Hutchinson Seeks HB1228 Recall, Wants Law to Mirror Federal RFRA

Hutchinson Seeks HB1228 Recall, Wants Law to Mirror Federal RFRA
From left to right, Senate President Pro Tem Jonathan Dismang, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and House Speaker Jeremy Gillam.

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday called for changes to a religious objection measure facing a backlash from businesses and gay rights groups, saying it wasn't intended to sanction discrimination based on sexual orientation.
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Home BancShares Buys $289M in Loans, Plans Office in New York

Home BancShares Buys $289M in Loans, Plans Office in New York

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, the parent company of Centennial Bank, said Wednesday that it has purchased $289 million in national commercial real estate loans from JC Flowers & Co. LLC.
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Wal-Mart Seeks Assist From Suppliers to Lower Prices

Wal-Mart Seeks Assist From Suppliers to Lower Prices

Wal-Mart is asking suppliers to cut back on advertising spending in its stores as it seeks lower prices on goods that it sells to its own customers.
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The List Pulaski County Commercial Real Estate

Largest Pulaski County Commercial Real Estate Deals list is ranked by price and also includes property, buyer, seller and property description.

Rank Name Price Buyer (Company)
1 Foothills Apartments 42,600,000 Maxus Realty Trust Inc.
2 Midtowne Little Rock 41,450,000 IREIT Little Rock Midtowne LLC
3 Stonebridge at the Ranch Apartments 31,580,000 Stonebridge at the Ranch Owner LLC
4 Shadow Lake Apartments 26,870,000 LSREF3 Bravo Arkansas LLC
5 Park Avenue properties 23,360,000 IREIT Little Rock Park Avenue LLC

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