Tagged: bill gwatney

‘Any Willing Provider’ Bill Returns, This Time Without Wilson Off to Races

by Mark Friedman 3/31/2014 12:00 am

A bill that has occupied lawyers for a full decade might have been a mere blip in the state’s long legislative history had Nick Wilson, the powerful and ultimately disgraced state senator from Pocahontas, not been so eager to get to the horse races on one particular day in February 1995.

A Look at 40 Under 40 Honorees Whose Lives Have Been Cut Short

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

Eight 40 Under 40 honorees have died since being recognized. Here's when they were honored and how they died.

Remembering Past 40 Under 40 Honoree Bill Gwatney

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

Many of the past years’ honorees have gone on to big things, some have faced hardship, a very few have had trouble with the law, certainly all have experienced change good and bad. But for sheer shock, the murder of Bill Gwatney surely stands alone. He was 34 when Arkansas Business profiled him in 1994. He was 48 when he was killed in 2008.

Bloomberg Gun Control Group Targets Mark Pryor in TV Ad Invoking Bill Gwatney

by Associated Press 5/24/2013 1:17 pm

A gun control group is invoking the 2008 shooting death of Arkansas' Democratic Party chairman with a new television ad questioning Sen. Mark Pryor's vote against expanded background checks. (Includes video.)