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Booming Economy in NWA Fuels Area's Private Aviation

Booming Economy in NWA Fuels Area's Private Aviation This article is available only in print.

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It doesn't take a numbers guru to know that things are adding up for the Fayetteville Executive Airport at Drake Field. Summer Fallen, the airport service manager, says the airport has felt the positive effects of a strong economy in northwest Arkansas. read more >

Arkansas Business to Honor 2019 40 Under 40 Class

Arkansas Business to Honor 2019 40 Under 40 Class

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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 >

UA's CBER to Host Quarterly Business Analysis on May 16

UA's CBER to Host Quarterly Business Analysis on May 16

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The Center for Business and Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas will present its regular Quarterly Business Analysis on May 16 in Fayetteville. read more >

Arkansas Pot Plots Proved Smokin' Hot

Arkansas Pot Plots Proved Smokin' Hot

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Pinpointing legally permissible real estate for the state's first medical cannabis enterprises after a 2016 legalization vote was like plunging into the haystack to find the perfect spot for a needle, those involved in the process say. read more >

Nursing Home Lawsuits Test Nonprofit Immunity

Nursing Home Lawsuits Test Nonprofit Immunity

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A company behind about two dozen nursing homes in Arkansas is facing increasing scrutiny over the nonprofit status of its facilities, which plaintiffs have dismissed as a ploy to avoid liability in cases alleging improper care. read more >

Looking On the Bright Side (Editorial)

Looking On the Bright Side (Editorial)

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Those in positions of authority are sometimes advised to praise the behaviors they want to see more often. To that end, as voters we aim to please. read more >

Arkansas House Votes 75-18 to Keep Medicaid Plan

Arkansas House Votes 75-18 to Keep Medicaid Plan

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Arkansas lawmakers have voted to keep the state's Medicaid expansion another year, days after the program's future appeared in limbo following a court decision blocking the state from enforcing a work requirement. read more >

Hot Jobs: Solar Ranked as Fastest-Growing Occupation

Hot Jobs: Solar Ranked as Fastest-Growing Occupation

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Renewable energy and health care top the list of the fastest-growing jobs in the United States in 2016-26, as predicted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. read more >

A Vested Interest (Editorial)

A Vested Interest (Editorial)

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Should Arkansans whose income makes them eligible for Arkansas Works, our unique approach to the Affordable Care Act's expansion of Medicaid, be required to work in order to receive health insurance? read more >

Trying Again on Revised Overtime Rules (Missy McJunkins Duke Commentary)

Trying Again on Revised Overtime Rules (Missy McJunkins Duke Commentary)

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The statistical reality of the the U.S. Department of Labor's overtime proposal is that Arkansas employees earn lower wages than much of the country, meaning Arkansas employers are more likely than employers in other parts of the country to feel the effects of an increase. read more >

Arkansas Ranks Low in Economic Clout of Women-Owned Businesses

Arkansas Ranks Low in Economic Clout of Women-Owned Businesses

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Arkansas ranks in the bottom 11 states in terms of the “economic clout” of women-owned businesses, according to the 2018 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report commissioned by American Express. (Eleven states were included because of ties.) read more >

HR, Meet THC: Bosses Told to Prepare for Cannabis

HR, Meet THC: Bosses Told to Prepare for Cannabis

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Medical marijuana is now legal in Arkansas and due to hit the market in six weeks. Lawyers, compliance professionals and the Society for Human Resource Management are warning companies to get ready. read more >