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 Beyond Despair Edition||The latest from the legislature, including Rep. Bob Ballinger’s gay discrimination bill stalling in committee, bills to repeal the state’s death penalty and rollback consolidation rules advancing and legislation aimed at curbing outside influence in||2/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Jack D. Ripper Memorial Edition||Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s corrections proposal, legislative bids to end fluoridation, create a state Homeland Security Department and raid general revenue to pay for highway construction; Dennis Milligan running afoul of the state’s anti-nepotism law, re||2/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Steady Diet of Unadulterated Bovine Effluvium Edition||The mostly terrible legislation coming from the Arkansas General Assembly, Tom Cotton on Guantanamo Bay, Leslie Rutledge fighting the EPA and North Little Rock and the Arkansas Arts Center — all covered on this week's podcast. Subscribe via iTunes. D||2/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Money Wins Edition||The state takeover of the Little Rock School District, the independent pay commission’s recommendations for salaries for state elected officials, the private option's (AsaCare’s) so far easy path to renewal and the failure in committee of a bill that||1/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Asacare Edition||Asa Hutchinson’s endorsement of the private option (now Asacare), Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s request to the Arkansas Supreme Court to reargue the state’s appeal in the same-sex marriage case, the Ethics Commission’s surprise decision in a||1/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Asa's Big First Week Edition||Asa Hutchinson’s first week in office, notable state legislation introduced so far, outrageous recommendations for raising public officials' salaries, Leslie Rutledge firing and hiring and the retirement of the University of Arkansas's chancellor — a||1/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Mike Maggio Mess Edition||Former Circuit Judge Mike Maggio pleading guilty to federal bribery charges and what the ripple effect is likely to be, the fate of the Little Rock School District, Asa Hutchinson’s tax-cutting agenda and David Koon's masterful profile of Ruth Coker Bu||1/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The 2015 Could Be Worse Than 2014 Edition||The Arkansas Supreme Court and marriage equality, gubernatorial appointments, political spending and what to expect from the 90th General Assembly — all covered on this week's edition. Plus, Max plugs season three of "Rake" and Lindsey endorses "Mexico||1/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Santa Claus Keeps Coming To The Legislature Edition||Max and Lindsey continue their regular feature on lawmakers abusing the new ethics law, and talk about the Arkansas Supreme Court, state government appointments and exits, a new civil rights ordinance in Fayetteville, Arkansas Baptist’s big bailout, a||12/19/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Everybody Is Invited Edition||The repeal of Fayetteville’s civil rights ordinance, the new ethics amendment, why Dustin McDaniel joined a meaningless lawsuit challenging President Obama’s executive order on immigration and the Arkansas Supreme Court and same-sex marriage — all||12/12/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Lotto Problems Edition||Arkansas Scholarship Lottery drama, the latest on hog farms in the Buffalo River watershed, a big court victory for marriage equality in the state, Fayetteville’s referendum on its civil rights ordinance, the Downtown Partnership’s really unpopular p||12/5/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The As the Legal World Turns Edition||President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, court challenges to Arkansas’s ban on same-sex marriage, a new lawsuit alleging a collaboration and coercion between Gilbert Baker, Mike Maggio and Michael Morton, how Catholicism influences (or doe||11/21/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Republican Split Edition||The split among Arkansas Republicans between the establishment wing and Tea Partiers, opposition to the Fayetteville’s civil rights ordinance, Mike Huckabee's presidential preparations, Martha Shoffner’s terrible time in court part two and Gov. Mike||11/14/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Drown Our Sorrows Edition||The midterm election that finally turned Arkansas dead red and all that we have to look forward to now that Republicans are in control, the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce standing against the city’s civil rights ordinance and Uber flouting the law in||11/7/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Scary Pre-Election Edition||The drama and silliness of the final days leading up the midterm election, Jackson T. Stephens' plans to support a judicial recall measure and the Metropolitan Housing Alliance of Little Rock and its embattled director Rodney Forte — all covered on thi||10/31/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The James Lee Witt Surging Edition||James Lee Witt’s resurgence, Leslie Rutledge and the Ethics Commission, Jason Rapert and political blackmail, court dates for same-sex marriage challenges and the state of funding for public defenders in Arkansas — all covered on this week's podcast.||10/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Ebola Panic Edition||Political debates, the end of voter ID and other state Supreme Court rulings, the Little Rock School District and academic distress, the Ebola scare in Arkansas and Costco eyeing expansion in Little Rock — all covered on this week's podcast. Subscribe||10/17/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Asa Is Smiling Edition||Famous Arkansas politicians returning to the state to campaign, Asa “the smiling triangulator,” Tom Cotton’s ISIS/drug cartel fears, Leslie Rutledge’s bad week turning into a bad month and the latest on the Arkansas Supreme Court — all discuss||10/10/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Bless Your Heart Edition||How Mark Pryor has stuck around in the Senate race, the down-ballot feel of the race for Arkansas governor, the tone-deaf new ad campaign on behalf of Asa Hutchinson, ballot initiatives and the courts and Leslie Rutledge's very bad week — all covered o||10/3/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Tom Cotton 99 Pinocchios Edition||Tom Cotton and the farm bill flap that won’t die, a blow to disability rights in Arkansas and a vote to extend Little Rock School District Superintendent Dexter Suggs — all covered on this week's podcast. BTW, this is the Calvin Trillin piece about||9/26/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Tom Cotton Knows Better Than You Edition||Disability rights activists protesting in Little Rock, a national magazine profile of Tom Cotton that unearthed new info that told us what we already knew, the 1st Amendment and Arkansas State University, liquor stores fighting the expansion of alcohol s||9/19/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The They Know Which Way The Wind Blows Edition||The politics surrounding the proposal to increase the state minimum wage, rich Arkies giving boatloads of money to Republicans, the resignation of UALR Athletic Director Chris Peterson, gas stations and Little Rock politics and the Little Rock drug arres||9/5/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Long Weekend Edition||The latest in state political races, including all the drama in District 35 in Little Rock; good numbers for the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace; a new appointment to the state board of education; Uber in Fayetteville; Mark Darr’s debt to the sta||8/29/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Civil Rights Come To Fayetteville Edition||The passage of a historic civil rights measure in Fayetteville, a surprise about-face at the Little Rock City Board, Jonesboro Police Chief Mike Yates’ derogatory comments about Jonesboro Sun police reporter Sunshine Crump, Mark Pryor inching towards s||8/22/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Arkansas Times Saves Late-Night Clubs Or Something Like That Edition||An effort to abolish the office of lieutenant governor, the Little Rock City Board and late-night clubs, the latest sign of trouble among Justices of the Arkansas Supreme Court, a leaked Tea Party memo and a rare admission by Tom Cotton — all covered o||8/14/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
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Part of Saturday routine
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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