The Farm Bill, Exxon’s Mayflower Oil Spill, Gay Marriage & More on ‘Arkansas Week’

At 8 p.m. on your local AETN station, I guest-host “Arkansas Week” with a top-notch panel of Arkansas journalists: independent reporters Steve Brawner and Ernie Dumas and KUAR-FM, 89, News Director Michael Hibblen. On the docket tonight: a farm bill with an uncertain future approved in the House, new info on what might have caused […]

Arkansas Week: Dustin McDaniel on ExxonMobile in Mayflower & Medicaid

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.

Talking with John Boozman, Mark Pryor on Health Care Reform, the Economy & More

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 […]

Arkansas Week: Entergy Arkansas Gets Out, Selling the Medicaid Expansion in Arkansas, and the Paul Ryan Pick

On “Arkansas Week” this week, we talk Entergy Arkansas’ system agreement milestone, how the Medicaid expansion is playing at the state capitol and early reaction in Arkansas to Mitt Romney choosing Paul Ryan as his running mate. You can watch the full episode — with me, Malcolm Glover and Lindsey Millar — right here.