Tagged: arkansas general assembly

The Moral of ‘Jurassic Park’ (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 3/23/2015 12:00 am

Taking a breather from making the most permanent kind of state law is a spectacular idea. And it suggests the kind of institutional maturity that we had begun to despair of. Deliberative bodies should be very deliberate.

Don’t Miss Another Chance (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 9/1/2014 12:00 am

Through no fault of their own, a growing number of farmers — at least a dozen at last count — are spending time in lawyers’ offices rather than in the field, crafting civil suits to claim whatever assets may ultimately be left when the dust settles on Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley.

As You Hoped And/Or Feared (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/11/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas, through sheer political will that strikes me as more miraculous every day, bucked the trend of conservative states turning away federal dollars to fund health insurance for the working poor.

Attracting the ‘Right People’ (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 2/10/2014 12:00 am

It’s time to reconsider legislative compensation in Arkansas. We don’t know the perfect formula, but it needs to reward part-time work well enough that the right people can afford to do it.

Arkansas Lawmakers to Begin Budget Hearings

by Associated Press 10/9/2012 8:12 am

Arkansas lawmakers are beginning work on the state's budget with questions unanswered about the state's financial and political future.