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.
Following last week's General Election, Republicans continue to hold a majority in both the Arkansas House and Senate. Roby Brock, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, and John Brummett, a political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, discuss what that means for the few Democrats in the legislature, as well as the upcoming redistricting in the state.
From immunizations to exercise, the pandemic has made it more challenging to make sure children are staying healthy. In this edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Dr. Chad Rodgers, the chief medical officer for the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care, speaks with Roby Brock, from our partner Talk Business and Politics, about how parents and medical professionals are dealing with the health of young Arkansans.
Roby Brock, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, says Arkansas was deeply Republican when 2020 began. He says it is even more Republican after yesterday's elections. We discuss last night's results in Arkansas.