Tagged: Government & Politics

Business Groups Urge Congress to Block Potential Rail Strike

Business Groups Urge Congress to Block Potential Rail Strike

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The business groups led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Manufacturers and National Retail Federation said even a short-term strike would have a tremendous impact and the economic pain would start to be felt even before the Dec. 9 strike deadline. read more >

What to Watch in 2023 (Lance Turner Editor's Note)

What to Watch in 2023 (Lance Turner Editor's Note)

OpinionTransportationEditor's Note

Last year around this time, I identified a few business news items with implications for 2022. And with 2023 on the horizon, it’s time to do it again — and check on a couple of last year’s forecasts. read more >

10 Years On, Bradbury Case Moves Ahead

10 Years On, Bradbury Case Moves Ahead

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After more than a decade of waiting, Ralph Bradbury can move forward with his lawsuit against the former owners of the defunct Continental Express Inc. of Little Rock. read more >

World Services for the Blind Awarded $750K for Group Home

World Services for the Blind Awarded $750K for Group Home

The home, which is expected to be the only facility of its kind in Arkansas, will serve adults who are blind with a diagnosed intellectual or developmental disability, and older blind people who may not otherwise fit into a traditional assisted living facility. read more >

Arkansas Unemployment Rises to 3.6%

Arkansas Unemployment Rises to 3.6%

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The state Division of Workforce Services says Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point, from 3.5% in September to 3.6% in October. read more >

Medicaid Records Mishandled at Arkansas DHS

Medicaid Records Mishandled at Arkansas DHS

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

The department said it learned on Sept. 16 that an employee had sent messages from her official email account to her personal Yahoo account with client information attached. read more >