Tagged: Mitch Mcconnell

U.S. Senate Unveils $1T Infrastructure Bill

U.S. Senate Unveils $1T Infrastructure Bill

Transportation

After much delay, senators unveiled a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, wrapping up days of painstaking work on the inches-thick bill and launching what is certain to be a lengthy debate over President Joe Biden’s big priority. read more >

Update: Shutdown Deadline Looms Over COVID-19 Relief Talks

Update: Shutdown Deadline Looms Over COVID-19 Relief Talks

Bearing down on a midnight shutdown deadline, top negotiators on a must-pass, almost $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package are committed to sealing an agreement Friday as they resolve remaining differences in hopes of passing the legislation this weekend. read more >

Survey Shows Arkansas Restaurants Still Hurting

Survey Shows Arkansas Restaurants Still Hurting

Restaurants & Food

A new survey by Arkansas Hospitality Association finds restaurants in the state making dramatically less money than in the same time last year, and more than a third are considering closing until the pandemic passes. read more >

Election Observations (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Election Observations (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

The genius of our elections is their decentralization. They are conducted at the county level, by local officials answerable to local voters and depended upon by local candidates. Systemic corruption would require the kind of vast conspiracy that makes a conspiracy exceptionally unlikely to succeed. read more >

Building For Tomorrow (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Building For Tomorrow (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceEditor's Note

Europe is still on my bucket list, so I’ll never see Notre Dame as she was before last Monday. But, as horrific as the flames looked against the Paris night, the dawn brought renewed hope that a landmark that is centuries older than our country can be restored. read more >

Regular Order (Editorial)

Regular Order (Editorial)

Opinion

There is not widespread agreement on the need for a massive border wall, and even the famously resolute Trump has been wishy-washy about exactly what kind of wall he has in mind. Can a price tag even be put on an idea so unformed? read more >

Trucking and Trump: An Infrastructure Match

Trucking and Trump: An Infrastructure Match

Transportation

The American Trucking Associations wasted little time reacting to Donald Trump's victory in the presidential election. The industry has been a proponent of improving the nation's infrastructure, which Trump said he wants to do. read more >