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ATU Receives $1.3M Grant to Support Veterans

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/9/2017 10:58 am

Arkansas Tech University announced Monday that it has received a $1.3 million, five-year U.S. Department of Education grant to enhance its support for veterans of the U.S. Armed Services.

Asa Hutchinson, Senators Back Near Health Law Repeal Effort

by Associated Press 9/20/2017 7:08 am

Arkansas' Republican governor said Tuesday he backs a revived effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law, and the state's two GOP senators said they also support the legislation.

Trump Rescinding DACA Program Protecting Young Immigrants

by Associated Press 9/5/2017 11:35 am

President Donald Trump on Tuesday began dismantling the government program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children.

Tom Cotton Talks about Mexico Wall, Confederate Monuments

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 8/24/2017 6:57 am

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton says he's hopeful that Congress backs President Trump's plan to build a wall on the country's southern border and also says local communities should decide what to do with Confederate monuments.

The Influencers: Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.

by Kyle Massey 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Tom Cotton inspires strong passions as Arkansas’ junior senator, a dogged believer who rose from the family farm in Dardanelle to success at Harvard and Harvard Law, a Bronze Star in Afghanistan and national recognition as a young conservative firebrand.

The Influencers: 5 Leaders Behind the Framework of Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Meet five leaders who are influencing their industries, their communities and the future of Arkansas.

Where Immigration Policy Could Go Under Trump (Neemah Esmaeilpour Commentary)

by Neemah Esmaeilpour 8/18/2017 6:30 am

Donald Trump has wasted little time in trying to turn his campaign promises of immigration reform into policy. Changes to "legal" immigration have the potential of making a big impact on employers.

Whose Freedom Wins? (Paul Dodds Commentary)

by Paul Dodds 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Americans typically have no effective individual power to refuse when companies hand us “take it or leave it” one-sided agreements of adhesion. Without regulatory limits and access to courts, we are constantly subject to corporate tyranny of contract.

Donald Trump Joins Tom Cotton on Immigration Change

by Associated Press 8/2/2017 11:24 am

President Donald Trump says proposed legislation to limit legal immigration would be the most significant change to the system in half a century.

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."

Trump Blasts Congress Over Failure of GOP Health Care Bill

by Associated Press 7/18/2017 11:50 am

President Donald Trump blasted congressional Democrats and "a few Republicans" Tuesday over the collapse of the GOP effort to rewrite the Obama health care law.

The M in STEM (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Why can't we include accounting in our definition of STEM?

Governors Work Senate As Power Brokers in Obamacare Repeal

by Yasmeen Abutaleb, Reuters 5/17/2017 7:07 am

A group of about a dozen Republican governors is pushing for its own set of national health care reforms, flexing its considerable muscle in the national debate over the future of Obamacare as the U.S. Senate begins writing its bill.

PACE Financing Under Fire From Tom Cotton

by Kyle Massey 5/1/2017 12:00 am

Pulaski County Judge Barry Hyde calls PACE financing a home run, something that makes "a lot of sense to a lot of people." U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton calls PACE a scam to "trick seniors into taking out high-interest loans for 20 years, along with liens on their homes."

Aristotle Exec on Broadband Mission to Washington

by Kyle Massey 4/7/2017 2:12 pm

Elizabeth Bowles will be on a mission April 21 when she flies to Washington, D.C., as a newly minted member of the federal Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee. She’s demanding technological equality for rural people.

Help Wanted: Cotton Immigration Measure Can Be Improved, Zook Says

by Gwen Moritz 4/3/2017 12:00 am

While Randy Zook, CEO of the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce/Associated Industries of Arkansas, applauds the RAISE bill’s reform of the family reunification preference, he does not believe the proposal actually meets the needs of the economy.

Arkansas Industry Leaders Say Temporary Workers in Short Supply

by Gwen Moritz 4/3/2017 12:00 am

The RAISE Act that U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton introduced in February would slash permanent legal immigration, but it doesn’t address at all the immigration issue that may be most pressing back home in Arkansas: temporary workers.

GOP Senator Tom Cotton Complicates Trump, Ryan Efforts on Health Care

by Erica Werner and Kevin Freking, The Associated Press 3/17/2017 7:46 am

One of the loudest critics of GOP health legislation is not a Democrat or even a conservative rebel, but a Republican loyalist and staunch defender of President Donald Trump.

Bill Targets Clean Line, Contrasting With Trump's Zeal for Infrastructure

by Kyle Massey 3/7/2017 9:30 am

Arkansas' congressional delegation backs a bill that would halt the $2 billion Clean Line project.

All Theater, Except For... (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 2/27/2017 12:00 am

Tom Cotton, our junior U.S. senator, gamely faced a couple of thousand constituents in Springdale last week in a bit of political theater that was irresistible to the national news networks.

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