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Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 17:45:00

The Silence of Tom Cotton Edition

The Senate health care bill, Judge Wendell Griffen's ruling on a new juvenile sentencing law, the revival of the bathroom bill and more — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 16:56:00

The No Insight From Dr. No Edition

A hot car death and Heath Department recommendations, the health care overhaul bill being negotiated in secret in the U.S. Senate, a federal court verdict in a police violence case and more — discussed on this week's podcast.

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 17:03:00

The Nobody Tells Mark Martin What To Do Edition

Jim Comey and Tom Cotton, dirt dredged up by the Arkansas Legislative Audit, a new thoroughly depressing poll from the University of Arkansas and the dismissal of a lawsuit against the city of Sherwood and others over a hot check court plaintiffs described as a "debtors" prison — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 16:30:00

The Tribalism Edition

President Trump withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Climate agreement and how that decision was greeted by Arkansas politicians, new candidates emerging to take on French Hill in the 2nd District, Max’s annual visit to Arkansas Boys State and an embattled charter school before the state board of education — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 18:02:00

The 'Jason Rapert Must Go' Suggestion Box Edition

Judicial bickering, the latest in a big bribery case and more — covered on this week's podcast, sponsored by Forty Two at the Clinton Center.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 17:44:00

The Jerry Jones at the Ethics Commission Edition

A potential constitutional amendment from the state Bar Association; the city of Little Rock and homelessness; and Jerry Jones, ethics and the North Little Rock Police Department — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 16:51:00

The Deafening Silence Edition

The emerging scandal surrounding President Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey and the silence from Arkansas Republicans, the defeat of the Little Rock millage and more — on this week's podcast.

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 17:07:00

The Rich Get Richer, Sick Get Sicker Edition

Health care, Judge Wendell Griffen and the legislature and the Arkansas Supreme Court and Michael Morton — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 17:09:00

The Aftermath of the March to Death Edition

The executions of four men in eight days and related matters, the state’s plans to deal with a shortfall in revenue and more — covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 17:13:00

The Countdown Edition

The pending executions of seven men, a verdict in the civil rights lawsuit against Josh Hastings and more on the Little Rock School District, the state Board of Education and the upcoming LRSD millage — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 17:11:00

The Killing Spree Edition

The legal challenges to the state’s plan to execute eight men over a 10-day time period, Governor Hutchinson’s vetoes and a scuttled bid to return the Little Rock School District to local control — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 17:43:00

The End Is Near Edition

The nearly concluded legislative session, the state’s troubled financial picture and more — covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 17:19:00

The Jason Rapert Fatigue Edition

The latest legislative doings, Trump’s proposed budget and more — covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 17:45:00

The Everything Is Awful Edition

Proposed massive changes to health care law at the state and federal level, the despicable successful lobbying by some elected officials to keep vacant federal facility in Garland County from being used as a shelter for refugee children and one of the worst weeks ever in the state legislature — all covered on the podcast this week.

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Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 17:00:00

The Kickback Indictment, Round 2 Edition

The long awaited federal indictment of former state Sen. Jon Woods and others in a kickback scheme, Governor Hutchinson’s plans to execute eight men over 10 days in April, the latest in the legislature and more.

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Friday, February 24, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 17:29:00

The Ledge Gets Worse Edition

The state Supreme Court reversing a circuit decision upholding the Fayetteville civil rights ordinance, the latest from the legislature, Sen. Tom Cotton’s town hall in Springdale and the reinstatement of Judge Wade Naramore — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 17:14:00

The Max Is Back Edition

State legislative doings, the latest on the LR school district and more — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 17:29:00

The Money Problems Edition

Arkansas’s money problems, a wild week at the legislature, Tom Cotton and constituents, Little Rock schools and more — all covered on this week's podcast.

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Friday, January 27, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 17:25:00

The Confused About Soda Taxes Edition

This week on the podcast: legislative doings, including the passage of a $50 million tax cut and an anti-abortion measure, the return of voter ID and a major school choice bill.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 17:03:00

The Kickback Edition

On the podcast: the federal investigation into kickbacks involving state legislators and the General Assembly, which convened this week before taking a long weekend to celebrate R.E. Lee and MLK Jr. Day.

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