Tagged: Southeast Arkansas

Systemic Racism, Your Business (Stephanie Jackson Commentary)

Systemic Racism, Your Business (Stephanie Jackson Commentary)

OpinionBanking & FinanceLegal

When the United States forced the end of slavery, it intentionally reconstructed a country that held fast to the ideals of Blacks being less than equal. It instituted codes, polices and laws that kept Black Americans from obtaining the key to stability and wealth — capital. read more >

List: Paycheck Protection Program Aid Went Beyond Hard-Hit Companies

List: Paycheck Protection Program Aid Went Beyond Hard-Hit Companies

Banking & FinanceRestaurants & Food

The government on Monday identified roughly 650,000 mostly small businesses and nonprofits that received taxpayer money through a federal program that was designed to soften job losses from the coronavirus but also benefited wealthy, well-connected companies and some celebrity owned firms. read more >

Roger Williams Waxes Philosophical

Roger Williams Waxes Philosophical

WhispersHealth Care

Roger Williams was on the phone with a reporter, discussing COVID-19, the energy industry’s future, and his own plans as CEO of Energy Security Partners to build the state’s largest economic development project ever. But first, a sidetrack into semantics. read more >

Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future

Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationCover Story

Some, like the hospitality industry, are bracing for a long, slow return to pre-COVID vitality. Others, like the energy sector, see a quicker recovery after the early swoon. Some trends seem baked into expectations, like reliance on home-based employees and the technology they use. read more >

Pandemic-Infused Demand Puts Enviro Tech In 24-7 Mode

Pandemic-Infused Demand Puts Enviro Tech In 24-7 Mode

Health CareTechnology & TelecomCover Story

Making hand sanitizer is nothing new for Enviro Tech Chemical Services Inc. of Modesto, California. But three months ago, the product was swept up in an unexpected surge in popularity thanks to COVID-19. read more >

Arkansas Unemployment Fund Stable, but Worrisome

Arkansas Unemployment Fund Stable, but Worrisome

Banking & FinanceCover Story

The state’s unemployment fund was in the best of shape before the pandemic and is still healthy, but politicians and community leaders are worried it will be depleted by early 2021 if the economy does not bounce back as expected. read more >