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Dec 17, 2018

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

After a big battle, a Conway plant is closing, but could new jobs be on the way? Arkansas Economic Development Commission director Mike Preston joins us to discuss the project pipeline.

It's been a roller coaster week in national politics as Washington D.C. reacts to legal developments in cases involving President Trump.

On the state front, Arkansas Works, the departure of a high profile cabinet member, and prep for the legislative session begins. TB&P contributors Tamika Edwards and John Burris weigh in.

Dec 10, 2018

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

Baptist Health expands its footprint into the Fort Smith regional market. CEO Troy Wells joins us to discuss this and healthcare’s future.

In politics, President George Herbert Walker Bush is laid to rest. Plus, there are new mayors in Little Rock and Bentonville. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette columnist Rex Nelson offers his insight on Bush's legacy and the new mayors' challenges.

And it’s been an "energetic" week for news. From the Fayetteville Shale Play to Murphy Oil, we’ll talk energy-related news with TB&P's Wes Brown.

Dec 3, 2018

On today’s edition of Talk Business & Politics:   We will be talking about the deep dive on Arkansas economy from state policy to international tariff.  Economist Mervin Jabaraj breaks down what the numbers are showing us.

Bipartisan health care reform has been happening in Arkansas for twenty years.  Dr. Joe Thompson with Arkansas Center for Health Improvement joins us today to discuss an upcoming event with former Arkansas Governors Huckabee and Beebe.

Downtown redevelopment is booming across Arkansas. Arkansas Department of Heritage Executive Director Stacy Hurst and I discuss what’s sparking the revolution.

 

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