Tagged: Asa Hutchinson

Connection Equals Power (Editorial)

Connection Equals Power (Editorial)

OpinionTechnology & Telecom

High-speed broadband has become almost as essential to civilized living as electricity or safe drinking water, products provided for the most part by public utilities, products that, with occasional exceptions, are provided relatively cheaply and reliably. read more >

Asa Hutchinson: Arkansas Needs Hate Crime Law

Asa Hutchinson: Arkansas Needs Hate Crime Law

Legal

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says the state should have harsher penalties for people convicted of targeting others because of their race, ethnicity or religion, calling for the measure in the wake of two mass shootings that include one in Texas being investigated as a possible hate crime. read more >

Should Arkansas Quadruple P. Allen Smith’s Pay?

Should Arkansas Quadruple P. Allen Smith’s Pay?

Outtakes

Before calculating whether Arkansas gardening and lifestyle celebrity P. Allen Smith is worth $845,000 a year to the state for promotion, consider this: State tourism and marketing officials say they have better ways to spend the $200,000 a year Smith has been getting. read more >

Arkansas Floods Force New Look at Old Levees

Arkansas Floods Force New Look at Old Levees

TransportationCover Story

The historic spring flooding in Arkansas caused at least $100 million in damage. Now comes the re-evaluation of Arkansas’ long-neglected levee system, which will surely seek to address at least two big public policy questions: Who should be responsible for the levees? Who should pay for their maintenance? read more >