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US House Panel Approves Troubled GOP Health Care Bill

by Associated Press 3/16/2017 10:12 am

The House Budget Committee has voted to advance the troubled Republican health care bill.

Push On To Collect Sales Tax Online

by Mark Friedman 2/6/2017 12:00 am

Online sales grew to 8.2 percent of all retail sales in the U.S. last year, and projections of continued growth finally seem to be creating the political will to tax internet purchases.

Level the Playing Field (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 1/23/2017 12:00 am

An injustice is being done to retailers in Arkansas, the local mom-and-pop enterprises that bring life to any town’s Main Street, an injustice that also hurts local government. That is the inability of states to collect sales taxes on online purchases.

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.

Clean Line Meets Resistance from Arkansas Lawmakers

by Kyle Massey 9/26/2016 12:00 am

Despite the promise of jobs and clean wind energy for Arkansas, the Clean Line has met resistance in court and from the state’s entire congressional delegation.

I’m Not Charlie (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 1/19/2015 12:00 am

Free speech in all its forms is a fundamental concept, especially for Americans whose culture has been sculpted by the First Amendment, and yet it can be very hard to grasp and even harder to live by.

No More Stalling on Marketplace Fairness (Randy Zook Commentary)

by Randy Zook 12/1/2014 12:00 am

It has been widely reported that U.S. House Speaker John Boehner has promised that the Marketplace Fairness Act will not surface in 2014. Congress’ failure to act on this important measure is a huge setback for Arkansas’ businesses, for our retail and commercial industries, and is another blow by Washington to Arkansas’ economy.

Hill, Westerman Prevail in 2nd, 4th Congressional Districts

by Associated Press 11/4/2014 10:19 pm

Republican businessman French Hill has been elected to a U.S. House seat representing the Little Rock area and other parts of central Arkansas, and Republican state Rep. Bruce Westerman has won a U.S. House seat representing south Arkansas.

After Supremes' Decision, Womack Urges Congress to Act on Online Sales Tax

by Lance Turner 12/3/2013 11:10 am

U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., is heartened by Monday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to let stand New York's online sales tax law.

Cotton, Crawford, Griffin, Womack Vote to Cut Food Stamps

by Associated Press 9/20/2013 7:50 am

Arkansas' four congressmen have voted to cut nearly $4 billion a year from the food stamp program, a 5 percent reduction to the nation's main feeding program used by more than 1 in 7 Americans.

U.S. Rep. Steve Womack Opposed to Military Action Against Syria

by Associated Press 9/10/2013 7:43 am

Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Womack says he's voting against military action in Syria.

Lawmakers Announce $3.4M Grant for Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport

by Associated Press 7/23/2013 3:08 pm

U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman and Rep. Steve Womack have announced a $3.4 million grant to the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport from the US Department of Transportation.

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