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.
||CleanThe Meeting Michael Poore Edition||This week on the podcast: New LRSD Superintendent Michael Poore makes the round, the fix is in on 30 Crossing and Hillary v. Donald. Subscribe via iTunes. Download.||4/29/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Assault on the LRSD Edition||The end (for now) of legislative jockeying around Medicaid expansion, Jason Rapert’s crusade against emergency contraception and the firing of Little Rock School District Superintendent Baker Kurrus — all covered on this week's podcast. Subscribe via||4/22/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Terrible Ten Edition||The Tea Party Ten, procedural tricks and the future of Medicaid expansion; Federal Judge P.K. Holmes throwing down on class action lawyers; and state school report cards and what they say about Little Rock schools (if anything) — all covered on this we||4/15/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Fight to Come Edition||The just concluded special session on health care, the coming fight over funding Medicaid expansion and managed care and a development in clean energy in Arkansas — all covered on this week's podcast. Subscribe via iTunes. Download.||4/8/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe End We Expected Edition||The interminable and inevitable state board meeting where two Little Rock charter school expansions were approved, the latest on the move to change the way we elect judges, the fight over managed care — all covered on this week's podcast. Subscribe via||4/1/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Maggio Gets the Max Edition||The Hutchinson administration’s move to begin drug testing welfare recipients, the governor’s pitch to change health care in Arkansas, the sentencing of former judge Mike Maggio and Arkansas connections to Donald Trump — all covered on this week's||3/25/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Charter Conspiracy Edition||The politics of President Obama’s Supreme Court nomination and whether it matters in Arkansas, a push to change judicial elections in Arkansas, and the latest twist in the push to expand charter schools in Little Rock — all covered on this week's pod||3/18/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Black Lives Matter T-Shirt Edition||The latest in Mike Maggio federal bribery case, a strange and consequential ruling from the Arkansas Supreme Court on divorce rulings, Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin’s review of DHS, takeaways from the state Board of Education meeting and Black Lives Matter t-sh||3/11/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Max Is Back, Election Recap Edition||On this week's edition, Max and I talk about the results and ramifications of Tuesday’s primary and judicial elections, the latest on the Mike Maggio federal bribery case and look ahead to next week’s pivotal state Board of Education meeting. Subscri||3/4/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Super Tuesday Train Wreck Edition||Tuesday’s primary and judicial elections in Arkansas and former Circuit Judge Mike Maggio’s day in court — covered on this week's podcast. Subscribe via iTunes. Download.||2/26/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe For and Against Obamacare Edition||Gov. Hutchinson’s political pitch for maintaining Medicaid expansion, a vote that puts eStem on the expansion path and the latest on money and judicial politics — all covered on this week's podcast. Subscribe via iTunes. Download.||2/19/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Last Days of Huck Edition||The last days of Mike Huckabee, why the rise of Bernie Sanders might help the transit tax and more presidential politics; the resignation of Cecile Blucker, the head of DHS’s child welfare agency; a big Teach for America push; and the latest Arkansas T||1/29/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Second Worst Edition||The Arron Lewis trial, the death of former state Supreme Court chief justice Jim Hannah, the state of the union and Arkansas’s congressional delegation’s response, Metroplan’s presentation before the Little Rock City Board on the flaws of the 30 Cr||1/15/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Smile and a Shoeshine Edition||The legacy of Dale Bumpers, President Obama and gun control, Jeremy Hutchinson’s planned private club, the Arkansas Arts Center special election and more — on this week's podcast. Thanks to our sponsor DoubleTree Suites by Hilton in Bentonville, the||1/8/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Much To Do About Nothing Edition||The future of Medicaid in Arkansas, the resignation of the University of Arkansas volleyball coach, a new lawsuit that suggests that a legal strategy being employed by power broker John Goodson is lining he and his colleagues pockets at the expense of th||12/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Making Medicaid Meaner Edition||The standoff with an armed man on the campus of Arkansas State University, Asa Hutchinson’s political strategy for continuing Medicaid expansion in Arkansas, the latest on the court saga involving same-sex parents and birth certificates (with a side tr||12/11/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Ted Suhl Finally Gets Indicted Edition||Domestic terrorism, the indictment of Ted Suhl, the fight over execution drugs, and money in college sports — all covered in this week's podcast, sponsored by DoubleTree Suites by Hilton in Bentonville. Subscribe via iTunes. Download.||12/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe 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|
||CleanThe 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|
||CleanThe 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|
||CleanThe 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|
||CleanThe 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|
||CleanThe 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|
My endorsement: The Arkansas Times podcast
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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