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 Health Care Wonkcast Edition||The latest in the Cotton vs. Pryor race, what 8 million enrolled in Obamacare marketplaces means, what higher than projected costs in the private option mean and the Arkansas Lottery Commission’s embrace of monitor-style games — all covered on this w||4/18/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Where We Are with Health Care Expansion Edition||The state of Arkansas appealing a federal judge’s ruling striking down the 12-week abortion ban the legislature passed in 2012, the latest in the race for U.S. Senate between Tom Cotton and Mark Pryor, the latest silliness in the judicial eligibility c||4/11/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Judicial Chaos Edition||Chaos among the state judiciary, Gilbert Baker’s resignation from UCA, Sen. Mark Pryor and the minimum wage, Mike Ross’ pre-K plan and Exxon's not-so-new revelations about the Mayflower oil spill—all covered on this week's edition. Subscribe via||4/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Swamp Possum Spring Break Edition||Clinton foe-turned Clinton champion David Brock's return to Little Rock, Sen. Jason Rapert’s opposition to a Beebe appointment, the one-year anniversary of the Mayflower oil spill and the Arkansas Travelers’ new mascot, Otey the swamp possum — all||3/27/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Cape Town Here We Come Edition||Lindsey's out sick today so I filled in with Max, who is about to embark on a journey to Africa, so get your fix now. We covered the latest on shenanigans from Mike Maggio and Gilbert Baker, the Koch brothers spending big in Arkansas, the legislature ov||3/21/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The PAC Men Edition||Nursing home owner Michael Morton and his campaign contributions, Sheridan High School’s move to suppress a gay high school student from writing about his experience in a yearbook, the future of a tax break on fracking sand, the trials of former UCA of||3/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||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|
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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