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PSC's Donna Gray Sheds Light on Consumer Credits

PSC's Donna Gray Sheds Light on Consumer Credits
Donna Gray | Executive Director, Arkansas Public Service Commission

Donna Gray, the executive director of the Arkansas Public Service Commission, looks at utility regulation in a quickly evolving 21st century.
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Canceled Sale of Apex Property Spurs Suit Against Larry Breeden This article is available only in print.

A North Carolina company has filed a lawsuit against Van Buren car dealer Larry Breeden in Washington County Circuit Court alleging that Breeden breached an agreement to purchase an industrial building in Springdale in May 2018.
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Entergy Arkansas Juices Economic Development This article is available only in print.

Entergy, which serves over 700,000 electric customers in Arkansas, has long been an engine of economic development, a gene present in the company's DNA since its birth more than a century ago.
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Kimberly-Clark Tax Break Faces Bipartisan Opposition

Supporters of a $100 million incentive bill designed to keep a Kimberly-Clark Corp. plant in northeastern Wisconsin open have what may be their final chance Wednesday to make their case. The outcome could have implications in Conway. read more >

Woosley, Fink Honored for Lifetime Achievement at CFO of the Year

Chief financial officers were also recognized in five categories at the luncheon, held Wednesday at the Embassy Suites in west Little Rock. read more >

U.S. Energy Spending Declines in 2016

In 2016, U.S. energy expenditures fell for the fifth straight year to $1 trillion, a 9 percent decline in real terms compared with 2015. read more >

CEO: Big River Steel to Remain Independent

Big River Steel, which this summer said it would expand its scrap recycling and steel production facility near Osceola, says it will remain an independent company, according to a report by Fastmarkets AMM. read more >

Lithium Company With Arkansas Plans Gets Attention via Nasdaq

Standard Lithium Ltd., the Canadian company with big plans for mining battery-quality lithium from the underground brine of south Arkansas at a pilot extraction plant near El Dorado, is upping its name recognition in the United States with a program through Nasdaq. read more >

ARA Names Four New Board Members

The Arkansas Research Alliance announced Tuesday the addition of four new board of trustees members: AT&T Arkansas President Ronnie Dedman; David Peacock, president of Hytrol Conveyor Co.; Laura Landreaux, president and CEO of Entergy Arkansas Inc.; and Dr. Cam Patterson, chancellor of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. read more >

Fayetteville Plane Crash Subject of Court Case

Starstone National Insurance Co. alleges that negligence and defects caused a 2015 accident in which former Walmart U.S. CEO Bill Simon parachuted his single-engine plane onto a pickup truck on MLK Jr. Boulevard. read more >

Arkansas Exporters Applaud USMCA, Trump's 'New NAFTA'

The letters USMCA may not say much to most Arkansans, but to state leaders in international trade, they spell relief. read more >

Conifex's Brett Bray Assures 'Good Balance' Won't Leave Arkansas, Canada Dry

Brett Bray, the U.S. operations chief for Conifex Timber, talks about transport, trade, and plans for more investment in Arkansas. read more >

Chinese Tariffs: Middle America to Suffer Most

Middle America is likely to suffer the most from China's tariff increases on U.S. products, according to an August report by the Walton Family Foundation. read more >

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