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Business’ Pushback Against Restrictive Voting Bills Gains Momentum

The pushback against new voting bills and laws in numerous states is growing with dozens of nation's largest corporations and business leaders signing a new statement objecting to “any discriminatory legislation." read more >
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s virtually abandoned newsroom last week.
Media & Marketing

Brainstorming to Save Local News in Crisis

The financial damage from the pandemic is amplified because ad spending tends to decrease faster than overall business spending in a recession, and job losses from COVID are unprecedented. read more >
Government & Politics

Bloomberg’s Costly Night: Arkansas Ad Total for Super Tuesday Is $4.84 Million

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York mayor who spent $558 million on advertising on Super Tuesday only to drop out of the Democratic presidential race in favor of Joe Biden on Wednesday, ended up spending nearly $5 million in Arkansas. read more >
Michael Bloomberg speaking in New York City in 2012.
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Bloomberg Spends Big on Arkansas Presidential PrimaryLock Icon

Remember the $2 million in Arkansas advertising that Michael Bloomberg had spent by mid-February for his Democratic presidential campaign? Well, you can double that, and then some. read more >
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Open Mike: Ads for Bloomberg Pump $2M Into Arkansas MarketsLock Icon

A $320 million ad push by Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg is driving up prices in Arkansas and elsewhere before Super Tuesday, March 3. read more >
Michael Bloomberg speaking in New York City in 2012.

Michael Bloomberg Registers for 2020 Ballot in Arkansas

Michael Bloomberg files paperwork to appear on the ballot in Arkansas' March 3 presidential primary, the latest indication the billionaire former New York mayor may seek the Democratic nomination. read more >
U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., is bracing for a budgeting battle when Congress reconvenes to grapple with hard decisions to avoid and deconstruct the fiscal cliff confronting America.
Government & Politics

Left and Right Already Swinging at Mark Pryor

The conservative Club for Growth tags Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor as President Barack Obama's "closest ally" in the state. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun-control advocacy group says Pryor "let us down." read more >
Government & Politics

Michael Bloomberg Pressures Donors Over Democrat Gun Control Votes

Six months after the Newtown school shooting, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is stepping up his gun control campaign by asking donors not to support Democratic senators who opposed a bill to expand background checks on gun buyers, while a mayors' group he co-founded is embarking on a national bus tour to rally for efforts to curb gun violence. read more >
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

NRA Defends Mark Pryor Against Michael Bloomberg in Radio Ad

The National Rifle Association is buying airtime on Arkansas radio stations to defend Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor's vote against gun purchase background checks proposed by President Barack Obama. read more >
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Bloomberg Gun Control Group Targets Mark Pryor in TV Ad Invoking Bill Gwatney

A gun control group is invoking the 2008 shooting death of Arkansas' Democratic Party chairman with a new television ad questioning Sen. Mark Pryor's vote against expanded background checks. (Includes video.) read more >