Tagged: Randy Zook

Transgender Laws Draw a Hot Spotlight

Transgender Laws Draw a Hot Spotlight

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New restrictions on trangender minors have left the state a target of scorn and boycotts, and LGBTQ activists were calling the new legislation itself a hate crime. read more >

Legisature Approves Conscience Objections for Doctors

Legisature Approves Conscience Objections for Doctors

Health Care

The Arkansas Legislature approves a bill allowing doctors to refuse to treat someone due to religious or moral objections, sending it to the governor over complaints that would create a blanket right to discriminate against patients. read more >

Beyond COVID-19: Industries and Leaders Look to Future

Beyond COVID-19: Industries and Leaders Look to Future

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Arkansas Business asked industry leaders to share their expectations for 2021, both before and after the coronavirus vaccine is widely available. Here’s what they said. read more >

Convention Centers Can’t Wait for Legislative Session

Convention Centers Can’t Wait for Legislative Session

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Arkansas’ hospitals and other industries have urgent concerns for the Legislature to address in the regular session that will commence on Jan. 11, but a key piece of the hospitality industry has needs that are more urgent. read more >

Arkansas Unemployment Fund Stable, but Worrisome

Arkansas Unemployment Fund Stable, but Worrisome

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The state’s unemployment fund was in the best of shape before the pandemic and is still healthy, but politicians and community leaders are worried it will be depleted by early 2021 if the economy does not bounce back as expected. read more >

A Bit Too Interesting (Editorial)

Opinion

We are all living in interesting times due to the curse that is COVID-19. A pandemic that knows no borders and has no cure was, until the past few weeks, the stuff of bureaucratic game theory and Hollywood thrillers. read more >