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Lee Hogan

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Lee Hogan joined Arkansas Business in 2014. In addition to his work with ArkansasBusiness.com, he writes for other ABPG publications, including Little Rock Soirée.

Hogan graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with a degree in print journalism. Before joining the Arkansas Business team, he was a reporter with the Log Cabin Democrat in Conway and also spent time as an online intern at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He is on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

PAC, Lobbyist Donations Nearing $1M in Contested State Legislative Races

Less than three weeks before Election Day, political action committees and lobbyists have already pumped more than three-quarters of a million dollars into contested state Senate and House races across the state. read more >

Home BancShares 3Q Earnings Up 49 Percent From 2013

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, the parent company of Centennial Bank of Conway, announced $24.7 million third quarter earnings, up 49 percent from $18.4 million for the same period of 2013. read more >

Northwest Arkansas Shows Gains in Housing Market

The residential market in northwest Arkansas saw increases across the board in the first half of 2014, according to Arvest Bank's Skyline Report released Thursday. read more >

Reactions to Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor Debate

For the second night in a row, the two leading candidates vying for a seat in the U.S. Senate battled it out in a statewide televised debate. Here's an offering of the reactions on social media during Tuesday night's debate in Fayetteville. read more >

KUAR, PBS Look at Minimum Wage Issue in Arkansas

KUAR's Jacob Kauffman had an in-depth look at a minimum wage issue that will be on the Nov. 4 ballot in Arkansas, which aims to raise the state's minimum wage from its current rate, $6.25, to $8.50 by Jan. 1, 2017, in three increments. read more >

The Pantry Crest Opens Thursday

The Pantry Crest, the second restaurant from Tomas Böhm, is set to open at 4 p.m. Thursday at 722 N. Palm St. in a 1906 home that has housed a slew of other restaurants including the Laughing Moon Café and the House. read more >

Jane Chu: Main Street Revitalization Awakens a Cultural District

Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, said the revitalization of downtown Little Rock's Main Street has awakened a cultural district. read more >

Housing Market Numbers Down in August

The housing market was down across the three major categories — homes sold, home valuations and average price — in August compared to a year ago, according to the Arkansas Realtors Association. read more >

First Conversation with Arkansas Governors Set for Saturday with David Pryor

The Central Arkansas Library System is hosting the first talk in a series, Conversations with Arkansas Governors, on Saturday with former Gov. David Pryor. The series plans to sit down for an in-depth conversation with previous governors of Arkansas and the future governor of the state. read more >

Little Rock Marriott Caps $16M Renovations with Relaunch Party

The Little Rock Marriott unveiled the finished result of its $16 million renovation with a relaunch party Tuesday night. The renovation included all 418 guest rooms, and all public meeting and dining spaces. read more >