“Tom Cotton: Wrong for Arkansas” read a blaring headline of a blog on U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor’s campaign website on Aug. 6, 2013, as Pryor’s campaign anticipated U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton’s (finally) official announcement for a U.S. Senate run.
There was a recent meeting of the steering committee that is part of this $340,000 comprehensive planning study by the city of Fort Smith to figure out something about something related to the city’s development future.
Before the 2014 political season began, we steeled ourselves, remembering to be leery of the on-coming barrage of advertisements filled by a legion of unknown faces and making down-right alarming accusations about our elected officials.
Steve Jobs said innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. Michael Porter said innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity. Both ideas describe the importance of innovative thinking within your organization if you are to avoid mediocrity.
The Applied Sustainability Center at the University of Arkansas is offering such an intriguing workshop that The City Wire and Potts & Company have partnered to provide scholarships to 10 elected officials and top paid employees from the city of Fort Smith and Sebastian County government.
As Arkansas’ Grand Old Party adjusts itself to being in the majority not only in the state’s Congressional delegation, but also in the state House and state Senate, the rest of us are often left breathless at all the last minute pre-primary filing switcheroos of late.
The impending fiscal session of the Arkansas General Assembly begins this week down at the State Capitol. There looms great uncertainty to the tenor and attitude of this session with lawmakers who just a few months ago adjourned the longest regular session since the Great Depression.
After all the controversy this past summer surrounding the proposed high voltage transmission line planned by Southwestern Electric Power Company through the Ozarks, there is a new twist to this confusing issue, now drawing criticism and even proposed legislation from our neighbors to the north i
The members of the Arkansas General Assembly return to the Capitol in February for the 2014 Fiscal Session. This will be the third such session since voters changed the Arkansas Constitution in the 2008 election.
The success of Obamacare depends on my son and those in his demographic, or we have been told. He is a healthy male in his 20’s whose health insurance premium dollar is needed to finance the cost of healthcare for old people like me and women in general.