Paul Gatling

Contributing Reporter

Contributing reporter from Northwest Arkansas Business Journal and Talk Politics.

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On today's show, we have the latest from the governor's daily coronavirus response briefing. Plus, we find out about a new initiative that aims to expand opportunities for farmers and increase consumers' access to fresh produce. And, we speak with the director of the Illinois River Watershed Partnership about the recent changes made by the Trump administration to historic federal environmental policies.

In today's edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Paul Gatling speaks with Eric Pianalto, the president of Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas, about how the lessons learned during the coronavirus pandemic will stick with healthcare providers for a lifetime.

On today's show, we have the latest information from Governor Asa Hutchinson's coronavirus response briefing. Plus, we begin our series of conversations with instructors who will lead sessions next month for a University of Arkansas Honors College course about the pandemic. And, we speak with a local hair stylist, who has been connecting with her clients during the outbreak through virtual appointments.

While it might seem like parts of the world have screeched to a halt during the pandemic, investing in new businesses has not. In this week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Roby Brock speaks with Wayne Miller, the executive director of the Venture Center in Little Rock, about the kind of investments that are going ahead despite the outbreak.

This week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report includes a discussion about how landlords of commercial properties are working with their tenants during a historic retail shutdown.