Author - Caleb Talley

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Mayor Candidate Spotlight: Baker Kurrus

Baker Kurrus Lawyer, Farmer, Former Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the Winrock Group, Inc., Former School Superintendent How do you view the role of mayor in a city like Little Rock, which also has a city manager? The city ordinance, which establishes Little Rock’s current form...

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Focusing on the Issues – Issue 4

We’re another week closer to Election Day, and the campaigns for and against the five proposed measures likely to appear on your November ballot are still are making their cases as clear as mud. And that’s where I come in. Here, once again, to cut through the crap in a feeble attempt to make...

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Mayor Candidate Spotlight: Vincent Tolliver

Vincent Tolliver Consultant, Writer, Former U.S. Congressional Nominee How do you view the role of mayor in a citylike Little Rock, which also has a city manager? First, it’s important to establish the fact that the City of Little Rock has what’s called a weak-mayor form of city government...

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Mayor Candidate Spotlight: Frank Scott Jr.

Frank Scott Jr. Bank Executive, Former Highway Commissioner, Former Director of Intergovernmental Affairs How do you view the role of mayor in a city like Little Rock, which also has a city manager? The mayor is responsible for setting a comprehensive agenda that is responsive to the needs and will...

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Startup Spotlight: Qbox

Qbox is a support, hosting and management resource for popular open sources platforms, including Elasticsearch, a distributed data exploration and analytics tool, and Kubernetes, a cloud-native container orchestration platform. “Those terms will mean nothing to 98 percent of readers,” jokes CEO...

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Mayor Candidate Spotlight: Warwick Sabin

WARWICK SABIN Arkansas State Representative, Winrock International Senior Director of U.S. Programs How do you view the role of mayor in a city like Little Rock, which also has a city manager? I believe the mayor is the primary public advocate for the citizens of Little Rock because he or she is...

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Focusing on the Issues – Issue 5

by Caleb Talley  As we march our way toward Election Day, it’s critical Arkansas voters know what they’ll be seeing when they enter the ballot box. Campaigns are heating up – not only individuals seeking offices, but also those fighting for or against proposed ballot measures. And as is...

Magazine September 2018

Little Rock’s Next Mayor

by Caleb Talley It’s been more than a decade since anyone other than Mark Stodola has occupied 500 Markham St., having served as the mayor of Little Rock since January 2007. Stodola was elected to his first term in the fall of 2006, besting three challengers in a race that featured no incumbent...