New UAMS hospital begins construction

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New UAMS hospital begins construction Dr. Stephen Broughton, chairman of the University of Arkansas system Board of Trustees, speaks Monday April 12, 2021 along with, from left. Dr. Cam Patterson, UAMS Chancellor, Congressman French Hill, Dr. Lowry Barnes, chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the UAMS College of Medicine, and Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott, Jr., during a groundbreak... Read more »

Veterans, others invited to jobs fair

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Veterans, others invited to jobs fair by Noel Oman More than 60 companies are participating in a jobs fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Sherwood Forest at 1111 W. Maryland Ave. in Sherwood. The companies include Walmart, Caterpillar, Simmons Bank and Amazon.com. The Veterans Jobs Fair and Outreach is aimed at veterans, but all Central Arkansas residents looking for a job are welcome to atten... Read more »

Cotton, Boozman, Hill announce opposition to federal voting rights bill

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Cotton, Boozman, Hill announce opposition to federal voting rights bill by Shelby Rose LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — A federal bill that would change how elections are run is being debated in the U.S. Congress and several Arkansas lawmakers on Tuesday joined state officials to voice their concerns about the legislation. "In my opinion, H.R. 1 is one of the biggest government overreaches in the history of o... Read more »

Two lawmakers debate reinstating SALT deduction

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SQUAWK BOX Two lawmakers debate reinstating SALT deduction Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) testified in front of the House Ways and Means committee earlier this week regarding reinstating the state and local tax deduction, also known as SALT. Rep. Gottheimer and Rep. French Hill (R-Ark.) joined “Squawk Box” on Friday to discuss the merit of reinstating SALT. Read more »

Rumor: Hedera (HBAR) Working On The Digital Dollar With The Central Bank?

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Rumor: Hedera (HBAR) Working On The Digital Dollar With The Central Bank? The U.S. Federal Reserve has announced that it is assessing a central bank digital currency (CBDC). The central bank has released the preconditions necessary for the launch of the digital dollar. Hedera is one of the platforms rumored to be potentially working on the CBDC. Hedera is backed by Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL), IBM (NYSE... Read more »

Rep. Hill Objects To Countries Like Russia, China And Iran Getting COVID Funds

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Rep. Hill Objects To Countries Like Russia, China And Iran Getting COVID Funds By Michael Hibblen The world’s seven largest economies, including the U.S., have agreed to support developing countries battling COVID-19. But U.S. Rep. French Hill, a Republican of Arkansas’ 2nd district, is objecting to Russia, China and Iran being including among the countries sharing about $650 billion. As a senior ... Read more »

Sound On: Eco Recovery, The Last Blockbuster (Podcast)

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Sound On: Eco Recovery, The Last Blockbuster (Podcast) Bloomberg Chief Washington Correspondent Kevin Cirilli and Bloomberg politics contributors Jeanne Sheehan Zaino and Rick Davis deliver insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. Guests: Rep. French Hill, a Republi... Read more »

IMF Mulls Creating $650 Billion in Reserves After Yellen Nod

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IMF Mulls Creating $650 Billion in Reserves After Yellen Nod Bloomberg By Eric Martin and Saleha Mohsin The International Monetary Fund’s board conveyed broad support for drafting a proposal to create $650 billion in additional reserve assets to help developing economies cope with the pandemic, with an eye on considering a formal plan by June. The institution’s executive board discussed the case ... Read more »

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