Amid bounty, too many still living in poverty
Poverty continues to weigh on my mind as I, perhaps naively, think Northwest Arkansas can do better.
New laws create opportunities for violence intervention
The biggest legislative challenge in the wake of a mass shooting is adopting laws that will actually have an impact on such tragedies.
National conversation on violence stuck in neutral
You might think the attack on students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., happened on Valentine's Day, but it was really Groundhog Day.
Henderson faces long odds in pursuit of state’s top job
One would hardly invite ridicule if he was to bet on a Republican victory in the race for Arkansas governor this fall. Given the recent trend line in state politics -- all seven constitutional officers, the six federal representatives and the majority of the state Legislature are GOP members -- and the fact Arkansas convincingly voted for Donald Trump two years ago, it's hard not to bet on the incumbent party.
Communities look to back off car-centered development
I may never qualify for my membership card at the Institute for New Urbanism.
“Fake news” mantra designed to have sinister effect
Donald Trump wants to succeed. He must succeed. His self-image is of a man who knows nothing but success.
New year promises plenty of opportunities
With New Year's Day in the rear-view mirror, we're officially in an election year.
“If I win the lottery” can be a dangerous thing to say
"He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have."
Legislators should be clear on handgun possession laws
Gov. Asa Hutchinson last month chimed in by letter to the Arkansas State Police to offer his opinion that it's legal for people to openly carry handguns within the state's borders.
Birth certificates must be factual above all
Arkansas became the state with no births for a few hours Friday.