The shift of capital allocation for fiscal 2016 favors e-commerce and convenience formats at Walmart U.S., and for good reason, according to the retailer’s top executives who outlined their future plans during an investor meeting on Wednesday (Oct. 15) in Bentonville.
Opposing Senate candidates U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, had little new to provide those Arkansas voters who may yet be undecided on a race that some national pundits say could be critical to which party controls the U.S. Senate.
Real estate markets are often linked to economic performance but a report from Irvine, Calif.,-based RealtyTrac suggests that housing market turnarounds also favor incumbents in most of the eight hotly contested Senate races across the country.
A lawsuit expected to be filed earlier this month by the Department of Justice against the city of Fort Smith over Clean Water Act violations has not yet been filed thanks to an effort by Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel to resolve the issue outside the court.
In a departure from the often times toxic nature of political races in the 21st century, the two candidates vying for an open at-large seat on the Fort Smith Board of Directors engaged in a civil discussion of issues facing the municipality in a candidate forum held at noon Monday (Oct.
U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, brought his campaign for the U.S. Senate to Fort Smith Thursday (Oct. 9), bringing a familiar Arkansas native with him in an attempt to drum up support with less than a month away from the general election Nov. 4 and polls continuing to show a tight race.
On day one as governor, Mike Ross would have state agencies review regulations that are more than three years old to see if they are still needed or if they were ever needed. Asa Hutchinson would contact half a dozen companies to see if they would consider coming to Arkansas.
The Fort Smith Board of Directors approved a resolution during its regularly scheduled Tuesday (Oct. 7) meeting that expresses a desire to restart negotiations with the United States Department of Justice regarding compliance with the federal Clean Water Act.
The city of Fort Smith is facing a coming insolvency of its police and fire retirement contribution fund as early as 2019, but there are no plans to address the continually declining fund balance in this year's budget cycle as the city looks to possible solutions in future years, which could invo
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Penn., journeyed to Northwest Arkansas and the Fort Smith regions on Monday (Oct. 6) to have a first hand look at infrastructure needs in Arkansas' third Congressional district.
County judges and sheriffs are pushing for a special session to deal with jail reimbursements for state inmates, but Gov. Mike Beebe and at least one key state lawmaker are unconvinced a special session will fix the problem.
Pensions for police officers and firefighters in Fort Smith are costing the city of Fort Smith large sums of money each year. And the city fund responsible for paying into the system is projected to go broke sometime in 2019.