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Apr 24, 2017

On this weeks edition of Talk Business & Politics:

The state executes its first death row inmate since 2005. Witness to the execution KATV’s Marine Glisovic and TB&P reporter Wes Brown join us to discuss.

Foreign affairs. Sen. Tom Cotton sits down for a lengthy discussion about a number of international hotspots: North Korea, Iran, Syria and more.

Remembering Jay Dickey. The iconoclastic former Fourth District Congressman passed away last week. We’ll look at his life, career and legacy.

Apr 17, 2017
Apr 17, 2017

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

The death penalty. Last minute legal wranglings rock the execution schedule. We’ll bring you the latest.

Two lawmakers take opposite sides on the death penalty debate. Rep. Reginald Murdock and Rep. Andy Davis discuss if the state should rethink its current execution policy.

Plus, Cong. French Hill. What does Arkansas’ 2nd District Congressman think of the recent airstrikes in Syria and Afghanistan, the possibility of health care reform, and the conversation regarding tax reform?

Apr 12, 2017
Apr 11, 2017
Apr 10, 2017
Apr 10, 2017

On this weeks edition of Talk Business & Politics:

Senate Majority Leader Jim Hendren. With the session’s business complete, what’s next for state lawmakers? Apparently, plenty.

New polling numbers on Arkansas’ death penalty. What do voters think of the upcoming execution schedule and much more surrounding the topic? Hendrix College professor Dr. Jay Barth offers analysis.

And, former Arkansas Attorney General Steve Clark. Now the head of the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce, Clark offers an exclusive interview of his duties during the state’s first lethal injection 27 years ago.

Apr 6, 2017
Apr 3, 2017
On this week's edition of Talk Business & Politics:
 
Arkansas and executions. The state is headed into eight executions over a 10-day period. One of Arkansas’ three living governors to oversee an execution joins us, Jim Guy Tucker.

Lawmakers are wrapping up their time at the state capitol. Reps. George McGill and Joe Jett talk politics.

And, Centennial Bank’s parent company, Home Bancshares, announces a mega-deal. Chairman of the Board Johnny Allison is here to talk business.
 

 

Mar 29, 2017
Mar 27, 2017
On this week's agenda:
 

Rep. Rick Crawford. Health care, North Korea, FBI investigations of President Trump and Russia. The First District Congressman shares his opinions.

Reporters Wes Brown and Elicia Dover round up news from the state capitol. It was a historic week on many fronts. Has Gov. Hutchinson’s legacy been defined?

We’ll also go inside the numbers for a look at new jobless numbers, including a new record low for unemployment.

Mar 20, 2017
Mar 20, 2017
On this week's agenda:
 
The Trump budget, the Ryan health care plan. Action in D.C. this week as Congress gets into gear. U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, R-Rogers, is our guest.

At the state capitol, lawmakers deal with a number of hot potato topics. Guns on college campuses, bathroom gender bills, medical marijuana and more. Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson, R-Little Rock, and Rep. Vivian Flowers, D-Pine Bluff, talk politics.

Unemployment numbers show good news for Arkansas. We’ll go inside the numbers for a closer look.
Mar 16, 2017
Mar 16, 2017
Mar 13, 2017
Mar 13, 2017
On this week's agenda:
 
Sen. John Boozman. The state’s senior senator offers his thoughts on a wide range of topics from North Korea to whether President Obama wiretapped President Trump.
 
Health care reform takes center stage. Rachana Pradhan with Politico joins me for an in-depth discussion of what’s moving in the nation's capital, what may happen next and what could it mean for Arkansas.
 
Plus, we’ll go inside the numbers for a look at three numbers that mattered the most this past week in Arkansas politics and business.
 

 

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