Steep increase reported in Arkansas job numbers; December jobless rate falls to 4.2%

Arkansas added more than 65,000 jobs between November and December. The state’s jobless rate dropped from 6.3% to 4.2% in December. However, Michael Pakko is not convinced the December report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is accurate. “In fact, the unprecedented magnitudes of changes in the number of employed, unemployed and the labor force suggests […]

How President Biden’s new relief plan could help Arkansas’s economy

Dr. Michael Pakko was interviewed about how President Biden’s 2 trillion dollar relief plan and new stimulus checks could help Arkansas’s economy.