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Just Say No, Or Try To Reform

Feb 20, 2014 6:02am

Between when I wrote this and when you read it, the Legislature may have come to a conclusion on the private option. It doesn’t look that way, but lots can change in a day. Regardless, the debate...

Mike Ross’ Wishful Tax Cut Proposal

Feb 19, 2014 6:02am

A tax cut plan by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross would be one of the largest middle class tax cuts in Arkansas history, but the likelihood of much of it actually taking effect...

County Government In Arkansas Needs Some Refinement

Feb 18, 2014 6:02am

State Rep. Butch Wilkins, D-Jonesboro, reminded his 500-plus Facebook friends over the weekend about the absurdity of Arkansas law’s requirement that county officials stand for election every two...

Buck Stops Here, Or Pass The Buck?

Feb 16, 2014 6:02pm

There’s an effort trying to gain momentum to call a convention under Article V of the Constitution. If two-thirds of the states were to apply, then the Constitution could be amended with a three-...

USA Truck Posts $9.1 Million Loss In 2013

Feb 16, 2014 6:02am

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 6:02am

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 6:02am

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 7:02am

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 12:02am

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 6:02pm

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...

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