Tagged: Issue 1

Council Pushes Passage of Sales Tax (Again)

Council Pushes Passage of Sales Tax (Again)

Transportation

Keeping northwest Arkansas’ infrastructure projects funded is crucial to the area’s continued growth. That was the familiar refrain heard at the Northwest Arkansas Council’s annual meeting Wednesday. read more >

Road Tax Proponents Already Revving Up

Road Tax Proponents Already Revving Up

Transportation

A constitutional amendment to make a half-cent sales tax permanent goes before Arkansas voters on Nov. 3. Those in favor of the amendment, which would dedicate the tax revenue to the state highway fund, are already out beating the bushes to drum up support. read more >

Put Arkansas First. Vote for Issue 1 (Randy Zook Commentary)

Put Arkansas First. Vote for Issue 1 (Randy Zook Commentary)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegal

A jackpot justice system not only causes harm to our economy by impacting business recruitment and retention, but also limits access to quality medical care and allows consumers to be taken advantage of by lawyers promising a big payday. read more >

Life Is Priceless (Tré Kitchens Commentary)

Life Is Priceless (Tré Kitchens Commentary)

OpinionHealth CareLegal

Known as Issue 1 on the ballot, this proposed amendment to our state’s Constitution places an arbitrary, one-size-fits-all cap on the damages a jury can award when there has been a loss of life or a limb or some other tragedy. read more >

The Pros and Cons of Arkansas Tort Reform

The Pros and Cons of Arkansas Tort Reform

Health CareLegalCover Story

With less than five months before the November vote on capping attorney’s fees and damages, groups for and against tort reform in Arkansas are making their case with money. read more >