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Mar 7, 2017
Mar 6, 2017

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

 
The State of the Union. Second District Congressman French Hill, R-Little Rock, shares his reaction to where the debate will go next.

At the state capitol, a hectic week Talk Business & Politics Steve Brawner and Wes Brown talk politics.

We’ll go inside the numbers for a closer look at 3 numbers that mattered most. Plus, Michael Tilley discusses Northwest Arkansas news and George Jared reports on Northeast Arkansas business developments.
Mar 2, 2017
Feb 27, 2017
On this week’s agenda

 Jobs, jobs and more jobs: Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, joins me to discuss what’s in the pipeline and what to watch out for.

Medical marijuana. The topic struck a chord in a White House press briefing. What happened after Talk Business & Politics asked about the issue?

Sen. Tom Cotton. He’s had a busy week with a raucous town hall. The senator and I sat down to discuss other issues of importance, including health care and Russian election interference.
 
 
Feb 24, 2017
Feb 21, 2017
Feb 20, 2017
On this week's agenda:
 
Cong. Bruce Westerman. It was a volatile week in Washington. Westerman offers his take and explains a new committee assignment that could benefit Arkansas.

New polling data. It’s been 100 days since the election, how do Arkansas voters feel about Donald Trump. Plus, job approval numbers for Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

And it’s the Senate vs. the House. Not just in legislation under the dome. Next week, they’ll square off on the basketball court. Speaker of the House Jeremy Gillam, Senate President Jonathan Dismang are our guests.

 

 

 

 

Feb 15, 2017
Feb 14, 2017
Feb 13, 2017
Feb 13, 2017
On this weeks agenda:
 
From Washington D.C., Sen. John Boozman. Is bipartisanship dead? The senator weighs in on the confirmation process, his agricultural efforts in Cuba, and where the health care debate stands.

From the state capitol, Rep. Greg Leding and Sen. Missy Irvin. Tort reform, budget constraints, and medical marijuana. What’s left on the legislature’s agenda?

And we’ll rewind on women’s rights. As lawmakers celebrate a major milestone, what progress is being made?
 

 

Feb 9, 2017
Feb 7, 2017
On this week’s agenda:

Congressman Rick Crawford. With division in Washington, Democrats and Republicans are far from the same page. Is there any common ground? The congressman weighs in on this, the new ag secretary and how Obamacare may be replaced.
 
At the state capitol, a tighter budget, tort reform and campaign finance reform. Rep. Jana Della Rosa joins us to talk politics.
 
Plus, who won the week? Our Talk Business & Politics all-stars share their perspectives. Paul Gatling, Kim Souza, Wes Brown and George Jared join the panel.
 
 

 

Feb 7, 2017
Jan 31, 2017

Columnist John Brummett discusses Trump's immigration ban and state lawmakers' struggle with medical marijuana.

Jan 30, 2017
On this week’s agenda:

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. State legislators are shaping laws to implement the new medical marijuana amendment. The AG is offering guidance. Plus, what Trump moves have been helpful or hurtful? 

George Makris, chairman and CEO of Simmons First. His bank has been on a buying spree. What's on the horizon in 2017? 

We'll go inside the numbers for a closer look at top stories. What three numbers were most important this past week? Plus, we'll round up the legislature and look at a variety of local issues with Michael Tilley, Wes Brown and George Jared.

 

 

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