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Be a Part of Leadership Greater Little Rock

by Judy Love 6/29/2015 12:00 am

Leaders are not born; they are developed. Unfortunately, many people do not realize this fact. We take for granted the future of our area by simply assuming that the appropriate leadership talent will emerge to guide us whenever we need it.

Van Tilbury: Congratulations To Emerging Leaders As Program’s Mission Continues

by Van Tilbury 6/29/2015 12:00 am

In LGLR’s 30 years of connecting talented, community-oriented leaders and immersing them in a nine-month course of full-day sessions — including history, community, education, government and politics, criminal justice and public safety, healthcare, military, and economic development — the program has produced measurable positive results through its more than 1,400 graduates to date.

Little Rock Approves Anti-Discrimination Protections

by Associated Press 4/22/2015 6:54 am

Little Rock officials voted Tuesday to prohibit the city and companies contracting with it from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity, challenging a new Arkansas law criticized as anti-gay.

Arkansas Cities Push Back Against Laws Cast As Anti-Gay

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/21/2015 6:55 am

After the state faced widespread backlash over measures critics cast as anti-gay, several Arkansas cities worried about the economic fallout are challenging the new laws by expanding their anti-discrimination protections.

For Fairness (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/20/2015 12:00 am

We support the proposal before the Little Rock Board of Directors that would forbid discrimination against city workers, including discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

State Chamber Urges Legislature to Maintain Arkansas' 'Business-Friendly' Reputation

by Associated Press 3/31/2015 4:25 pm

The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce/Associated Industries of Arkansas on Tuesday asked legislative leaders to work "to prevent the mischaracterization of Arkansas’s people and their attitudes towards others."

Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola Urges Governor to Veto HB1228

by Associated Press 3/31/2015 10:56 am

Little Rock's mayor is urging Gov. Asa Hutchinson to veto a "religious freedom" bill, calling it "too divisive." Chambers of commerce in Little Rock and North Little Rock also express opposition.

Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Welcomes You to Capital Assets

by Van Tilbury and Jay Chesshir 3/9/2015 12:00 am

From City Hall to the halls of Congress, the Little Rock Regional Chamber is the voice of business for the region at all levels of government. Ensuring that business interests are protected and served in public policy, the Chamber is the private sector’s leader in education, public safety, transportation and infrastructure.

Education & Learning: How Little Rock Gets Ahead

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/9/2015 12:00 am

Little Rock not only offers but promotes a lifetime of learning. From innovative, public pre-K for all to graduate-level offerings unique on the planet, the region values education and economic development as inseparable.

Foreign Companies Feel At Home in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/9/2015 12:00 am

Positioned for commerce and economic growth by being in the heart of America, Little Rock is structured for business with the most cooperative, pioneering and spirited people, with all the facilities and infrastructure to prosper together.

Employing a Superior Workforce in Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/9/2015 12:00 am

The sustained strength of the Little Rock region's nationally recognized economy and its ability to weather national or global economic downturns is directly attributable to a regional approach to development and the diversity of its business community.

Little Rock Life: Diversity in People, Geography, Culture

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/9/2015 12:00 am

Little Rock is where the Delta meets the foothills of the Ozarks, offering an incredible, diverse landscape of hills, valleys and flatlands to build whatever style home is desired.

Location, Location, Little Rock: Central Hub to the Region's Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/9/2015 12:00 am

Little Rock is the capital of Arkansas and the global brand of a 12-county region home to more than 1 million people living within a 50-mile radius of downtown.

Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Boasts of an Area Full of Possibilities

by Capital Assets Staff 3/9/2015 12:00 am

From City Hall to the halls of Congress, the Little Rock Regional Chamber is the voice of business for the region at all levels of government. Ensuring that business interests are protected and served in public policy, the Chamber is the private sector’s leader in education, public safety, transportation and infrastructure.

Landing in Little Rock with Incentives To Stay

by Capital Assets Staff 3/9/2015 12:00 am

Arkansas’ performance-based incentives are nationally competitive and easy to use. The City of Little Rock has also funded performance-based incentives to complement those of the state. The chamber, in partnership with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and city, focuses on a business’ specific needs and designs a tailored incentive package unique to that business.

Infrastructure: Building Bridges to the Future and More

by Capital Assets Staff 3/9/2015 12:00 am

Air, rail, water, Interstates and available land plus office space converge to give the region an ideal intermodal network, near the country’s geographic and population centers.

Chambers of Commerce Worried Over Judge's Payment Ruling

by Mark Friedman 2/9/2015 12:00 am

A Pulaski County Circuit Court judge’s ruling last month that ordered the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock to stop paying chambers of commerce and related entities for economic development programs sent shock waves through chamber offices across the state.

That Got Their Attention (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 2/2/2015 12:00 am

The State Board of Education’s vote last week to take control of the Little Rock School District away from its elected board members may have disappointed some, but it shouldn’t have surprised many. As the Lakeview case taught us in the last decade, the state government ultimately has the responsibility to provide adequate and equitable educational opportunities to all Arkansas schoolchildren, and it has stepped in to manage a number of school districts when needed.

Bill Clinton Speaks on Presidential Library, Economic Future at LR Chamber Meeting

by Lee Hogan 12/4/2014 2:15 pm

Former President Bill Clinton told the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce that the Clinton Presidential Center and its impact is a good model for economic growth in the state.

Chamber's New Entrepreneurship Director Poised to Help Startups Grow

by Mark Carter 8/14/2014 11:30 am

Jordan Carlisle’s new gig with the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce wasn’t much of a stretch. After all, he already was working with the Arkansas Venture Center out of space donated by the Chamber, and the new duties mirror his agenda as a local startup champion.

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