John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, is interested in a developing primary election in Arkansas. More Democrats appear to be seeking office. He talks with Roby Brock, from our partner Talk Business and Politics, about what this trend may or may not mean for 2018.
The Arkansas Legislature will meet beginning Monday. Once again, approval for the program now known as Arkansas Works will need approval. Almost every time the plan to extend healthcare to more Arkansans has been before lawmakers, it has been a nip-and-tuck affair. Roby Brock with Talk Business and Politics talks with Arkansas Senate Pro Tempore Jonathan Dismang about what to expect for the legislation during this year's fiscal session.
John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, speculates about the fate of the Arkansas Works program in the upcoming fiscal session of the Arkansas Legislature. He tells Roby Brock, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, there could be another nip-and-tuck decision this year for the program.
Tourism numbers for Arkansas continue to rise. Michael Tilley, with Talk Business and Politics, says visitors continue to come to the state and spend money. He also talks to us about the soon-to-be-vacant legislative seat held by Jake Files of Fort Smith. Senator Files' resignation is effective next week, in advance of the fiscal session for lawmakers.