Nonprofits Archive

The Trump Effect: Arkansans Brace for Obamacare Repeal

by Mark Friedman 1/9/2017 12:00 am

With Obamacare in critical condition, Arkansas hospital officials are closely watching Washington while warning that it's too early to predict an outcome.

Energy Sector In Arkansas Expects Shift Under Trump, Not Upheaval

by Kyle Massey 1/9/2017 12:00 am

An oil- and coal-friendly Trump administration is taking power in Washington, promising a real shake-up. Still, Arkansas energy observers caution against expecting a huge shift.

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Says Osteopathic School Will Fill Physician Shortages in Delta

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/9/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee is the vice president for health sciences and medical affairs and site dean at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

Identities of Unidentified Players in Neal Indictment Revealed

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/6/2017 12:00 pm

Everybody's talking about the alphabet soup of unindicted people and entities described in state Rep. Micah Neal's plea agreement with federal prosecutors. Arkansas Business has determined the identities of several of them.

State Rep. Micah Neal Pleads Guilty to Taking Kickbacks on GIF Money

by Gwen Moritz 1/4/2017 12:39 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday that state Rep. Micah Neal, R-Springdale, had pleaded guilty to a conspiracy to direct state funds to two nonprofits in exchange for $38,000 in kickbacks.

Jonesboro Teen Creates Nonprofit to Help Foster Children

by Sarah Morris, The Jonesboro Sun 1/2/2017 06:18 am

Jackson Carter quickly knew he wanted to help after his father, former legislator Davy Carter, told him there were foster children who used plastic bags to carry the few personal belongings they had when they moved.

2016: The Year in Executive Q&A

by Gwen Moritz 1/2/2017 12:00 am

This week, for the third time, we offer a compilation that appeals to the universal interest in other people: all 50 of 2016's Executive Q&A features in the first issue of Arkansas Business for 2017.

From the Political to the Criminal: Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories of 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

In a presidential election like no other, Donald Trump proved all the naysayers wrong.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Best & Worst of 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

High times and low moments were both enjoyed by Arkansas readers in 2016.

‘He Wasn't Unkind, but He Was a Crook' - Best Quotes of 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

They said it, we only quoted them. Here are some of the best things said in 2016.

Notable Arkansas Deaths in 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

The first day of 2016 saw the death of a political giant in Arkansas, Dale Bumpers, and in April, Ray Thornton, a respected politician, jurist and educator, died.

What a Difference A Year Makes (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/19/2016 12:00 am

I don't think I've ever been so eager for a year to end while simultaneously dreading the new one.

Dickens: Relevant 173 Years Later (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/19/2016 12:00 am

If you have the luxury of Abundance, perhaps you'll take time to remember — “at this festive season of the year”— the many who feel keen Want, even in this great and generous nation.

Sun Paper, McFadden Stories Grab Online Attention in 2016

by Lance Turner 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Stories about major new economic development projects and new jobs are reliable online traffic drivers, but stories about prominent Arkansas figures or how other people's money is spent drove clicks at ArkansasBusiness.com.

Christmas by the Numbers

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Holiday figures for the shopping season show slight bumps over last year.

How to Engage in Smart Giving (Jennifer Bell Expert Advice)

by Jennifer Bell 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Charitable donations are a tax benefit often overlooked, but they can provide significant tax savings if done correctly. As an accountant, I love the idea of indulging my philanthropic heart while reducing my own taxable income.

Pulaski Tech Foundation Appoints New Board Chairman (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Dan Oberste has been appointed chairman of the board of the Pulaski Technical College Foundation, and Oscar David Washington Jr. is the board's newest member.

Big River Steel Sells First Coil, Commissions Two Areas

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/15/2016 09:39 am

Big River Steel says operations have begun in its melt shop and hot mill, the next step in a phased start-up of the $1.3 billion plant near Osceola.

Jones Center Gets $290K Walmart Foundation Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/14/2016 10:05 am

The Jones Center in Springdale gets a $290,000 Walmart Foundation grant to continue its programs and services.

Oxford American Awarded $25K Art Works Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/14/2016 09:40 am

The Oxford American of Little Rock gets a $25,000 National Endowment for the Arts "Art Works" grant.