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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

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Back To Normal

Jan 24, 2014 5:23pm

In the movie “Groundhog Day” Bill Murray’s character finds himself reliving February 2 over and over. He quickly learns that he can get away with anything and throws caution to the wind only to...

The 41st Anniversary Of Roe V. Wade

Jan 24, 2014 1:46pm

Jan. 22 marked the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, a Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion in the United States. This milestone is indeed a somber one for our country, but we must not be...

Election Shows GOP Shift, Private Option’s Troubles

Jan 23, 2014 7:05am

They had a state Senate election the other day in Jonesboro, the candidates spent money and campaigned, and it may not have mattered. One candidate had an “R” beside his name, and the other had a...

Cotton Contrast With Pryor On Abortion

Jan 22, 2014 7:05am

The 2014 Senate race between incumbent Sen. Mark Pryor and Republican challenger Rep. Tom Cotton will feature many contrasts between the candidates.

Most notably, the Cotton campaign will...

Special Election Pinpoints Problems In New Voter ID Law

Jan 21, 2014 7:05am

The special election for the vacant state Senate District 21 seat could have been quite controversial if it had been closer. Perhaps the result will at least provide state officials with a hint...

UA Economist Says 2014 Will Look A Lot Like 2013

Jan 20, 2014 4:17pm

Speaking at the 20th annual University of Arkansas economic forecast luncheon in Rogers on Thursday, economist Kathy Deck said that for the Arkansas economy 2014 will look a lot like the...

Independent, But Not Voting That Way

Jan 19, 2014 6:05am

Forty-two percent of Americans consider themselves neither a Republican nor a Democrat, according to a Gallup poll released the other day. That’s the highest percentage since Gallup started asking...

For GOP, 2014 A Should-Win, Must-Win

Jan 16, 2014 6:02am

The 2014 elections aren’t just a should-win nationally for the Republican Party. They’re almost a must-win.

The party, which controls the U.S. House and needs six seats to retake the Senate...

Racing Interests Slip Two Through

Jan 15, 2014 7:05am

The fact that lobbying interests still have a strong influence on legislation passed by the Arkansas General Assembly should surprise no one. In fact, since the enactment of term limits most...

Responding To Darr And Shoffner

Jan 12, 2014 6:05am

Arkansas has seven constitutional officers: governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, treasurer, auditor and land commissioner. In the past year, two of them, first...

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