Government & Politics


Governor Signs Trio of Tax Reform Bills

Governor Signs Trio of Tax Reform Bills
2 weeks ago

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has signed a series of bills that change state tax codes, including one to require out-of-state internet sellers to collect sales tax from in-state buyers.


Arkansas Legislature Formally Adjourns

Arkansas Legislature Formally Adjourns

Arkansas lawmakers have formally adjourned this year's session after giving final approval to legislation that would change the way Little Rock can try to change the city's form of government. read more >

Arkansas in Court Today in Fight Over Sedative for Executions

Arkansas in Court Today in Fight Over Sedative for Executions

LegalHealth Care

A federal lawsuit filed by death row inmates has renewed a court fight over whether the sedative Arkansas uses for lethal injections causes torturous executions, two years after the state raced to put eight convicted killers to death in 11 days before a previous batch of the drug expired. read more >

North Little Rock Looks to the Skies

North Little Rock Looks to the Skies This article is available only in print.

LegalTransportationCover Story

North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith had heard complaints about the North Little Rock Municipal Airport. Last fall, he asked some of the critical executives to put their concerns in writing, into a form he could take to the City Council. They did, and the remarks were scathing. read more >

At HOT, High Fliers Meet High Rollers

At HOT, High Fliers Meet High Rollers This article is available only in print.

TransportationCover Story

The airport code is HOT, and these days it's both an identifier and a description: Traffic, revenue and optimism are climbing at Hot Springs Memorial Field. read more >

Hot Springs Airport Once Held 'Name of Shame'

Hot Springs Airport Once Held 'Name of Shame' This article is available only in print.

LegalTransportationWhispers

Hot Springs Memorial Field was dedicated on Memorial Day in 1947 to honor Arkansans who fought and died in World War II. But originally, cronies on the City Council had named the airport for Mayor Leo P. McLaughlin. read more >

Building For Tomorrow (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Building For Tomorrow (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Banking & FinanceOpinionEditor's Note

Europe is still on my bucket list, so I'll never see Notre Dame as she was before last Monday. But, as horrific as the flames looked against the Paris night, the dawn brought renewed hope that a landmark that is centuries older than our country can be restored. read more >

EAS-y Does It (Editorial)

EAS-y Does It (Editorial)

TransportationOpinion

Is air service essential enough that taxpayers should subsidize private companies because there isn't enough consumer demand? The cities and airports served by EAS, in Arkansas and elsewhere, don't struggle to answer that question at all. And Congress is on their side. read more >

Trump Tried to Choke Russia Probe, Oust Mueller, Report Says

Trump Tried to Choke Russia Probe, Oust Mueller, Report Says

Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller's report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump had tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller's removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the president. read more >

Arkansas Business to Honor 2019 40 Under 40 Class

Arkansas Business to Honor 2019 40 Under 40 Class

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Arkansas Business will once again honor the state's outstanding young professionals at a luncheon for its 40 Under 40 class. You can order tickets here. read more >

GOP States Discover A Tax Hike They Have to Like: For Roads

GOP States Discover A Tax Hike They Have to Like: For Roads

Transportation

After passing waves of tax cuts in recent years, some lawmakers in several Republican-dominated states — including Arkansas — have decided it's time to make a big exception and are pushing for tax increases to fix roads that are crumbling from years of neglect. read more >

Springdale Hopes Opportunity Strikes

Springdale Hopes Opportunity Strikes

Banking & Finance

Daniel Hintz knows about revitalizing a city's downtown area and believes a new federal tax program could be just the ticket for Springdale's budding efforts. read more >