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Now displaying: June, 2017
Jun 28, 2017
Jun 27, 2017
Jun 26, 2017

On this week’s TV edition of Talk Business & Politics:


Special elections and healthcare reform. The nation’s capital was abuzz this week. Politico’s chief polling analyst Steven Shepard joins us to drill down into the numbers.

A new Cuban crisis? U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, discusses his opposition to the President’s new policy.

Time for a town hall. Rep. Vivian Flowers, D-Pine Bluff and leader of the Legislative Black Caucus, shares her experiences on the road as she and her fellow caucus members criss-cross the state.

Plus, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette columnist John Brummett shares his thoughts on the FBI probe of legislative communications at the state capitol.
Jun 19, 2017

On this week’s edition of Talk Business & Politics:

A traumatic week in Washington D.C. as a shooter takes aim at Congressmen and staff on a Virginia baseball field. U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Little Rock, is our guest to discuss this and other business.

Kids Count, but what do the numbers say? Rich Huddleston and Tamika Edwards of Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families talk about the newest statistics on the health of the state’s school children.

And he’s back in black, as in black and white. Politico Rex Nelson returns his newspaper roots as he rejoins the Arkansas Democrat Gazette. We’ll talk politics.

Jun 12, 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:

James Comey testifies before the U.S. Senate. Did we learn anything new? Political columnist John Brummett with analysis.

State lawmakers continue the trek to review taxes and economic policy. Chairwoman Rep. Laurie Rushing joins us for a conversation on where she hopes to lead her committee.

Activist Paul Spencer is eyeing a Congressional challenge in the Second District. Why is he wanting to run?

And senior analyst Wes Brown. Is Arkansas’ record unemployment rate as low as we think?

Jun 5, 2017

On this week’s TV edition:

Senator Tom Cotton. The state's junior senator weighs in on the President's budget and healthcare. 

Arkansas financier Warren Stephens. He says capitalism is under threat and he's doing something about it. Plus, his thoughts on the Trump administration and what's on the business and political horizon. 

Arkansas Children's CEO Marcy Doderer. With a new logo, an old mission is expanded. Arkansas Children's is upping the ante with its investments in pediatric care in Arkansas. What can you expect next?

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