Former Oklahoma governor and American Banking Association CEO Frank Keating told an audience of mostly legal and financial professionals on Thursday (Sept. 17) that overly burdensome Dodd-Frank regulations implemented since the 2008 financial crisis are unfairly punishing community banks.
The consultants who are preparing a report that will guide Arkansas’ health reform efforts are “absolutely in writing mode” as they near an expected Oct. 1 completion date, the firm’s founder told legislators Wednesday.
It was not a good night for incumbents running for re-election to the Fort Smith School Board. Bill Hanesworth bested incumbent Rick Wade Jr., and Wade Gilkey defeated incumbent Russell Owen by wide margins.
Just over a week after the Department of Energy (DOE) staff provided an update on the status of the controversial Plains & Eastern Clean Line Transmission development, Arkansas’ congressional delegation fired off a letter Tuesday (Sept.
As the Republican primary for the 2016 Presidential nomination heats up, area GOP lawmakers are weighing in on their party’s candidates with picks, odds, and what the eventual nominee can expect from the other side.
Challenger Bill Hanesworth and incumbent Fort Smith School Board member Rick Wade will square off in one of two contested races on Tuesday (Sept. 15). One issue that isn’t ready to die just yet is that of the Southside Rebels mascot change.
President Barack Obama’s legislative victory last week to advance his U.S.-Iran nuclear agreement is far from over, according to U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, who says new benchmarks and an upcoming Presidential election could still undo the deal.
President Obama’s unpopularity in Arkansas will make 2016 election wins difficult for Democrats in Arkansas even though Obama is not going to be on the ticket. That’s not good news for Conner Eldridge.
An ordinance providing legal rights based on sexual orientation and gender identity was approved by Fayetteville voters in a Tuesday (Sept. 8) special election. The unofficial tally was 52.7% for the ordinance, or 7,666 votes for and 6,860 votes against.
While Arkansas voters are not for completely legalizing marijuana, they are overwhelmingly supportive of a restrictive usage of marijuana for medical purposes, according to a new Talk Business & Politics/Hendrix College/Impact Management Group survey.
The percentage of people in America without health insurance has dropped to 9.2%, while fewer people are avoiding seeking health care because of cost, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a preliminary report released Tuesday.