Arkansas Times' Week in Review Podcast
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Lindsey Millar, Max Brantley and others from the Arkansas Times talk about the latest in Arkansas politics and culture.
||The It's All Over But the Shoutin' Edition||The end of the fiscal session, including passage of the private option; the end of Circuit Judge Mike Maggio’s campaign for Court of Appeals, the political landscape for the Arkansas House after Monday’s filing deadline and some rumblings in the lieu||3/7/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Josh Miller in the Spotlight Edition||The latest in the fight to over reauthorizing the private option in Arkansas, the legislative hypocrite of the week, Sen. Johnny Key and the University of Arkansas and a beginning of the end of the lieutenant governor’s office leftovers — all covered||2/28/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Tyranny of the Minority Edition||How much we hate the Arkansas legislature and minority rule, what Asa Hutchinson and French Hill think about the private option, a new congressional candidate, whether a casino might be in Little Rock's future and the vocal stylings of Warren Stephens||2/21/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The No Good Nine Edition||The no-good nine and Nate Bell who’re working to destroy the private option, Gilbert Baker’s fundraising for Republicans, U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin’s entrance into the lieutenant governor's race and the growing support for marriage equality across the||2/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Lt. Gov's Office Has Never Gotten Such Attention Edition||Michael Lamoureux and the staff of the former lieutenant governor, Tim Griffin’s interest in running for lieutenant governor, Mike Ross’s plan to cut income taxes, new charges against Martha Shoffner, plans for a medical school at ASU and a compellin||2/7/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Don't Let the Darr Hit You on the Way Out Edition||The imperiled private option, the lieutenant governor’s office post-Darr, Arkansas Department of Education director Tom Kimbrell, the ouster of LR Wastewater chief Reggie Corbitt and Tom Cotton’s vote against the Farm Bill — all covered this week.||1/31/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Portents of Jonesboro Edition||The state Senate special election in Jonesboro, early consequences of the new voter ID law, state Rep. Mark Biviano applying for a six figure job he helped create, Tom Cotton voting against Arkansas and creationism and charter schools — all discussed o||1/17/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Bold Predictions Edition||Speculation on Mark Darr's fate, plus bold predictions on what'll happen at the Joint Performance Review Committee hearing on the UA Advancement Division public accountability issues, whether the legislature will reappropriate money for the private optio||1/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Darr Duck Dynasty Edition||Mark Darr and hypocrisy of Arkansas Republicans, the latest on the University of Arkansas scandal, new polling on races for Senate and governor, "Duck Dynasty" and another teacher departing Mount St. Mary's because of the school's policies and culture||12/20/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Wild Days At Leg Audit Edition||State legislators cowering before the political might of the University of Arkansas, Mark Darr who’s shamefully not yet resigned, the legal battle to end the ban on same-sex marriage, the TIF District plan for an Otter Creek outlet mall, the approval o||12/13/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Krispy Kreme and Sun Shades Edition||Lindsey's out so I filled in again this week. Max and I spend way too long cackling over the Dennis Milligan Blunder Dome Scandal, then move on to more serious topics: the possible Pulaski County school desegregation settlement, Asa Hutchinson's voodoo m||11/15/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Lindsey's at the In-Laws Edition||Lindsey's off in Indiana, so I filled in this week. Max and I discuss the Employment Non-Discrimination Act; Jeff Long getting that paper; strong Democrats in two Congressional districts, so what about the First?; Obamacare's good news, bad news, and a w||11/8/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Rush of Republicans Edition||The rush of Republicans joining the race for Arkansas’s 2nd congressional district, Sen. Mark Pryor’s decision on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, Arkansas politicos seemingly paving the way for a Hillary Clinton run for president and more on M||11/1/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Tim Griffin Bows Out Edition||Tim Griffin’s decision not seek reelection and what his exit means for the future of the Second District, the final Little Rock Tech Park vote (or was it?), the Pulaski County judge race, Bloomberg v. Pryor and the latest shadiness from the lieutenant||10/25/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Good People Vs. The Catholic Church Edition||The resolution to the government shutdown, the legislative special session, campaign fundraising, Pat Hays looking more likely to run for the 2nd district, the firing of a gay Mount St. Mary teacher, the settlement talk in Little Rock school desegregatio||10/18/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Crazy Canadian at the Capital Edition||Government shutdown, James Lee Witt and a possible run for the 4th district, Asa Hutchinson and the private option, the end of Judge Buddy’s reign, the interminable Tech Park and an the alleged misdeeds of rich Canadian at the Capital Hotel — all cov||10/11/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Tedious, Same Ol' Fight Edition||Government shutdown, Obamacare, college leaders for immigration reform, the latest on Democratic congressional challengers, the Exxon oil spill, movement on ethics reform and the UA’s disastrous appearance in front of Legislative Joint Auditing — all||9/20/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Mark Darr Gone Fishin' Edition||The latest dirt on Lt. Gov. Mark Darr, the latest move to retire by Saline County Sheriff Bruce Pennington, Clinton in explainer in chief mode, Arkansas Baptist’s struggles, a new judge for the state case challenging the same sex marriage ban, a new dr||9/6/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Big Week Edition||The resignation of Paul Bookout, the parade of analysis of ethics reports that’s sure to follow, drama at the University of Arkansas, Arkansas’s congressional delegation and government shutdown, Mark Pryor and the voting rights act and the latest on||8/23/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Provocative Lawsuits Edition||Sen. Mark Pryor's embrace of Obamacare, Rep. Tom Cotton on the weaker sex, lessons learned (or not) on government shutdown, lieutenant governor candidates, a string of provocative lawsuits and the Little Rock City Board’s unsurprising decision to punt||8/9/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Political Jockeying Edition||Bill Halter dropping out of the governor’s race, Tom Cotton’s expected entry into the Senate race, the presumed race to the bottom between Mark Darr and Bruce Westerman in the Republican primary for the Fourth District, Will Bond stepping down as Dem||8/2/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Exxon PR Debacle Edition||The end of St. Vincent-UAMS merger talks, Exxon’s PR blunders, controversy at interim legislative meetings and a Democratic candidate for the 4th Congressional District — all covered on this week's edition. Plus, Max makes a pitch for digital members||7/26/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Mike Ross' Big Haul Edition||Mike Ross’s big haul and what it means for the governor’s race, a Little Rock police shooting that nearly spawns a riot, Dustin McDaniel’s call for a statewide discussion of our “broken” death penalty system, Grant Tennille's sensible call for||7/19/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Dr. Maxwell Sniffingwell Independence Day Edition||Jeremy Hutchinson’s latest ethical lapse, a lawsuit challenging Arkansas’s ban on same-sex marriage, a delay in a crucial part of Obamacare, the state’s budget surplus, the retirement of the head of the Community Corrections Department and a new ju||7/3/13||Free||View In iTunes|
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Love the podcast. Becoming part of my Saturday morning routine. Helps me catch up on the week. Great stuff this week about Beebe's legacy. Or lack thereof.
Part of my weekly routine, keep it up.
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