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Now displaying: January, 2017
Jan 31, 2017

Columnist John Brummett discusses Trump's immigration ban and state lawmakers' struggle with medical marijuana.

Jan 30, 2017
On this week’s agenda:

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. State legislators are shaping laws to implement the new medical marijuana amendment. The AG is offering guidance. Plus, what Trump moves have been helpful or hurtful? 

George Makris, chairman and CEO of Simmons First. His bank has been on a buying spree. What's on the horizon in 2017? 

We'll go inside the numbers for a closer look at top stories. What three numbers were most important this past week? Plus, we'll round up the legislature and look at a variety of local issues with Michael Tilley, Wes Brown and George Jared.

 

 

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Jan 23, 2017
On this week’s TV edition of Talk Business & Politics, which airs Sundays at 9:30 a.m. on KATV Channel 7 in Central Arkansas; 10 a.m. on KAIT-NBC in Northeast Arkansas; and 10:30 a.m. on KFSM Channel 5 in Northwest Arkansas/Fort Smith.

A new President is sworn in. Donald Trump will be a departure from the last eight years of Barack Obama. Nahal Toosi, foreign correspondent for Politico, joins us for analysis.

From the nation’s capital to the state capitol, Arkansas lawmakers have tax cut fever. While one proposal sails through committee, another is being significantly altered. Senator Jake Files, R-Fort Smith, and Rep. Warwick Sabin, D-Little Rock, are our guests.

Editor Paul Gatling with the NWA Business Journal talks real estate, manufacturing, and startups. George Jared with news of a pending town merger and a commercial airport for Jonesboro. And, Wes Brown with news on bank profits and Acxiom’s latest making moves.​
 

 

Jan 18, 2017
Jan 18, 2017
Jan 16, 2017
On this week's Talk Business & Politics:
 
Sen. Tom Cotton. Leaks from the intelligence community. Who’s to blame? Repealing Obamacare. How will that work? The state’s junior senator joins us from Washington.

From the state legislature, Rep. Charlie Collins and Sen. Joyce Elliott. How is the tax cut debate playing out? Will the push for guns on college campuses be different? What’s on the education agenda?
Jan 12, 2017
Jan 9, 2017
Jan 9, 2017

On this week’s Talk Business & Politics agenda:

Cong. Rick Crawford

Cong. Rick Crawford. The 1st District Congressman weighs in on an ethics controversy in Washington this week. Also, is he a candidate for Agriculture Secretary? His answer may surprise.

Year in Review

Michael Tilley from Northwest Arkansas and George Jared from our Northeast Arkansas bureau sum up the year in review in 2016 and what to watch for in 2017.

Inside the Numbers

We'll go "Inside the Numbers" for a roundup of local news headlines.

Plus, political columnist John Brummett with a roundup from Washington and a preview of the Arkansas legislative session.

 

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