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Arkansas Week June 21, 2019

(Medicaid Update) Health coverage and the work requirement, did or did it not do, what the state hoped it would do? (Slicing and Hooking) In Arkansas's capitol city, a new mayor and his council confront a budget with little bend. (Pope and Russellville) First casinos, now cannabis, and no consensus. Can there be peace in the valley? (Repairing a River) And also, the locks and dams of the Arkansas River, an economic engine now in serious need of a tuneup.

Panelists: Colonel Robert Dixon – Engineer/Commander, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Little Rock District; A.J. Gary – Director, Arkansas Dept. of Emergency Management; Wesley Brown – Talk Business & Politics; and Christopher Housenick – Political Science Dept., Arkansas Tech University.