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New Dawn for US Solar Rising Here, Halter Says
Bill Halter, former Arkansas lieutenant governor and CEO of Scenic Hill Solar.

New Dawn for US Solar Rising Here, Halter Says

by Kyle Massey – 2 weeks ago

Last week, Scenic Hill Solar CEO Bill Halter announced a major initiative to make Arkansas a center of solar power that is “American Made, Arkansas Built.”


Business Groups Urge Congress to Block Potential Rail Strike

Business Groups Urge Congress to Block Potential Rail Strike

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The business groups led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Manufacturers and National Retail Federation said even a short-term strike would have a tremendous impact and the economic pain would start to be felt even before the Dec. 9 strike deadline. read more >

What to Watch in 2023 (Lance Turner Editor's Note)

What to Watch in 2023 (Lance Turner Editor's Note)

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Last year around this time, I identified a few business news items with implications for 2022. And with 2023 on the horizon, it's time to do it again — and check on a couple of last year's forecasts. read more >

Arkansas Unemployment Rises to 3.6%

Arkansas Unemployment Rises to 3.6%

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The state Division of Workforce Services says Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point, from 3.5% in September to 3.6% in October. read more >