Arkansas Week June 7, 2019
(Surplus Growing) The state treasury scores another record monthly take, but do nature and international politics threaten a slowdown? (Damage, Inestimable) Nature, closed highways, harbored cargo barges, and submerged farm fields - we'll have an update. (Trading Arkansas) Global tariff wars, we'll hear some expert views of our stake in the standoff with Mexico, Canada, China and the world. (Bernie in Bentonville) The world's biggest retailer is already feeling the impact, if not enough to suit an irate visitor.
Panelists: Mervin Jebaraj – Director, U of A Center for Business and Economic Research; Dr. Michael Pakko – State Economic Forecaster, Arkansas Economic Development Institute, UALR; Steve Brawner – Independent Journalist; and Lance Turner – Arkansas Business.