Government & Politics


Springhill Medical Corridor Still Attracting Business

Springhill Medical Corridor Still Attracting Business

Health CareRestaurants & FoodCover Story

Baptist Health, CARTI projects add to two decades of development on Springhill Drive in east North Little Rock, a place that was once best known as the lonely Interstate 40 location of ABF Freight's central Arkansas terminal. read more >

Central Arkansas Unemployment at 3.5 Percent

Central Arkansas Unemployment at 3.5 Percent

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

The unemployment rate in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan statistical area remains near a historical low, 3.5% in February. read more >

It Worked (Editorial)

It Worked (Editorial)

Restaurants & FoodOpinion

When Pulaski County voters approved a one-year, 1-cent sales tax to fund the River Project on Aug. 1, 1995, they set in motion a long line of redevelopment dominoes that led to revitalization along both sides of the river and hundreds of millions of dollars in economic growth. read more >

Arkansas Duck Hunting Not Dead Yet

Arkansas Duck Hunting Not Dead Yet

Cover Story

Reports that there were “no ducks” in the Arkansas Delta this hunting season were greatly exaggerated, but industry leaders are concerned nonetheless. read more >

AETN Standoff Still on Standby

AETN Standoff Still on Standby

LegalWhispers

A crucial deadline in the Arkansas Educational Telecommunications Network's standoff with its nonprofit fundraising foundation came and went this month with no resolution. read more >

A Slip of the Tongue (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A Slip of the Tongue (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

LegalOpinionEditor's Note

The Mueller Report persuades me that Russian interference was not a joint venture with the campaign. Instead, it was something incrementally less despicable: criminal activity against Americans and our democracy by a hostile foreign government that Donald Trump's campaign knew about and welcomed. read more >

Staying 'Prayerful' (Editorial)

Staying 'Prayerful' (Editorial)

Opinion

President Trump may think that “trade wars are good, and easy to win,” but St. Francis County workers need jobs and Arkansas farmers, the top rice producers in the world, would love to ship their rice to China. Agriculture is, after all, the state's biggest industry. read more >

An Early Adopter, Arkansas Rethinks Lawmaker Term Limits

An Early Adopter, Arkansas Rethinks Lawmaker Term Limits

Nearly three decades after Arkansas became one of the first states to cap how long someone can serve in the Legislature, lawmakers may find out just how far voters are willing to go to limit their time in office thanks to competing measures on next year's ballot. read more >

US Economy Grew at Strong 3.2% Rate in First Quarter

US Economy Grew at Strong 3.2% Rate in First Quarter

The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.2% annual rate in the first three months of the year, a far better outcome than expected, overcoming a host of headwinds including global weakness, rising trade tensions and a partial government shutdown. read more >