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Asa Hutchinson Proposes $87M Bond Package for Lockheed Martin

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/21/2015 11:24 am

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is proposing issuing $87 million in bonds to help Lockheed Martin land a defense contract for its Camden facility.

Special Session Puts Focus Back on Jobs (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/18/2015 6:59 am

An effort to lure a major defense contract to south Arkansas is offering Gov. Asa Hutchinson a chance to put the focus back on jobs weeks after a legislative session that ended with an unexpected fight over a religious objections law. But the special session planned later this month could also renew the debate over how much a Republican-controlled Legislature is willing to shed its dislike of government spending in exchange for the promise of a major economic development project.

Asa Hutchinson Calls Special Legislative Session

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/11/2015 12:42 pm

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he's calling lawmakers back to the Capitol later this month to consider incentives aimed at luring a defense contract to the state.

Trans-Atlantic Trade Expedition Bears Promise of Arkansas Jobs

by George Waldon 9/8/2014 12:00 am

Gov. Mike Beebe and Grant Tennille, executive director of the AEDC, hinted that meetings in Europe would yield announcements in the not-so-distant future regarding new jobs and capital investment in Arkansas.

Lockheed Martin Moving Vehicle Production to Camden

by Associated Press 10/15/2013 2:52 pm

Lockheed Martin is moving production of its joint light tactical vehicle to an assembly line at its Camden manufacturing plant, a move it says will help make the vehicle more affordable for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps.

Sam Alley, Brian Itzkowitz Named Top Executives at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2013 12:17 am

Sam Alley, CEO of VCC in Little Rock, and Brian Itzkowitz, CEO of Goodwill Industries of Arkansas, won executive of the year awards at Tuesday's 25th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock, presented by Centennial Bank.

Arkansas Manufacturing Sees More Stability in 2012

by Kate Knable 2/4/2013 12:00 am

Compared with 2011, the year 2012 was steadier for Arkansas manufacturing employment. The 156,400 manufacturing jobs the state reported in December 2012 represented a 2 percent increase in manufacturing employment year over year versus December 2011’s 3 percent year-over-year drop.