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U.S. Senate Unveils $1T Infrastructure Bill

U.S. Senate Unveils $1T Infrastructure Bill
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After much delay, senators unveiled a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, wrapping up days of painstaking work on the inches-thick bill and launching what is certain to be a lengthy debate over President Joe Biden's big priority.


Calling All Nurses: The Crisis Continues

Calling All Nurses: The Crisis Continues This article is available only in print.

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Hospitals in Arkansas and around the country are desperately seeking nurses to care for a surging number of COVID-19 patients, and providers fear the demand will rise during the upcoming flu season. read more >

22 Years and Change (Lance Turner Editor's Note)

22 Years and Change (Lance Turner Editor's Note)

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The tools will change but not our mission of providing meaningful content that our business audience can't get anywhere else. read more >

Walmart Reigns in Net Income, Executive Pay

Walmart Reigns in Net Income, Executive Pay

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Walmart Inc. rules Arkansas Business' annual lists of the state's public companies and how much their executives are paid, and it's hard to imagine a time when that won't be true — especially as the lists get shorter. read more >

Leadership Academy to Feature Sam's Club Exec, UA Athletics Director

Leadership Academy to Feature Sam's Club Exec, UA Athletics Director

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Megan Crozier, chief merchant for Sam's Club, and University of Arkansas Vice Chancellor for Athletics Hunter Yurachek are among the featured speakers for the fall Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy in Bentonville. read more >

Arkansas Q1 GDP Rises 6.9%

Arkansas Q1 GDP Rises 6.9%

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Real gross domestic product rose in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the first quarter of 2021. read more >

I-40 Bridge Nightmare Nearing End, With Luck

I-40 Bridge Nightmare Nearing End, With Luck

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No official has given a hard date for when the six-lane Interstate 40 bridge across the Mississippi River will reopen for traffic, but it is beginning to look like the end of July is a good bet. read more >

Biden Budget Includes $149M for Three Rivers Project

Biden Budget Includes $149M for Three Rivers Project

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President Joe Biden's proposed budget for fiscal year 2022 includes $149 million for the Three Rivers Project, which officials say would prevent an economically devastating shutdown of the 50-year-old McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. read more >

Third-World Problems (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Third-World Problems (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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For reasons that I cannot grasp, a depressing majority of Arkansans over age 16 — two out of three — are still not fully vaccinated against the disease that has killed almost 6,000 of our neighbors. read more >

U.S. Infrastructure Showing Its Age

U.S. Infrastructure Showing Its Age

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As of early last week, President Joe Biden's eight-year, $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal appeared to be holding, but polarization in Washington makes the deal fragile. read more >