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Brenda Blagg: Ballot battle rebuffed

Lawyers not ready to take on Arkansas Legislature

Subscriber onlyBy just three votes, the Arkansas Bar Association last week backed off a 2018 ballot war. Continue reading...

Brenda Blagg: Rough road ahead

Can highway advocates convince voters to part with money?

Subscriber onlyIt is official. The Arkansas Highway Commission will pursue a 2018 ballot initiative to raise more money for highways. Continue reading...

Brenda Blagg: Iowa -- Land of Cotton?

Arkansans in Council Bluffs says he’s not running for president

Subscriber onlyRegardless of his protestations to the contrary, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton sure looks like he's running for president. Continue reading...

Brenda Blagg: Growing appreciation

More people come to love what NWA has to offer

Subscriber onlyPopulation growth has gotten to be so commonplace in Northwest Arkansas through the years it doesn't make for huge news anymore. Continue reading...

Brenda Blagg: Taking the wheel

Highway advocates eye voter-initiated road plan

Subscriber onlyA couple of state lawmakers were painting dire prospects for any new highway funding from the state Legislature. Continue reading...

Brenda Blagg: Big Sky controversy

Trump-backed candidate loses his cool

Subscriber onlyWhat should Americans make of the latest political sideshow? Continue reading...

Brenda Blagg: Ballot starts to fill

Proposals will vie for voters’ attention in 2018

Subscriber onlyThe 2018 general election ballot promises a strong clash of wills in Arkansas. Continue reading...

Getting on board

Regional leaders eye possibilities of rapid bus transit

Subscriber onlyDevelopment of mass transit has been an idea hashed and rehashed in this region for at least a couple of decades now. Continue reading...

Brenda Blagg: A rough road to funding

Highway Commission considers direct appeal to voters

Subscriber onlyState voters may yet get a chance to vote on a new proposal to fund highways. Continue reading...

Brenda Blagg: Washington's wild week

Disjointed explanations beg for intensified examinations

Subscriber onlyGiven how much has happened in Washington this past week, writing a column Friday that won't appear until Sunday is a little dangerous. A lot can happen in just a few short hours. Continue reading...

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