requiring voters to present a photo ID...

eNewsletter sign up

Email Address:

First Name:

Last Name:

Yes, I would like to receive This Week's News.

Yes, I would like to receive breaking news alerts.