About: Steve Brawner

Steve Brawner is a freelance journalist and contributor to Talk Business & Politics. He is also a syndicated columnist in 10 Arkansas newspapers. You can email him at brawnersteve@mac.com or follow him on Twitter: @SteveBrawner.

Recent Posts by Steve Brawner

Medicare, Medicaid Turn 50 On Thursday

As Congress continues its never-ending debate about Obamacare and Arkansas legislators consider alternatives to the private option, two government health  Continue Reading »

20% GDP Health Care Projection Leads To More Questions

Health care spending is projected to increase as a percentage of the U.S. gross domestic product from 17.4% in 2013 to 19.6% in 2024. The projection could lead to as many questions as it does answers.

Ten Lane Project For I-30 Gets Federal Go-Ahead

The Federal Highway Administration has accepted a recommendation by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department to expand Interstate 30 to  Continue Reading »

Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin: Change, Rename Common Core

Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin said Tuesday he will recommend that the Common Core be made more rigorous and be renamed.

Sen. Bryan King On Healthcare: The Real Question Is ‘Who Should Get Welfare?’

Sen. Bryan King, R-Green Forest, has been a staunch opponent of Arkansas’ private option program since its inception. The private  Continue Reading »

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