Tagged: Mike Beebe

It Takes a Village (Editorial)

It Takes a Village (Editorial)

Opinion

It took the efforts of many people over half a decade and two state administrations to land the Shandong Sun Paper plant that has the potential to transform the economy of Clark County and beyond. read more >

Big River Steel Mill Rises in Northeast Arkansas

Big River Steel Mill Rises in Northeast Arkansas

TransportationCover Story

The construction of the Big River Steel mill is a project defined by superlatives: at $1.3 billion, the biggest economic development project in Arkansas history; at $700 million, the biggest construction project in the state; one of the most technologically advanced, etc. read more >

Don't Be Surprised by Delays on Arkansas Death Row (Kelly Kissel Analysis)

Don't Be Surprised by Delays on Arkansas Death Row (Kelly Kissel Analysis)

Legal

It should come as no surprise that two years after Gov. Mike Beebe floated the idea of perhaps doing away with the death penalty, eight condemned inmates would be lined up for their turn in Arkansas' death chamber. But no one should be surprised if some or even all of the execution dates set between now and Jan. 14 pass without anyone dying. read more >

Mike Beebe Says He Hopes Lifting State's 'Swagger' is His Legacy

Mike Beebe Says He Hopes Lifting State's 'Swagger' is His Legacy

Despite key accomplishments, Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe admits that the legacy he hopes to leave after more than three decades in elected office is nebulous. It's trying to change the attitude of a poverty-stricken Southern state where "Thank God for Mississippi" is a familiar catchphrase. read more >

Mike Beebe Appoints 7 to Judicial Posts

Legal

Gov. Mike Beebe has announced the appointments of seven people to judicial posts in Arkansas — including the appointment of state Supreme Court Justice Cliff Hoofman to the Arkansas Court of Appeals. read more >