Author: Roby Brock

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Gov. Sanders outlines workforce strategy

Gov. Sarah Sanders outlined Thursday (Feb. 15) a broad strategy for revamping Arkansas’ workforce development efforts. “Arkansas’ economy is booming, but if we don’t get workers off the sidelines and…

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It’s more than the economy, stupid

Every four years, I’m reminded of former Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton’s unheralded election as President of the United States. He entered the 1992 race a year earlier when incumbent President…

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Simmons First Q4, annual profits slide

Simmons First National Corp., parent company of Simmons Bank, saw its fourth quarter and full year profits slide in an earnings report released Wednesday (Jan. 24). The Pine Bluff-based financial…

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Bank OZK posts record Q4, full-year profits

Bank OZK announced Thursday (Jan. 18) record fourth quarter and full-year net income in 2023 and said it was intent on breaking that record in 2024. The Little Rock-based financial…