Tagged: Donald Trump

What, Me Plan? (Editorial)

What, Me Plan? (Editorial)

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Arkansas’ elected officials know President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is hurting the state. They just don’t appear to know exactly what to do about it. read more >

Trade War Cuts Deep in Arkansas

Trade War Cuts Deep in Arkansas

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The U.S.-China trade war is being fought in the forests and mill towns of Arkansas as tariffs take their toll on the hardwood lumber industry. So far, state lumbermen say, they’ve been able to absorb most of the losses, but a day of reckoning is coming. read more >

Kneecapping Arkansas (Editorial)

Kneecapping Arkansas (Editorial)

Opinion

Will Gov. Asa Hutchinson's upcoming visit to China a wise use of resources, or is the governor perhaps captive to a nostalgia for a time when the Oval Office wasn’t occupied by a man devoted to protectionist policies? read more >

Hospital Prices to Go Online, But Will Numbers Tell Story?

Hospital Prices to Go Online, But Will Numbers Tell Story?

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The idea of Americans scrolling through hospital websites to find the best deal on a mammogram or tonsillectomy sounds good to almost everybody. But the devil is in the details, and when federal plans emerged to force hospitals and insurers to reveal their negotiated rates for all kinds of medical services, the pitchforks came out. read more >

Trump Administration Issues New Overtime Rule

Trump Administration Issues New Overtime Rule

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The Trump administration has issued a rule that will make overtime pay available to 1.3 million additional workers, though the proposal replaces a more generous one advanced by former President Barack Obama. read more >

Lost Causes (Editorial)

Lost Causes (Editorial)

OpinionHealth Care

One of our mottoes is “Lost causes are the only ones worth fighting for.” Apparently, whether he knows it or not, it’s one of Congressman Bruce Westerman’s too. read more >

The Art of Being Wrong (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Art of Being Wrong (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareLegalEditor's Note

Before being elected president, Donald Trump had never worked for anyone but himself or his ultra-wealthy father. That doesn’t explain why he feels so comfortable saying things that are demonstrably untrue, but it could explain why he never had to learn how to own a mistake. read more >

The Long Game (Editorial)

The Long Game (Editorial)

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Billions of dollars in government aid to farmers may soften these initial blows, but the longer that the U.S.-China trade war continues, the greater will be the damage to American agriculture — and Arkansas farmers. read more >