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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.

Apr 30, 2018

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

The economy is in a groove. Can we pinpoint what’s hot and what’s not? Economist Mervin Jebaraj of the UA Walton College of Business joins us to discuss.

A look at our latest round of Talk Business & Politics-Hendrix College polling. Hendrix College political scientist Dr. Jay Barth and political strategist Robert Coon from Impact Management Group join our roundtable.

Could Arkansas be the land of opportunity again? Arkansas Economic Development Commission executive director Mike Preston is in studio to discuss “opportunity zones” and how they may help depressed areas of Arkansas.

Apr 24, 2018
Apr 19, 2018
Apr 13, 2018
Apr 2, 2018

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


Economist Mervin Jebaraj discusses the state economy.

GOP gubernatorial candidate Jan Morgan outlines her election platform.

 Second District Democrats prepare for their first debate.


Tune in to Talk Business & Politics on Sunday for these interviews and much more.

Mar 26, 2018

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

A Little Rock judge cancels the medical marijuana selection process. What might this mean for future bids and more importantly, how will this affect patients and voters who approved the remedy? John Brummett joins us for analysis.

Citizens Bank in Batesville looks to grow. Newly named President Adam Mitchell sits down for a conversation.

And it’s election season. One group wants children at the forefront of your voting picks. TB&P contributor Tamika Edwards from Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families is in studio.

Mar 19, 2018
Mar 19, 2018

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

Soon there will be a new Arkansas Speaker of the House. Meet Rep. Matthew Shepherd, Republican from El Dorado. How will he handle his news duties?

A Democratic debate. There are scores of Democrats running for office in 2018. We’ve got an announcement for a special event coming in early April.

Plus, our roundtable discussion. Rex Nelson and Wes Brown break down the week from the legislative session to medical marijuana to an overhaul of state government and more.

Mar 14, 2018
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