Tagged: Gov. Asa Hutchinson

Delta I-Fund Startups Featured at Demo Day

Delta I-Fund Startups Featured at Demo Day

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

Rejuvenix of Little Rock, a graduate of the Delta Innovation Fund accelerator, won $10,000 for technical assistance last week at the program's 2019 Demo Day at the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock. read more >

Governor Signs Trio of Tax Reform Bills

Governor Signs Trio of Tax Reform Bills

Banking & Finance

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has signed a series of bills that change state tax codes, including one to require out-of-state internet sellers to collect sales tax from in-state buyers. read more >

Venture Center, ICBA Mark End of First ThinkTECH Accelerator

Venture Center, ICBA Mark End of First ThinkTECH Accelerator

Banking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

An audience of prospective investors and bankers gather in North Little Rock to mark the end of the inaugural ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator, sponsored by the Independent Community Bankers of America and hosted by the nonprofit Venture Center of Little Rock. read more >

Legislators Give Final OK to Bill Supporters Say Will Boost Solar in Arkansas

Legislators Give Final OK to Bill Supporters Say Will Boost Solar in Arkansas

Arkansas’ sun power industry scored a major victory Tuesday afternoon at the state Capitol as the state House approved legislation to allow third-party financing of solar arrays. The measure, already cleared by the state Senate, will open up solar power options for non-taxed entities like nonprofit corporations, government agencies and schools. read more >

Governor, Business Leaders Form New Innovation Council

Governor, Business Leaders Form New Innovation Council

Banking & FinanceHealth CareTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Key leaders from Arkansas businesses, research universities, philanthropic organizations and state agencies will form the new Arkansas Innovation Council at Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s request. read more >

Gas Pos Relocates to NLR, Will Create 30 Jobs

Gas Pos Relocates to NLR, Will Create 30 Jobs

Banking & FinanceTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Gas Pos announced Thursday that it has relocated its headquarters to North Little Rock from Birmingham, Alabama, and will create 30 high-paying technology jobs. read more >

Arkansas Governors' Debate Focuses on Medicaid Work Rule

Arkansas Governors' Debate Focuses on Medicaid Work Rule

Arkansas' Republican governor defended the state's work requirement for its expansion of the Medicaid health insurance program for the poor as he debated his Democratic challenger Friday, saying the majority-GOP Legislature wouldn't support keeping the expanded coverage without the restriction in place. read more >

UA Announces Blockchain Center of Excellence

UA Announces Blockchain Center of Excellence

Technology & Telecom

The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas announced that it will establish a Blockchain Center of Excellence at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday on the second floor of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development. read more >