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As Marijuana Industry Beckons, Banks Just Say No

As Marijuana Industry Beckons, Banks Just Say No

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On one side is a new industry desperately needing local banking services. On the other side are bankers salivating at potential deposits and fee revenue. Between them is a federal government that outlaws marijuana. read more >

Special Session Puts Focus Back on Jobs (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

Special Session Puts Focus Back on Jobs (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

An effort to lure a major defense contract to south Arkansas is offering Gov. Asa Hutchinson a chance to put the focus back on jobs weeks after a legislative session that ended with an unexpected fight over a religious objections law. But the special session planned later this month could also renew the debate over how much a Republican-controlled Legislature is willing to shed its dislike of government spending in exchange for the promise of a major economic development project. read more >