Charlie Cook, writing in the National Journal about the midterm drubbing the Democrats took last week. At the heart of it all? The economy, stupid: Although some Democrats were content ito recite the improvement in the unemployment rate—which has dropped below 6 percent—and how many consecutive months the economy has created 200,000 or more jobs, […]
It’s (finally) Election Day in Arkansas. Did you think it’d ever arrive? Looking forward to being able to watch TV again on Wednesday? Lots happening today. If you’ve got a half hour or can stand something playing in the background, we’ve got a great Election Day podcast right here, right now on ArkansasBusiness.com. Our political […]
Above, this week’s edition of AETN’s “Arkansas Week.” On this week’s episode, state Insurance Commissioner Jay Bradford talks to Steve Barnes about Obamacare, Week One, including the latest traffic numbers to the state’s sign-up website and what he makes of the legislature’s stance against a $4 million Obamacare advertising and outreach campaign. Plus, the Arkansas […]
With Steve Barnes out, they let me host another edition of AETN‘s “Arkansas Week,” which you check out at 8 p.m. tonight or later this afternoon at this link. Once again, a big thanks to Steve and the “Arkansas Week” crew for allowing me to fill in. And thanks today’s panelists — Michael Hibblen, Hoyt […]
In this week’s edition of AETN’s “Arkansas Week,” me, KUAR-FM, 89.1’s Michael Hibblen and Nathan Vandiver and host Steve Barnes take a look a rapidly heating U.S. Senate race, the state of the state’s economy, another milestone in the Medicaid expansion and more. Plus: Steve has a conversation with Shane Broadway, interim director of the […]
It’s time to take another look at the week that was in Arkansas Business. First, above, our weekly “Arkansas Business Week in Review,” which airs Saturday mornings on THV 11 News. We look back on a week chock full of Arkansas public company earnings and other developments. Meanwhile, AETN’s “Arkansas Week,” we talk about the farm […]
On this week’s edition of AETN‘s “Arkansas Week,” Steve Barnes talks to Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel about ExxonMobil and the Mayflower oil spill. Plus, me, KUAR’s Michael Hibblen and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s Doug Thompson discuss the Medicaid non-expansion expansion and gubernatorial/congressional politics. You can watch the whole show right here.
This week’s Arkansas Business is an annual treat for me, both as part of the newspaper’s team and as a reader. It’s our yearly look back at the last 12 months of Arkansas business news, including our countdown of the year’s top 10 stories. We’ve also got a look at 2012’s best and worst and […]
What a night. After the evening tracking the polls for Arkansas Business and Today’s THV, here’s my quick wrap-up of last night’s results in Arkansas and beyond.
Over at the day job, we’re rolling out a series of interviews with Arkansas’ U.S. Senators, John Boozman and Mark Pryor, on issues ranging including health care reform, the economy and pure politics. The latest clips in the series — ones dealing with health care — rolled out today, in conjunction with Arkansas Business’ Health […]