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Jul 18, 2019

Chris Cline discusses the fourth class of participants at the Venture Center’s Accelerator program.

Jun 24, 2019

Columnist John Brummett discusses Little Rock city politics and international diplomacy.

Jun 24, 2019

Our 20th anniversary show is set. We'll take you through the top stories of the week, and then, we'll return with two guests from our very first TV show on June 27, 1999. Former Metropolitan National Bank CEO Lunsford Bridges and Maverick Transportation Chairman and CEO Steve Williams join us. What are both men doing these days, what do they recall from 20 years ago, and what advice do they have for business leaders of today? Plus, we'll roll out the beginning of our 20 for 20 campaign. 20 new products and programs for our 20th anniversary.

Jun 20, 2019

Randy Hurban, the new executive director of The First Tee of Northwest Arkansas, talks about the nonprofit’s focus on training future business leaders.

 

Jun 18, 2019

Becca Shaddox discusses the idea behind Anchor, a new business ecosystem in Fayetteville to help prepare early-stage companies for life after incubation. Anchor will make its home in the vacant Sears building in Fayetteville — an anchor tenant of the Northwest Arkansas Mall until it was shuttered in January 2018.

Jun 17, 2019

Columnist John Brummett discusses Sarah Huckabee Sander’s prospects for Arkansas governor.

Jun 17, 2019

On this week’s agenda Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving her high profile White House press secretary post. John Burris & Wes Brown break down how her return to Arkansas could change the political dynamic. 

A legislative debate over eye surgery could be re litigated on the 2020 ballet. Optometrist vs Ophthalmologist 2.0 initiated act Representative Alex Gray & Representative John Eubanks join me to discuss.

Talk Business & Politics turns 20.  What’s in store for our two decade anniversary.

These stories and more today on Talk Business & Politics.

Jun 10, 2019

Columnist John Brummett discusses D-Day, Trump and the Senator Linda Collins-Smith murder.

Jun 10, 2019

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

The high profile murder off former state Senator from Pocahontas, Linda Collins Smith.  Wes Brown joins me for commentary.

We focus on central and northwest Arkansas growth in our new series Data Points.  Economic developer Jamie Gates helps us drill down into the numbers.

The state lottery is on stable footing and growing in scholarship funding.  Director Bishop Woosley is our guest.

Those stories and more on this week’s edition of Talk Business & Politics.

Jun 3, 2019

Columnist John Brummett discusses Arkansas flooding, legislative ethics, and Bernie Sanders in the land of Walmart.

Jun 3, 2019

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

Gov. Asa Hutchinson urges patience in the wake of historic flooding along the Arkansas River. 

KATV's Marine Glisovic offers an in-depth look at how Arkansas' constitutional officers are spending money on travel and office expenses.

Wright Lindsey Jennings law firm has opened a medical marijuana practice and two attorneys - Erika Gee and Stuart Jackson - have been busy in Arkansas and Oklahoma. How are employers and patients responding to medical cannabis? What's next on the regulatory front?

Plus, two casino CEOs vying for business in Pope County make their case. Warner Gaming CEO Bill Warner and Elite Casino Resorts CEO Dan Kehl are our guests.  

May 29, 2019

UA- Pulaski Tech Chancellor Dr. Margaret Ellibee discusses a new, innovative scholarship program and changes to workforce development.

May 28, 2019

_Wright Lindsey Jennings’ Erika Gee and Stuart Jackson discuss rules, regulations and best practices for the state’s new medical marijuana industry. 

May 21, 2019

Northwest Arkansas Council President and CEO Nelson Peacock discuss Plug and Play, the Silicon Valley-based tech firm that announced plans recently to expand and create a new supply chain and logistics accelerator in Northwest Arkansas.

May 20, 2019

columnist John Brummett discusses Sen. Tom Cotton’s national comments and the growing Democratic Presidential Field. 

May 20, 2019

Farmers are paying a price in the trade war with China. A farmer himself, Democratic Party of Arkansas chairman Michael John Gray joins us for a conversation.

 

The state sees a spike in exports to the Middle East. Who, what, why? Talk Business & Politics Wes Brown talks business.

 

And the legends of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette come alive. At least when they are written about by Rex Nelson. He'll join us to discuss the 200th anniversary of the oldest newspaper west of the Mississippi River.

May 13, 2019

Columnist John Brummett plays Jeopardy to discuss politics, music and Mt. Rushmore. 

Apr 22, 2019
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Mar 25, 2019

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

Mack McLarty, Business Hall of Hamer, and former White House Chief of Staff shares his views on tariffs, the economy and doing business in Arkansas.  Northwest Arkansas Business Journal editor Paul Gatling has the interview.

Governor Asa Hutchison shares his views on Trump and the Democrats.

KATV  Marine Glisovic walks us thru some of the controversial subjects of the last week of the Arkansas legislature, the state flag debate, term limits, hog farms and then some. 

These stories and more.

Mar 18, 2019

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

Gov. Asa Hutchinson. He says it's time for the legislative session to wind down. What work remains? Plus, does the governor see any Republican successfully challenging President Trump in 2020?

And Noel White, CEO of Tyson Foods. He wants the $40 billion Springdale-based company to get bigger. What exactly does that mean? Our exclusive one-on-one continues.

Finally, our top business stories of the week. Windstream reveals more details of its bankruptcy.

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