Talk Business & Politics Roundtable

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On this week’s edition of Talk Business & Politics, two roundtables explored the top business and political issues of the week.

In our business roundtable, which featured Talk Business & Politics executive editor Michael Tilley and business editor Wes Brown, the two joined host Roby Brock for a conversation on the biggest business headlines of the week.

Topics included:

  • Weyerhaeuser’s merger with Plum Creek and how it will affect Arkansas forest lands
  • Lower gas prices and its impact on consumer spending
  • Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s trade mission to China and Japan

You can watch a full video with Tilley and Brown at the bottom of this post.

Our politics roundtable included Rex Nelson and Michael Cook – two frequent contributors to Talk Business & Politics.

Issues discussed included:

  • The end of candidate filing period
  • The legislative scoreboard for 2016
  • Can Democrats make gains? Can Republicans add to their majorities?
  • The U.S. Senate race
  • Term limits and its impact on the 2016 election

You can watch the full roundtable conversation with Nelson and Cook below.