This week, voters in Sebastian County voted to end a tax that created about $6 million annually for the University of Arkansas Fort Smith. Michael Tilley, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, talks about that and about two elements of the economy doing better than expected during the pandemic.
Michael Tilley, with Talk Business and Politics, explains why sales tax numbers are up compared to last year in the Fort Smith metro. He also talks about the upcoming retirement of a Sebastian County official and what he thinks we can expect when the votes start being counted Tuesday night.
Michael Tilley, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, discusses an increase in commerce moving along the Arkansas River, the openings of two new businesses in downtown Fort Smith and why counterintuitive jobless numbers for Arkansas actually make sense.