As we are all either trying to wind our way down to the new year or get those last couple of presents squared away, Washington, DC was at it again trying to spend away the future. The good news is that Senator ...
New research from the Arkansas Policy Foundation shows that since the end of the recession in 2009, states with low (or zero) income taxes are leading the way in job creation. Meanwhile, states with higher income tax rates lag behind both the national average as well as their regional counterparts. As a high income tax […]
Yesterday, we had the opportunity to sit down with Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton and we streamed our conversation live on Periscope. If you’ve never heard of Periscope, it’s a new application for your mobile device from the folks at Twitter that allows people to live stream video wherever they are to anyone else using the […]
Arkansas U.S. Senator Tom Cotton appeared this past Sunday on Talk Business and Politics with Roby Brock to discuss the status of the Highway Trust Fund. While some in Congress are trying to raise the gas tax on hardworking Americans, Senator Cotton stated that he doesn’t support raising taxes to pay for the highway bill. […]
Last week, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette columnist John Brummett used his column space to continue his long-held tradition of griping about legislative efforts to reduce the capital gains tax. Brummett, along with tax-and-spend politicians like President Obama, love to paint the capital gains tax as a handout to a handful of ultra-wealthy elites, but the data shows […]
It’s no secret Arkansas is failing to attract jobs. Between June 2009 and June 2014 Arkansas only added 30,000 jobs ranking 47 out of 51 in job creation nationally. A root cause of this anemic growth has been a less-than hospitable businesses climate. Arkansas currently ranks 2nd in highest sales tax and has the 10th […]