Fayetteville’s energy plan reflects changes ahead
If the city of Fayetteville was a children’s book, I think it might be “The Little Engine That Could.”
Protect Second Amendment, but not mass murderers
The time for common sense gun laws is now.
Reform in today’s political environment seems unlikely
Now, President Trump and Republicans in Congress say they'll reform the tax code.
Is the turf always greener on the other side?
I emerged from Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium as annoyed as many of the other Arkansas fans. Now I had to fight the game day traffic plan, which rarely let's me go the direction I need to go, and the guy parked next to me was so close none of my passengers could open their doors.
Immigration policy belongs in Congress, not Oval Office
When it comes to President Obama's unilateral policy to protect children who were illegally brought into the United States but have now spent years here, we can find a hint as to its intended longevity in its very name: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
Gov. Hutchinson fills prescription for mental health care
It was outstanding news late last week when Gov. Asa Hutchison opted to create four, not three, regional crisis centers for the mentally ill that will give local law enforcement agencies an option other than jail when they have to take someone in need of treatment into custody.
McCain captures American spirit in floor speech
The only interaction I've ever had with John McCain came in late 1990s, when the Arizona senator raised objections to development of a new airport in a little place named Highfill in Arkansas.
President, six months in, is destroying hope for his term
Donald Trump is living down to the worst fears of even people who cast ballots for him in November.
Proposal could force primary voters to register preference
The first time I could legally vote was in 1984, when Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush were wrapping up their first term as president and vice president. They would face former vice president Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro, a congresswoman from New York and the first woman ever nominated for the presidential ticket.
Northwest Arkansas’ poverty an anchor to its future
If Northwest Arkansas’ unemployment rate is so low the experts question whether there’s even statistical room for it to go lower, why does the region have such a big — and in many cases growing — population of people in poverty?