Tag: economic development

by Grant Tennille -

Rethinking economic development

The second decade of this century didn’t begin, for me, until Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. Working in then-Gov. Mike Beebe’s office, I received a call that Georgia-Pacific would be idling…

by The City Wire staff -

Finding strength through discomfort

Chuck Marohn’s recent three-hour presentation delivered to more than 160 Arkansas elected and development officials – including between 15 and 20 such persons from the Fort Smith-Greenwood-Van Buren area –…

by The City Wire staff -

Beebe talks about trade trip to France

Gov. Mike Beebe’s week-long trade mission to France should result in expansions of existing French firms doing business in Arkansas and could result in research collaborations for food safety and…