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Right to Start Hosts Summit on Entrepreneurship in Bentonville

National entrepreneurship nonprofit Right to Start is holding a summit in Bentonville next week to highlight local entrepreneurs and share new data about startups in the region. read more >
Bob Ballinger

‘Stand Your Ground’ Bill Fails Before Arkansas House Panel

An Arkansas House panel on Tuesday rejected legislation that would have eased the state's restrictions on the use of deadly force in self-defense. read more >
Government & Politics

Legislators Give Final OK to Bill Supporters Say Will Boost Solar in Arkansas

Arkansas’ sun power industry scored a major victory Tuesday afternoon at the state Capitol as the state House approved legislation to allow third-party financing of solar arrays. The measure, already cleared by the state Senate, will open up solar power options for non-taxed entities like nonprofit corporations, government agencies and schools. read more >
State Sen. David Wallace, R-Leachville (right), with Katie Laning Niebaum, director of the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association, and Alan Hope, CEO of Powers of Arkansas.
Construction / Energy / Government & Politics

Solar Advocates, Audubon Trumpet Bill to Let Nonprofits Reap Savings

Adam Fogleman, Pulaski County's attorney, a wide-ranging coalition of counties, environmentalists and renewable energy industry players back new net metering legislation. read more >