What's wrong with LR? | Arkansas Blog

Thursday, February 12, 2009

What's wrong with LR?

Posted By on Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 1:37 PM

Roby Brock's Talk Business has begun a series of reports on a business community study of the Little Rock area to assess pluses and minuses in the ongoing effort to grow the local economy.

Roby thinks it might be a starting point for a broad discussion.

Some super-simple distillation of perceptions of 1,500 Central Arkansans:

Pluses: Affordable housing, low cost of living, reduced rush-hour drive time, high quality health care.

Minuses: Public safety education, public schools and "unity." (sorry, I gummed up the first entry initially.)

I presume those who commute from Cabot to avoid Little Rock public schools are not among those lauding rush-hour drive times.

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