Author - Chris Price

Magazine March 2019

Now Hiring!

by Chris Price Arkansas’ community colleges and technical schools providing a shorter path to jobs, prosperity Maybe you’ve seen one of the trending internet memes mockingly comparing so-called “professional” jobs with skilled labor. The general theme shows a depressed-looking yuppie with...

Magazine March 2019

Economics Arkansas

Economics Arkansas will honor Warren Stephens at the Leadership in Free Enterprise (LIFE) Award Luncheon for his contributions to free enterprise in his role as longtime CEO, chairman and president of Stephens Inc., and as the visionary architect of This is Capitalism, a multimedia campaign about...

January 2019 Magazine

Healthcare Innovations

By Chris Price Innovator Health Telemedicine technology During a 15-month deployment in Afghanistan with the 82nd Airborne Division in 2007, physician Darren J. Sommer developed an idea that could change the way health care is delivered in remote locations. “I was fresh out of residency and...

January 2019 Magazine

The Rising Cost of Labor

By Chris Price With the passage of Issue 5, Arkansas’ minimum wage will increase 76 percent over a seven year span. While Arkansas workers at the lowest end of the pay scale are celebrating, Arkansas business owners are increasingly nervous about their futures. In November, Arkansans voted in...

December 2018 Magazine

Rolling The Dice

By Chris Price Casino gaming could add billions to state coffers, but will it be a win for Arkansas? On Election Day, voters approved an amendment to the state Constitution to allow four casinos in the state, and a week after the measure passed, Arkansans got a glimpse of what’s to come at one of...

AMP News Business

An Arkansas Collaboration: Flying Duck Amber Ale

Beer developed by Rich-N-Tone Duck Calls and Flyway Brewing coming to store shelves today by Chris Price It’s duck season in Arkansas, and two Natural State companies have joined forces to celebrate it. Flyway Brewing, a 10-barrel microbrewery near the banks of the Arkansas River, in the heart...