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The Arkansas Legislature will take up redistricting before ending the 2021 session. John Brummett, a political columnist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, considers the session with Roby Brock, from our partner Talk Business and Politics.

This week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal includes a conversation with a democrat who wants to be Lt. Governor.

Recapping a Busy Week

Sep 14, 2021
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John Brummett, a political columnist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and Roby Brock, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, disucss former President Bush's speech about 9/11 he gave Saturday and the current president's vaccination strategy.

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The latest effort for some relief from a federal mandate to improve Fort Smith's water and sewer system is stalled. Michael Tilley, with Talk Business and Politics explains.

Homebuilding is still a boom industry in the region. This week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal includes a forecast for the near future.

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Michael Tilley, from our partner Talk Business & Politics, discusses building permits in Fort Smith, in additional Hytrol Conveyor Belt plant in Fort Smith, and a new revenue report from the state of Arkansas.

Since the start of the pandemic many American workers have left jobs and many more are thinking about it. Cameron Smith, with Cameron Smith and Associatares discusses what the migrations from old jobs to new might mean for the workforce with our partners at the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal.

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Michael Tilley, from Talk Business and Politics, explains the ongoing costs to fix the Fort Smith water system continue to rise.

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The Bentonville-based company Junk Brands makes socks, headbands and other apparel. The company recently entered into new contracts with the NFL and NHL. Their story is part of this week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report with Paul Gatling.

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This week's conversation between John Brummett, a political columnist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and Roby Brock, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, includes a discussion about what FDA full approval of the Pfizer vaccine might mean for Arkansans hesitant to get a shot.

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