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Women of Influence: 10 Leaders Who Make Arkansas Strong

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/25/2013 12:00 am

Business and politics in Arkansas and elsewhere are still dominated by men, and that fact is evident in the pages of Arkansas Business. Three years ago, we decided to make a special effort to highlight the fact that there are indeed “Women of Influence” in our midst, and in this issue we again set out to recognize 10 different women.

Teresa Oelke: Making an Impact

by Chris Bahn 2/25/2013 12:00 am

Teresa Oelke, who began serving as head of Americans for Prosperity-Arkansas in 2009 and is now considered one of the more influential figures in the state’s political scene, freely admits she needed a little time to grow into her current role. She wasn’t exactly a mastermind of grassroots politics right out of the gate.

Mike Beebe: Outside Groups Have Misled Voters About Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/3/2012 4:23 pm

Gov. Mike Beebe on Saturday accused outside conservative groups of misleading voters on Arkansas' record on education, jobs and taxes, as he and fellow Democrats made a final push to prevent a Republican takeover of the state Legislature.

Outside Groups Spend Big on Arkansas Statehouse Races

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/31/2012 2:26 pm

The involvement of outside groups in the fight for Arkansas' Legislature, where Republicans are trying to win control for the first time since Reconstruction, is taking center stage during the final campaign days in a state where the presidential contest and congressional campaigns are mostly sidelined.