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Now displaying: May, 2018
May 29, 2018

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

The primaries are in the books except for a handful of runoffs, but the big races are called. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette columnist John Brummett is in studio for analysis.

The economy in Arkansas is up and down depending on where you live. Economist Mervin Jebaraj from the UA Walton College of Business joins us for a conversation.

And, Entergy Arkansas CEO Rick Riley describes a big new solar project that is about to come online and another major power project is in the works.

May 21, 2018

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

Tuesday is Primary Day. Are you ready for the elections? We’ll run down the biggest matchups and we’ll preview our coverage for Election Night.

Tourism and Heritage - there’s a lot at work, including the newly announced deal for War Memorial Stadium. Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy Hurst and Rex Nelson of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette join us for a roundtable conversation on this and other subjects.

Plus, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery is on a roll. Director Bishop Woosley describes what has been the winning ticket.

May 17, 2018
May 17, 2018
May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018

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

The two Democratic candidates for Arkansas Governor square off in their first and only debate. How did Leticia Sanders and Jared Henderson hold up?

New polling from Talk Business & Politics and Hendrix College. Guns, Arkansas Works and more. Political scientist Dr. Jay Barth and TB&P contributor Robert Coon join us for a roundtable conversation.

And 3rd grade reading is improving for Arkansas schoolchildren. Is it improving fast enough and why is this milestone important? Angela Duran from the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading is our guest.

May 7, 2018
May 7, 2018

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

Meet your two Democratic candidates for Arkansas Governor. TB&P’s Roby Brock sits down with Leticia Sanders and KATV’s Chris May has a one-on-one with Jared Henderson.

New poll numbers from Talk Business & Politics and Hendrix College in the Second Congressional District Democratic primary. Of the four candidates vying to take on Rep. French Hill, who is the front runner?

On the business front, 10 companies from around the world have descended on Arkansas for the next three months. Could one of them be the next big thing? Rob Lee, Chief Product Officer for FIS, joins us to discuss.

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