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Now displaying: September, 2018
Sep 25, 2018
Sep 24, 2018

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

Deadly storms strike the East Coast, but Arkansas forces mobilize to help. Duane Highley, CEO of the Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, joins me to discuss his company's power moves.

There was a particularly one-sided debate earlier this week. 2nd District Democrat Clarke Tucker accepted our debate request, but his Republican opponent, incumbent Rep. French Hill, declined. We'll bring you excerpts from Tucker's one-on-one.

And adverse childhood experiences - ACEs. You may not have heard the phrase, but it's a growing policy issue in Arkansas. Pediatrician Dr. Chad Rogers and UAMS researcher Dr. Nikki Edge explain.

Sep 19, 2018
Sep 17, 2018

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

New numbers from our Talk Business & Politics-Hendrix College Poll. The Congressional matchups, casinos, the minimum wage, and President Trump's job approval - where do voter attitudes stand?

Dr. Jay Barth of Hendrix College and Robert Coon with Impact Management Group join us to discuss and provide analysis.

A governor's debate. Although incumbent Republican Asa Hutchinson was a no-show, the show went on. Libertarian Mark West and Democrat Jared Henderson discussed a variety of issues including health care, taxes and gun control. We'll dip into several parts of this debate and discussion.

Sep 13, 2018
Sep 10, 2018

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

It's a small business smackdown. We'll go one-on-one with Trump cabinet member, U.S. Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon. We'll talk trade, tariffs, and yes, even Wrestlemania.

On the politics front, new polling from Talk Business & Politics and Hendrix College. How are things shaping up for the 5 potential ballot measures? Plus, we'll give you the schedule on numbers for the Governor's race, all 4 Congressional districts, and President Trump's job approval rating.

Hendrix College professor Dr. Jay Barth and Impact Management Group's Robert Coon join us for polling analysis.

Sep 4, 2018

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

We talk with Kane Webb, Arkansas Parks & Tourism Director about the scare at the Salt Bowl and changes for security at War Memorial Stadium as well as fall tourism news.  The economy makes gains, but there are undercurrents to watch out for.  Economist Mervin Jebaraj joins me for a conversation.  Plus top business & political headlines of the last week.  All of these stories and interviews are coming your way.

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