Most of the damage inflicted on the U.S. labor market by the recession is reversible, according to Federal Reserve research, leaving open the possibility that additional stimulus will be effective in reducing joblessness.
Scott Ellington — the Jonesboro Prosecutor and First District Democratic Congressional nominee — called for two law enforcement investigations into suspicions of fraudulent signatures on two separate ballot initiatives.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is coming under increasing pressure from U.S. lawmakers who say the company’s internal corruption investigation is widening beyond Mexico and may include new allegations of tax evasion and money laundering.
Fort Smith Realtor Keith Lau, who ran a campaign promising to end micromanagement and against recent decisions to only partially automate Fort Smith trash collection, captured 50.81% of the vote in a municipal primary election to capture the Ward 1 position on the Fort Smith Board of Directors.
Fort Smith Sanitation Director Baridi Nkokheli revealed rate differentials for automated and non-automated solid waste collection on Tuesday (Aug. 14) at the Fort Smith Board of Directors study session.
Seeking to quell environmental concerns about the chemicals it shoots underground to extract oil and natural gas, Apache Corp. told shareholders in April that it disclosed information about “all the company’s U.S. hydraulic fracturing jobs” on a website last year.
Gov. Mike Beebe isn’t happy with Whirlpool, believes some of U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan’s federal budget plans could be “problematic and troublesome,” and is willing to put his tax-cutting credentials up against Republicans.
Presumed Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney selected Paul Ryan as his running mate, choosing a fresh-faced congressman regarded in his party as a fiscal visionary to sharpen the contrast he’s drawing with President Barack Obama.
Fort Smith residents Joel Culberson, Cecil Greene, and Judith Moran, were joined by Ward 1 Fort Smith Director candidate Keith Lau, in delivering 3,338 signatures to City Clerk Sherri Gard on Wednesday (Aug. 8).