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Delta Solar’s Katie Niebaum: Nation Moving to Clean Energy Economy

The president of Delta Solar of Little Rock brings a background in business ownership, politics and advocacy to her new role. read more >
Investments / Real Estate / Restaurants & Food

Forest Place Apartments Lights Up $29.3M SaleLock Icon

Little Rock apartments, the home of a Bryant fitness center and three area restaurants are the highlights of several recent million-dollar deals. read more >
Health Care / Insurance

Nancy, Mark and Blanche (Gwen Moritz Editor’s Note)

In addition to a left tilt to most partisan elections nationally, liberal policies and Obamacare specifically triumphed in several statewide initiatives in the conservative heartland. read more >
Government & Politics

‘The Year of the Woman’ in Arkansas (Heather Yates On Politics)

This is a record-breaking year for women in politics. Heading into the general election, there are 185 women running for Congress. Here's how women candidates are making a difference in Arkansas this year. read more >
If Republican Sen. John Boozman survives a primary race against Curtis Coleman, he will likely face former federal prosecutor Conner Eldridge as his Democratic opponent in the 2016 general election for U.S. Senate.
Government & Politics

Arkansas Poll Offers Very Narrow Opening for Democrats (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

The annual Arkansas Poll doesn't offer much immediate hope for Democrats. But it does suggest some very narrow openings that the party may be able to eventually capitalize on. read more >
Blake Rutherford
Government & Politics

Farewell to Democratic Tradition (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

Dale Bumpers, David Pryor, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor. Arkansas Business political columnist Blake Rutherford confronts the Republican wave of 2014. read more >
Former Democratic Senator Blanche Lambert Lincoln.
Business Services / Government & Politics

Blanche Lincoln Joins Board of Alliantgroup

Former U.S. Sen. Blanche Lincoln was introduced Monday in downtown Little Rock as the newest addition to the team at Alliantgroup, a Houston-based firm that helps businesses identify and realize federal tax credits. read more >
Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark. (left), and Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.
Government & Politics

Mark Pryor’s Bid Different Than Blanche Lincoln’s (AP Analysis)

A two-term moderate Democrat in Arkansas faces an uphill re-election fight, battling an anti-Obama tide in a race that's turned into a key battleground for control of the U.S. Senate. The story sounds familiar, but the comparison may not go much further than that. read more >
Bill Halter
Government & Politics

Bill Halter Quits Race for Governor to Avoid ‘Divisive Primary’

Former Lt. Gov. Bill Halter dropped out of the race for Arkansas governor Monday, saying he wanted to avoid a divisive primary with former U.S. Rep. Mike Ross for the Democratic nomination in 2014. Halter, who entered the race in January, told supporters about his decision in an email. read more >
Government & Politics

Democrats’ Race for Arkansas Governor in ’14 Unsettled (AP Analysis)

Bill Halter and Mike Ross are moving closer toward what could be one of the biggest party fights ever for the state's top office. read more >
Government & Politics / Nonprofits

Group Led by U2’s Bono Aims to Make Poverty A Priority in Election

Amid political campaigns that focus largely on the state of the domestic economy, One, a non-partisan group co-founded by U2 lead singer Bono, is arguing that Americans don't have it so bad when compared to people in other countries. read more >