Government & Politics


$10M in CARES Act Funds to Help Bridge Digital Divide For Students
Sally Bennett, superintendent of the Rivercrest School District in Wilson (Mississippi County), speaks Monday during the governor's daily briefing on the state's response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 

$10M in CARES Act Funds to Help Bridge Digital Divide For Students

by Sarah Campbell-Miller – 1 week ago

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday announced a new $10 million grant to provide internet access points and about 20,000 devices with up to 24 months of high-speed unlimited data for students across Arkansas.


In Medical Cannabis, a Rush to Renew

In Medical Cannabis, a Rush to Renew This article is available only in print.

Health Care

With 70,000 Arkansas patients spending well over a half-million dollars a day in the state's 14-month old medical marijuana industry, Dr. Brian Nichol and Dr. David Nguyen are both surprised. read more >

Lost in Translation (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

Lost in Translation (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

OpinionHealth Care

The current state of affairs — social, political — is in turmoil in part due to mixed messages from individuals and institutions. The viral pandemic has rendered impotent authoritative and instructive messaging. read more >

Wes Clark Looks for GTL Cash

Wes Clark Looks for GTL Cash

Whispers

Gen. Wesley Clark, the retired four-star general from Little Rock and a former candidate for president, is looking for a few good millions. read more >

Council Pushes Passage of Sales Tax (Again)

Council Pushes Passage of Sales Tax (Again)

Transportation

Keeping northwest Arkansas' infrastructure projects funded is crucial to the area's continued growth. That was the familiar refrain heard at the Northwest Arkansas Council's annual meeting Wednesday. read more >