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Judge Strips Issue 1 from November Ballot

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mackie Pierce has disqualified the ballot measure known as Issue 1, which would limit the damages awarded in civil lawsuits and would give the state Legislature control over court rules. Pierce ruled that the proposal lawmakers put on the November ballot violates the...

Magazine September 2018

The Bigger The Better

By Chris Price Healthcare systems are expanding to improve their offerings and chances for economic success. Health care, its costs and how it’s delivered are hot-button issues on the national stage and closer to home, here in Arkansas. The industry is in flux. Seemingly gone are the days of the...

Magazine September 2018

Kasim’s Comeback

Sitting with Omar Kasim at his organic cold-pressed juice bar, I got the scoop on his comeback, as well as the process of building Juice Palm in the wake of losing Con Quesos over a year ago. By Sarah Van Doorn, Startup Junkie Con Quesos started out as Omar’s honors thesis, which he accelerated...

Magazine September 2018

It Pays to be an Arkansas Based Company

By Haley Allgood, Startup Junkie Navigating how to fund a startup venture is often one of the largest barriers to getting started in a new business. It is perhaps even more difficult when you are trying to start a company that requires extensive research and development before getting to a product...