The open line and daily video roundup: Plus, talk of fast-food worker strike and complaints about treatment of disabled in Hazen | Arkansas Blog

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The open line and daily video roundup: Plus, talk of fast-food worker strike and complaints about treatment of disabled in Hazen

Posted By on Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 3:13 PM


Here's today's open line with our video headlines, leading with ballot proposals and ending with the Hogs' $3.2-million-a-year football coach.

Also today:

* A WORKER MAC ATTACK: A group working for an increase in the minimum wage for workers at fast food-franchise operations says an unspecified number of workers at outlets of national chains in Little Rock will walk off jobs Thursday morning to demonstrate support for union organizing. We'll keep an eye out.

* DISABILITY RIGHTS COMPLAINT IN HAZEN: The Disability Rights Center of Arkansas has complained about the conditions of a building used for classes for developmentally disabled students grades K-8. The classes have been moved to another building after consultation with the state Education Deparment, the DRC said, but parents still have concerns. Read the center's report here.

From the ArkTimes store

Favorite

Comments (29)

Showing 1-29 of 29

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-29 of 29

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

  • The assault weapon open line

    The open line. And report of the arrest of a man with an AR-15 who threatened to shoot people at a Springdale business.
    • Feb 17, 2018
  • A primary challenger for Rep. Laurie Rushing

    Blue Hog Report has some news on a Republican primary challenge of an incumbent legislator, Rep. Laurie Rushing, by Ernie Hinz of Hot Springs.
    • Feb 17, 2018
  • A common-sense gun measure draws no sponsors from Arkansas

    Republicans, including at least one from Arkansas, are talking about repealing the Dickey Amendment which prohibits gun research from a public health perspective. But none of them are yet willing to DO anything about it.
    • Feb 17, 2018
  • More »

Readers also liked…

Most Shared

  • A mayor stands up against freeway widening. No. Not in Little Rock.

    Another booming city, Indianapolis, fights ever wider urban freeways. Meanwhile, back in Little Rock .....
  • In the margins

    A rediscovered violin concerto brings an oft-forgotten composer into the limelight.
  • Donald Trump is historically unpopular — and not necessarily where you think

    My colleagues John Ray and Jesse Bacon and I estimate, in the first analysis of its kind for the 2018 election season, that the president's waning popularity isn't limited to coastal cities and states. The erosion of his electoral coalition has spread to The Natural State, extending far beyond the college towns and urban centers that voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016. From El Dorado to Sherwood, Fayetteville to Hot Springs, the president's approval rating is waning.
  • Arkansans join House vote to gut Americans with Disabilities Act

    Despite fierce protests from disabled people, the U.S. House voted today, mostly on party lines, to make it harder to sue businesses for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act. Of course Arkansas congressmen were on the wrong side.

Most Viewed

  • The assault weapon open line

    The open line. And report of the arrest of a man with an AR-15 who threatened to shoot people at a Springdale business.

Most Recent Comments

 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation