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Arkansas to Highlight Open Tech Jobs at New Website

by Lance Turner 8/15/2017 11:22 am

Arkansas is launching a new website, ARTechJobs.com, to help job seekers find positions in the technology sector in the state.

Arkansas Seeks Bids for Privatization of Juvenile Centers

by Tafi Mukunyadzi, The Associated Press 8/14/2017 3:58 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says Arkansas will seek bids from the private sector to take over operations of seven juvenile detention centers in the state.

NWACC Builds Toward National Dreams

by Marty Cook 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Northwest Arkansas Community College, now the largest two-year institution in the state after reporting enrollment of 7,761 in 2016, hopes to break ground on an auxiliary campus in Springdale and recently opened Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food at a renovated Tyson Foods plant on Eighth Street in Bentonville.

US Should Do More, Not Less, to Push Exports to Cuba (Randy Veach Commentary)

by Randy Veach 8/1/2017 11:09 am

The Arkansas Farm Bureau believes a move to roll back relations with Cuba is a step in the wrong direction. "There is no better diplomacy than making food available to another country," Randy Veach writes.

Health Law to Loom Over Arkansas Races in 2018 (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/31/2017 7:10 am

The failure of GOP efforts to end the 2010 law, even under a Republican White House and Congress, could make it harder for Republicans in the state to run again against the law they've derided as "Obamacare."

Parks, Streams & Woods: 50 Years of Arkansas Tourism and the Ad Man Who Saw It All

by Kyle Massey 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Shelby Woods with his marketing agency, Cranford Johnson Robinson & Woods, became the state’s top tourism marketer, publishing the Arkansas Tour Guide for 50 years and helping rebrand Arkansas as a “Natural State” for visitors.

Arkansas Health Insurers Seek Rate Hikes of 8 to 22 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/26/2017 11:24 am

Health insurance companies operating on the state's individual health insurance marketplace are seeking rate increases of between 8 percent and 22 percent, the state Insurance Department says.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s Guide to Arkansas

by Living in Arkansas 7/25/2017 12:05 am

Asa Hutchinson, the 46th governor of Arkansas, is a lifelong Arkansan with a passion for making life better for its people — while enjoying the benefits of the state’s abundant recreational offerings. The Living in Arkansas team caught up with the Governor to learn more about his love for The Natural State.

Governor, Business Mark Phase One of A-State Innovation System

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 7/21/2017 11:40 am

Regional business leaders, government officials and Arkansas State University employees gathered in downtown Jonesboro this week to launch the Garage, the first phase of A-State Innovation System.

Arkansas Completes Upgrade of Public School Broadband

by Associated Press 7/21/2017 7:18 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says a two-year project to get high-speed internet into all of Arkansas' public schools systems has been completed.

Governor Touts Global Investment in Arkansas

by Associated Press 7/19/2017 7:04 am

Arkansas' governor is promoting the state as a welcoming place for foreign companies to invest, joining at least three other states that have issued similar policy statements aimed at reassuring international firms.

Asa Hutchinson: Don't Give Up on Changes to Health Law

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/18/2017 4:06 pm

Congress shouldn't give up on finding ways to change the federal health overhaul in an approach that can win bipartisan support despite the collapse of the GOP effort to rewrite the 2010 law, Gov. Asa Hutchinson says. "I think you've got to be able to pull people together from both sides of the aisle and say we're going to have a bipartisan solution here to set the path for the future."

Asa Hutchinson Has Nearly $1.2M on Hand for Re-Election Bid

by Associated Press 7/18/2017 10:24 am

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson's campaign says it has nearly $1.2 million in the bank as the Republican ramps up his re-election bid for next year.

Municipal League Seeks Special Session to Collect Online Sales Tax

by Mark Friedman 7/17/2017 12:00 am

It may be futile, but several Arkansas cities are urging Gov. Asa Hutchinson to hold a special session to pass legislation to force out-of-state online retailers to start collecting sales taxes.

GOP Health Care Plan Draws Mixed Reaction from Governors

by Associated Press 7/13/2017 3:22 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he remains concerned about Congress shifting costs to the states to maintain the same level of Medicaid coverage they have committed to. But he likes that the bill would provide more funding to help low-income people move off Medicaid and into the private market.

Stuttgart's Stratton Seed Gets PSC Approval for 1MW Solar Array

by Kyle Massey 7/13/2017 10:33 am

Stratton Seed Co. of Stuttgart plans to build a 1-megawatt solar array capable of supplying power to all 11 of its facilities in Arkansas and Lonoke counties.

Is LR at Tipping Point After Shooting? PR Voices Weigh In

by Kyle Massey 7/12/2017 3:08 pm

Arkansas media and public relations professionals fear that negative perceptions of the capital city are reaching a critical mass after the mass shooting at the Power Ultra Lounge downtown.

Governor Names Kirk Lane Arkansas Drug Director

by Associated Press 7/12/2017 11:21 am

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has named the Benton Police Chief Kirk Lane as the state's new drug director.

Hutchinson Appoints Stan Jones to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2017 2:24 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday appointed Stan Jones of Walnut Ridge to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Building Named for Retiring UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2017 1:39 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences honored retiring Chancellor Dan Rahn on Tuesday by dedicating an education building on the north side of campus as the Daniel W. Rahn Interprofessional Education Building.

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