Author - Caleb Talley

AMP News Elections Opinion Politics

Focusing on the Issues – Issue 3

by Caleb Talley  As we move another week closer to Election Day, it’s time to examine yet another column-worthy ballot measure. For those who are following along, I apologize for making the both of you wait for my next issue. As it turns out, putting magazines together can be a bit taxing. But...

Magazine October 2018 Startup AR

FinTech: Banking on Arkansas Startups

by Caleb Talley | Photography by David Yerby and Meredith Mashburn Arkansas is rife with opportunities for startups looking to shake up any number of industries, be it health care, home services, supply chain or even culinary arts. Organizations exist throughout the state to help accelerate young...

Magazine October 2018

Issue 1: Every Vote Counts

October 2018 Issue By Caleb Talley | Photography by Jamison Mosley ending a ruling from the Arkansas Supreme Court, voters could see Issue 1 on their ballots in November. The ballot measure would cap attorney’s fees and damage awards, as well as give the legislature the power to adopt, amend or...

Magazine October 2018

The Race for Governor

October 2018 Issue by Caleb Talley | Photos By Jamison Mosley n Nov. 6, Arkansans will make their way to the ballot box to cast their votes in a gubernatorial election for the 76th time since Arkansas was admitted to the Union in 1836. The race, one of 36 governors’ races nationwide, will result...

AMP News Midterms October 2018 Opinion Politics

Get Out The Vote

October 2018 Issue by Managing Editor Caleb Talley   “Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” – Abraham Lincoln   have been...

AMP News People Politics

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...

AMP News Opinion Politics

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...

AMP News People Politics

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...

AMP News People Politics

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...