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Now displaying: October, 2017
Oct 30, 2017

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

New polling numbers from TB&P and Hendrix College. What is President Donald Trump’s approval rating in Arkansas and do voters think the country and the state are headed in the right or wrong direction?

Mervin Jebaraj, economist with the Walton College offers insights on the economy, Amazon, and Chinese investments in Arkansas.

State Sen. Jim Hendren offers his take on the latest poll results, plus he updates us on tax reform and his new endeavor scrutinizing legislative report cards.

Plus, Arkansas Children’s CEO Marcy Doderer explains her current stance on health care reform and what’s in the works.

Oct 23, 2017
On this week’s TV edition of Talk Business & Politics:


Donald Trump picks another fight; Sen. Cotton is at the center of speculation; and Little Rock responds to Amazon. TB&P's Wes Brown and Rex Nelson of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette talk politics.

There’s a lot changing on the health care front, faster than you can keep up with on most days. Arkansas Department of Human Services director Cindy Gillespie talks Medicaid, Arkansas Works, and federal health care.

And welcome to Arkansas. Tourism is on the rise. We’ll go inside the numbers for a closer look.

Oct 16, 2017
On this week’s TV edition of Talk Business & Politics:



Congressman French Hill. What’s in store for tax reform? And is the Trump drama distracting Washington D.C.?

Two major forces come together in a unique alliance. UAMS interim chancellor Stephanie Gardner and Baptist Health CEO Troy Wells talk healthcare.

Plus, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette columnist John Brummett unveils what he thinks the NRA is up to in the wake of the latest uproar.

Oct 9, 2017

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

Sen. Tom Cotton. He offers his thoughts on Iran, North Korea, tax reform, gun laws, and health care.

The tragedy in Las Vegas. We’ll get Sen. Cotton’s thoughts on this, plus Democratic Party of Arkansas Chairman Rep. Michael John Gray and State Rep. Charlie Collins debate gun freedom and control.

They’ll also offer their thoughts on developments surrounding General Improvement Funds in the wake of new controversies and a Supreme Court ruling.

Oct 2, 2017

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

Tax cuts and the economy. Will they stoke what has already been one of the longest economic expansions in U.S. history? UA Walton College economist Mervin Jebaraj joins us to discuss.

A national award created to honor the late Frank Broyles gets a new marketing push. How could it help elevate the profile even further? Rex Nelson offers his insight on this and more.

It’s been 40 years since Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families launched. Former executive director Amy Rossi and current executive director Rich Huddleston recall the early years and discuss what’s still to come.

Plus, we’ll unveil something new for politics in 2018.

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