Tagged: Gwen Moritz

The Best of Times (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Best of Times (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareEditor's Note

Possibly because they’ve been awash in material goods their whole lives, the millennials seem less materialistic, and I admire that. But in so many other ways, I’m grateful to have entered adulthood when I did and sympathetic to the millennials who blame us for handing them a raw deal. read more >

Obamacare’s Costs (Feedback)

Obamacare’s Costs (Feedback)

OpinionHealth Care

What’s happening in Arkansas and throughout the country is only a portion of the extra cost of Obamacare and its related tentacles that can be expected in government programs. read more >

Flashbacks of Arkansas Business' First 30 Years (Editor's Note)

Flashbacks of Arkansas Business' First 30 Years (Editor's Note)

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationCover Story

To celebrate Arkansas Business’ 30th anniversary, the staff decided to pull out and reprint some of the stories that we felt were the most important, the most interesting and the most fun. Arkansas Business is still reporting on the state economic scene with business executives as its readership, sticking to its mission of providing the revealing, memorable and important business news available in Arkansas. read more >

The Haves & Have-Nots (Feedback)

The Haves & Have-Nots (Feedback)

OpinionHealth Care

It is most disappointing, as the middle class declines and the gap between the “haves” and “have-nots” widens, that there are still elected officials who believe “it is not the government’s role to provide for able-bodied people.” read more >

Too Small To Let Fail (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Too Small To Let Fail (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceLegalEditor's Note

In some ways the past five years have flown by, especially when I look at my suddenly grown kids. But economically speaking, the past five years have been very long and slow, and I can only imagine the misery of the millions who found themselves among the long-term unemployed or who lost their homes or who have been stuck with overpriced houses that they never should have bought in the first place. read more >

A 4 on the Moritz Scale (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A 4 on the Moritz Scale (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

The Moritz Scale, as you can see, ranks faux pas by political figures on a scale of 1 (behavior that “just looks bad”) to 5 (criminally bad behavior). It is applicable to political scandals that don’t involve sex — Ernie Passailaigue, former director of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, was twice measured on the Moritz Scale with nary a zipper problem — but sex certainly does seem to crop up regularly. And this installment’s subjects are currently involved in sex scandals. read more >