Arkansas Week (News & Politics)
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AETN's pre-eminent news analysis program, continues with veteran journalist Steve Barnes and a dedicated, distinguished group of Arkansas journalists giving knowledge and insight on the issues in the news. Arkansas Week, AETN's pre-eminent news analysis program, continues with veteran journalist Steve Barnes and a dedicated, distinguished group of Arkansas journalists giving knowledge and insight on the issues in the news.
||CleanArkansas Week December 9, 2016||(Medicaid) Washington plays ball with the governor for now. (ArFuture) A new administration plan for two-year job training, how far will it go? (Marijuana) The law's the law, says Mr. Hutchinson, so here's your cannabis commission. (NAFTA/TPP) But he has||12/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArkansas Week December 2, 2016||(ACA) A president and a governor, at odds over medical finance? (Exports) A president and a governor, at odds over trade? (DHS) Foster care, another call for the state to take action. (Dollars) There's action aplenty in the economy, can it last?||12/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArkansas Week November 25, 2016||(Medicaid) With a new White House only weeks away, where does that leave the state's health care program? (Budget) Ways and means? Still Uncertain. (75/24) House Democrats lose a seat after the vote, House Republicans win a supermajority. (Biz) And banks,||11/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArkansas Week November 18, 2016||(91st) They've yet to take the oath, yet to sit - but they aren't sitting around. (DHS) Tax cuts, yes, but a renewed focus on the children at risk. ('18) The outlook for the state treasury, and the private sector? (1-20-17) And what role, if any, for Arka||11/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArkansas Week November 4, 2016||(Nov. 8) It's our election eve broadcast, is there any blue in the forecast? (K-12) Public schools and the money to fund them, is the state skating the edge? (Dollars) The state treasury, how much room for tax cuts? (Allen) And a farewell to a man who hel||11/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArkansas Week October 28, 2016||(Countdown) Short days remain, is there any room for surprise? (Pot) A somewhat surprising announcement after the Supreme Court rules. (Fiscal) Rather less surprise on the state budget front... (3Q) ...and the hope for pleasant surprise as Arkansas Incorp||10/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArkansas Week October 21, 2016||(Sidelined?) The governor's budget and War Memorial, is the stadiumthe first conspicuous target? (China) The governor's travels andtrade, his own trans-pacific partnership. ('16) The governor, and the rest of the state Republican leadership sticking with||10/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArkansas Week October 14, 2016||(SCOARK) No on casinos, no on tort reform, yes to marijuana... (Ballot) ...which leaves economic development, tenure and marijuana. (Trump) The GOP’s major Arkansas candidates, sticking with their presidential nominee. (China) And the Governor’s own T||10/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArkansas Week October 7, 2016||(Red) The dominant party and the program it wants to pursue. (Blue) Once dominant, what’s the way forward for the loyal opposition? (Purple) How much if any room remains for hybrid politics?||10/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Arkansas Week serves its viewers / listeners very well.
Excellent weekly review of state politics and personalites. Steve Barnes has the long view and experience to add depth to the various topics with high quality journalism and pleasant discussion serving the state of Arkansas. The rotation of differnt journalists as guests also adds more views to the conversation and helps to keep the program from falling into a personality rut. The discourse is always polite and informed ... best comparison would be Washington Week on a national level ... or perhaps Charlie Rose with the round table, guests, and respectful conversation. Finally, I appreciate the offering of both audio and video downloads so as to serve listeners with smaller ipods, and those with larger memory capacity.