Tagged: Little Rock Regional Chamber Of Commerce

Be a Part of Leadership Greater Little Rock

Be a Part of Leadership Greater Little Rock

Leadership Little Rock

Leaders are not born; they are developed. Unfortunately, many people do not realize this fact. We take for granted the future of our area by simply assuming that the appropriate leadership talent will emerge to guide us whenever we need it. read more >

Van Tilbury: Congratulations To Emerging Leaders As Program’s Mission Continues

Van Tilbury: Congratulations To Emerging Leaders As Program’s Mission Continues

Leadership Little Rock

In LGLR’s 30 years of connecting talented, community-oriented leaders and immersing them in a nine-month course of full-day sessions — including history, community, education, government and politics, criminal justice and public safety, healthcare, military, and economic development — the program has produced measurable positive results through its more than 1,400 graduates to date. read more >

For Fairness (Editorial)

For Fairness (Editorial)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

We support the proposal before the Little Rock Board of Directors that would forbid discrimination against city workers, including discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. read more >

Chambers of Commerce Worried Over Judge's Payment Ruling

Chambers of Commerce Worried Over Judge's Payment Ruling

LegalCover Story

A Pulaski County Circuit Court judge’s ruling last month that ordered the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock to stop paying chambers of commerce and related entities for economic development programs sent shock waves through chamber offices across the state. read more >

That Got Their Attention (Editorial)

That Got Their Attention (Editorial)

Opinion

The State Board of Education’s vote last week to take control of the Little Rock School District away from its elected board members may have disappointed some, but it shouldn’t have surprised many. As the Lakeview case taught us in the last decade, the state government ultimately has the responsibility to provide adequate and equitable educational opportunities to all Arkansas schoolchildren, and it has stepped in to manage a number of school districts when needed. read more >

Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Focus: Putting Stock Into Little Rock

Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Focus: Putting Stock Into Little Rock

Capital Assets

To more effectively compete with the economic development efforts of other major metros, the chamber is increasing its private Stock in the Rock economic development investment by as much as 100 percent, empowering the organization to better: 1) develop our economy; 2) develop our community; 3) advocate on behalf of business; 4) keep, attract and grow talent; 5) market and communicate our opportunities and successes. read more >