John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, speaks with Roby Brock, from our partner Talk Business and Politics, about the safety of reopening schools for in-person instruction this fall. They also discuss President Trump's commutation of Roger Stone's prison sentence.
Michael Tilley, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, tells us more about a military program that aims to develop a fighter training center for foreign pilots. Ebbing Air National Guard Base in Fort Smith is one of five U.S. Air Force finalists sites for the initiative. Tilley also discusses a possible future for Fianna Hills Country Club.
A 22-month long leadership program through the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture continues through a pandemic. LeadAR offers participants a chance to have a global view of issues facing Arkansas and its communities. A discussion of the latest version of the program is part of this week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report.
John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, discusses why he believes Hutchinson's mask mandate will matter even if not all Arkansas elected officials are on board. He also considers the legacy of the late civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis in this week's conversation with Roby Brock of Talk Business and Politics.
Michael Tilley, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, tells us about a proposal for new management at the Fort Smith Convention Center and discusses home sales in the Arkansas River Valley, which have gone up during the pandemic.