In recent years, Oklahoma’s state government has played a vital supporting role to the private sector, helping to promote a business friendly environment that has lead to a net gain of over 62,000 jobs created since 2011.
• Senate Report: Week 3 review
This past week saw some extremely positive news from the Governor with the announcement of our state’s first “Super Project” which happened to be a steel mill located in Osceola.
This week, Arkansas landed the largest economic-development project in its history. Big River Steel plans to build a $1.1 billion steel mill near Osceola that will employ 525 people. The plant will make steel for auto-, oil-and-gas and electrical-energy industries.
Whether we should allow guns into our places of worship is as much a test of the faith and goodwill we put into our communities as it is how far each of us is willing to go to protect our friends, family and self from the worrisome thought that danger might someday inhibit even God’s home on eart
An obstacle to small business growth beginning in 2014 is the provision of the Affordable Care Act that requires businesses with more than 50 full-time equivalent employees to provide their employees health insurance or pay a stiff penalty.
After all the talking, scheming, and planning, it is time to begin. Monday marks the first day of the 89th General Assembly, and it will look quite different from anything before at the Arkansas State Capitol.
The shiny new U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, who with a Republican label represents Arkansas’ expansive and politically diverse 4th Congressional District, isn’t making friends within the national media and what remains of the liberal media in Arkansas.
Compromise is generally defined as an agreement or the settlement of a dispute that is reached by each side making concessions. Just two ongoing debates illustrate the petty refusal of federal lawmakers to at least sometimes strike a bipartisan tone, and this despite the size of the stakes.