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Now displaying: July, 2017
Jul 24, 2017
On this week’s TV edition of Talk Business & Politics:



Healthcare Revived
Healthcare is revived. Sen. Tom Cotton joins me to discuss Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare now, not later.

Survey Says
New polling data on healthcare. What do Arkansans think? Plus, how do Arkansas voters view President Trump’s job performance? Some surprising results all-around. Dr. Jay Barth of Hendrix College joins me for analysis.

On the Road
Rex Nelson of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette has been traveling the state. From Hot Springs to Fort Smith to the capital city, we’ll get his take on his latest road trips.

Jul 17, 2017
On this week’s TV edition of Talk Business & Politics:



The U.S. Senate revises its healthcare proposal. Can it win the votes for passage? What do Arkansas’ governor and two senators think? How might the bill impact you? We’ll explore with former Arkansas Surgeon General Dr. Joe Thompson, now CEO of the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement.

Debating the pros and cons. John Burris, one of the architects of Arkansas’ private option, and Marquita Little, health policy analyst for Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families discuss.

And the mean streets of Little Rock. Is a plan coming into place to do something to combat the violence? Arkansas Democrat-Gazette columnist John Brummett weighs in.

Jul 12, 2017
Jul 11, 2017
Jul 10, 2017
On this weeks agenda:
 
Violent crime in the capital city. How close are we to a larger crisis? Will the governor’s efforts make a dent? And what do local officials think needs to happen to curb the situation? State Representatives Fred Allen and Andy Davis join our politics and policy roundtable.

Medical marijuana is opening for business in Arkansas. Talk Business & Politics senior analyst Wes Brown discusses his 5-part series on what we can expect from this new level of commerce.

And healthcare politics. With Congress on recess, the GOP federal plan is still stalled. Contributors Robert Coon and Jessica DeLoach Sabin have a conversation about the good, the bad, and the unhealthy.
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