Beige Book Indicates Economic Growth in St. Louis District

Beige Book Indicates Economic Growth in St. Louis District

Economic activity in the St. Louis District has continued to increase at a moderate pace since the previous "Beige Book" in July and year-over-year home sales in June increased 7 percent in Little Rock.
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Dr. Richard Johns Indicted in Conspiracy to Distribute Oxycodone

Dr. Richard Johns, the Little Rock physician who was charged with 187 counts of prescription drug fraud in Lonoke County in May, was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday as part of a conspiracy to distribute oxycodone.
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Asa Hutchinson Heading Trade Mission to Cuba

Asa Hutchinson Heading Trade Mission to Cuba

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is leading a delegation to Cuba to promote the state's agriculture in the wake of the U.S. embassy reopening in Havana.
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Ethics Commission to Investigate Complaint Against Milligan

Ethics Commission to Investigate Complaint Against Milligan

The Arkansas Ethics Commission will investigate portions of a complaint against Treasurer Dennis Milligan alleging violations in campaign expenditure reporting, use of government resources, hiring and other areas.
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The List Largest Chambers of Commerce

Arkansas Chambers of Commerce list ranked by numbers of members. Also includes market area, budgeted annual revenue, year founded, director, president or CEO, website, and contact info.

Rank Name Number of Member Accounts (not total number of individual representatives) Market Area
1 Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce 2,275 Central Arkansas
2 Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce 2,128 Northwest Arkansas
3 North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce 1,590 Central Arkansas
4 Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce 1,285 Northeast Arkansas
5 Conway Area Chamber of Commerce 1,258 Faulkner County

Executive Q&A

Jeannette Balleza Collins on the Agility of Arkansas Startups

Jeannette Balleza Collins is a freelance strategic consultant with Scribe Marketing, which she founded in 2004, as well as the manager of the Tonic NWA Fund, an angel investment fund she co-founded.