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 Thanksgiving Eve Edition||Corporate welfare to a Chinese company, a legal case involving same-sex couples and their children’s birth certificates, state Auditor Andrea Lea’s bid to take possession of unclaimed matured U.S. savings bonds, the legacy of President Clinton and Th||11/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The No Home for Refugees in Arkansas Edition||The political response in Arkansas to Syrian refugees in the wake of the Paris attacks, the plan to put a new 2-cent hotel tax on the ballot to pay for renovation of the Arkansas Arts Center and more, the latest on the fight over the 30 Crossing project,||11/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Here Comes Dark Money Edition||A new, revealing oral history interview with retired state Supreme Court Justice Donald Corbin, a last minute entry into a race for an open seat on the Supreme Court, the city of Little Rock’s response to the 30 Crossing plan, a federal ruling on Baxte||11/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Political Climate Is As Bad As We Thought Edition||The depressing results of this year’s Arkansas Poll, election filings, the latest on the highway department’s 30 Crossing plan, more ethical questions for the Hutchinson administration and Rep. Mary Bentley threatening Game and Fish funding after her||11/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Great Highway Debate Edition||The escalation of pushback against the state Highway and Transportation department’s plan to expand I-30 in downtown Little Rock, the third Republican presidential debate, "20/20’s" coverage of the Justin Harris rehoming scandal and Treasurer Dennis||10/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Smell Test Edition||The growing opposition to the plan to expand Interstate 30; when politics, money and ethics collide; a new UA chancellor; oppo research against an unannounced judicial candidate; and Hillary Clinton's performance before a House committee driven by a Repu||10/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Any Democrat Would Do Edition||Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and the first Democratic debate; lingering separate but equal policies for same-sex couples in state government; the Little Rock Tech Park and eminent domain; whether Arkansas school children scored proficiently on a stand||10/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The No Sex Scandal Edition||Legal challenges to the state takeover of the Little Rock School District, more plans for new charter schools, the planned departure of DHS director John Selig, a new report on the future of Medicaid expansion in the state and more — all on this week's||10/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Imperial Base to School Edition||A federal judge stopping the state from cutting off Medicaid reimbursement to Planned Parenthood, the federal government imposing a fine for the break of ExxonMobil’s pipeline in Mayflower in 2013, Mike Huckabee disappearing candidacy, the Little Rock||10/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Pope Fever Edition||Pope Francis' visit to the U.S., John Boehner’s resignation, Hillary Clinton’s Little Rock stop, the University of Arkansas playing secrecy games again and more. Plus, Max endorses "Show Me a Hero" and Lindsey plugs Google Cardboard. Also, Lindsey||9/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Taking Pleasure in Huck's Pain Edition||Planned Parenthood in Arkansas, the ethics investigation into four state Supreme Court Justices handling of the same-sex marriage case, Jason Rapert trying to throw his weight around, the latest plan from the highway lobby, the second Republican debate,||9/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Jason Rapert Is Afraid Edition||Conner Eldridge announcing for U.S. Senate, Fayetteville ratifying a city civil rights ordinance, Jason Rapert losing his mind on social media, Mike Huckabee’s Kentucky revival meeting, the release of a new education plan, another allegation against Ju||9/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Cautiously Optimistic for Fayetteville Edition||Next week’s election in Fayetteville on an anti-discrimination ordinance, Kentucky clerk Kim Davis and her defenders, former Little Rock Superintendent Dexter Suggs, the death penalty in Arkansas, Courtney Goodson’s Supreme Court run, UALR chancellor||9/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Pistol Packin' Edition||Open carry in Arkansas, Martha Shoffner heading to prison, the state losing out on a defense project and a positive development for the Arkansas Supreme Court — all covered on this week's podcast. Subscribe via iTunes. Download.||8/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Here Comes Asacare Edition||Gov. Hutchinson’s case for continuing Medicaid expansion in Arkansas, Matt Campbell’s ethics complaint against state Treasurer Dennis Milligan, Josh Duggar and the Ashley Madison hack, eStem Charter Schools new partnership with UALR, Rep. Mike Holcom||8/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Medicaid Mess Continues Edition||The ongoing fallout related to a massive Medicaid purge, the Little Rock School District, lethal injections in Arkansas, the brief and unwelcome political return of Justin Harris and the likely candidacy of U.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge as the Democratic||8/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Making Medicaid Meaner Edition||Lindsey's out with a busted knee, so on this week's podcast Max talks with Benji Hardy about the Hutchinson administration yanking insurance from thousands of Arkansans, the first Republican Presidential debate, the approaching retirement of Arkansas Sup||8/7/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Kicking the Can Down the Road Edition||Common Core, the controversy surrounding the death of an infant son of a Hot Springs’ juvenile judge, Mike Huckabee further descending into lunacy and more — all covered on this week's podcast. Plus, Max endorses "Bosh" on Amazon Prime and Lindsey pl||7/31/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Rhonda Wood's Media Blitz Edition||Supreme Court Justice Rhonda Wood’s press tour, legislative ethics, prison growth and talk of reform and the retirement of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's Paul Greenberg — all covered on this week's podcast. Subscribe via iTunes. Download.||7/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Tom Cotton Talks Tough Edition||A new report on the state’s Division of Children and Family Services, the end of the Duggars on TV, the Bentonville School District fight over adding sexual orientation and gender identity to an equal employment policy for the district and Tom Cotton t||7/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Return of the Tech Park Takedown Edition||An obstacle for same-sex couples on birth certificates that’s likely to become a political fight, school testing, the future of the Arkansas Arts Center and doings on Little Rock’s Main Street — all covered on this week's podcast. Subscribe via i||7/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Jason Rapert Up All Night Edition||Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s appointments to the state Board of Education, Max's behind-the-scenes reporting on the Arkansas Supreme Court and same-sex marriage and more reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court marriage ruling — all covered on this week's early e||7/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Call It What It Is Edition||The Charleston, S.C. church slaying, the coming end of Justin Harris’ political career, many developments surrounding LGBT rights in Arkansas and beyond, Arkansas’s rapid prison growth and how King v. Burwell might affect Arkansas — all covered on||6/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Taking on the Test Edition||State education policy fights, a U.S. Justice Department investigation into an Arkansas women’s prison, ballot measures and the latest on the Duggars — all covered on this week's podcast. Subscribe via iTunes. Download.||6/12/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Fayetteville Tries For Equality Again Edition||The Fayetteville City Council’s decision to try again on a civil rights ordinance, the Duggars’ Fox News appearance, Mike Huckabee’s latest stupid and insensitive riff, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin on open carry and Den||6/5/2015||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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