Politics

The 2018 mayoral race in Little Rock will likely be looked at in history as a key moment in the history of the city. It has nothing to do with Frank Scott becoming the first African-American elected. It has everything to do with Scott becoming the first elected mayor with …

For months I have tried to wrap my head around the moves and positioning going on by the state in regards to the Little Rock School District (LRSD). It has been a giant game of chess, with the state making seemingly irrational moves with no shot at winning, yet every …

Outgoing Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola is looking to collect handsomely from his time as the Mayor of Little Rock, while also setting it up so that it would be almost impossible for incoming Mayor Frank Scott Jr to collect the same rewards. First of, credit where credit is due. Max …

Take a look around you and you will find that the world of politics is dominated by older, more seasoned, people. That never deterred Molly Miller from stepping up to run for City Director, in fact she sees it as an asset. Miller, 27, moved to Arkansas from Tulsa to attend …

This week, longtime restaurant owner Capi Peck announced she is running for the position of city director in Little Rock’s fourth ward. Peck has been chef and owner of Trio’s Restaurant for 30 years. In addition to her time in the restaurant industry, Peck is the current chair of the …

36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’[a] 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[b] 40 All the …

Every year at precisely this point while the rest of the country is honoring a man who sacrificed his life so that others (not just blacks) could live without tyranny, we in Arkansas engage in an ongoing debate about whether or not we should continue to jointly celebrate the day with …

I grew up in a completely non-political family. We never discussed politics, there was nothing to influence my decisions. I came to the Democratic party growing up in the 90’s. I saw a local party that inspired me to cast my first votes when the time came around. The same …

We have reached that point in the political campaign season where most of us would rather set our nether regions ablaze than have to endure another political ad. In fact this election season feels considerably worse than average with two open congressional seats, an open Governor spot, open Attorney General, …

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