Video: A $145 Million Surplus, Medicaid Expansion & A Deadline for Ballot Issues on 'Arkansas Week' by Lance Turner Posted 7/9/2012 02:21 pm Updated 2 years ago Watch Arkansas Week July 6, 2012 on PBS. See more from Arkansas Week. Arkansas Business Publisher Jeff Hankins sits in for a vacationing Steve Barnes to host this week's "Arkansas Week." On the docket this week: that $145 million tax surplus and what to do with it; Gov. Mike Beebe and expanding Medicaid; gambling revenue on the rise; and the fate of all those ballot proposals. Doug Thompson of Northwest Arkansas Newspapers and Hal Bass of Ouachita Baptist University hash it out above.