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Now displaying: February, 2018
Feb 26, 2018
Feb 26, 2018

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

Congressman Steve Womack. He heads the powerful House Budget Committee, which has its hands full with debt and deficits. Plus, what does he see happening on the gun access debate? We’ll find out.

Mark West, Libertarian candidate for Governor. He’ll be on the ballot this November. What does he stand for and can he get his party over a key voter threshold? 

Plus, the top stories of the week, including business news from Walmart and Windstream. 

Feb 21, 2018
Feb 21, 2018
Feb 19, 2018

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

The fiscal session begins with the governor calling for a big tax cut next year. Plus, the fate of Arkansas Works hangs in the balance, and a variety of non-fiscal issues surface. Rep. Vivian Flowers and State Senator Ronald Caldwell are our political roundtable guests.

Former House parliamentarian Tim Massanelli passes away at the age of 85. He spent 40 years serving at the state capitol. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette columnist John Brummett pays tribute.

And, the Urban League of Arkansas is experiencing a revival. Chairman Sherman Tate joins us for a conversation on how to bridge the urban and rural divides in the Natural State. 

Feb 15, 2018
Feb 12, 2018

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

As a fiscal session begins, the fate of Arkansas Works could be in the balance, especially in the Arkansas Senate where several yes votes have disappeared. What else should we be focusing on related to the state’s budget and could a special session be in the future?

The primary season heats up. Congress shuts down again and reopens again. Plus, governing in the age of Donald Trump. How challenging is it? Gov. Asa Hutchinson is our guest for the full half hour as we explore these questions and topics and much more.

Feb 5, 2018
On this week’s TV edition of Talk Business & Politics:

A State Senator resigns, a fiscal session looms, could a special session also be on the horizon? Senate President Jonathan Dismang joins Talk Business & Politics for a conversation.

The economy had a strong year in 2017 and 2018 looks promising. How much are the much-hyped tax cuts going to help? Economist Mervin Jebaraj from the UA Walton College weighs in.

And, from the corridors of Washington D.C. to the backroads of Arkansas, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette columnist Rex Nelson joins us for a conversation on the state of the union and the state of the state.
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