More Arkansas Are Seeking Jobs Before Latest Benefits Cuts

Original article from the Arkansas Democrat Gazette here. In May, Gov. Asa Hutchins announced Arkansas will stop offering federal dollars as unemployment benefits and will begin pushing that money back into labor force. This will nudge Arkansans who have been held up by the extra $300 in weekly income to begin looking for jobs and […]

Factory sector starts off year strong in state

Arkansas’ manufacturing sector had a strong start in 2021, with four major manufacturing operations choosing to stay in Arkansas instead of moving elsewhere. The decision means that the state will see 700 new manufacturing jobs over the coming years. Read the full story on the Arkansas Democrat Gazette website here.