Sitting Down with Maria Haley in This Week’s Arkansas Business

This week’s Arkansas Business newspaper is online and available now. Some highlights from this week’s edition:

Mark Hengel talks to Arkansas Economic Development Commission Director Maria Haley about the AEDC’s “client focused” strategy in developing business in Arkansas.

Mark Friedman looks at Arkansas’ growing wind energy industry and its prospects for the future.

Our annual list of the state’s largest manufacturers. Fact: In the past 12 months, losses in manufacturing account for 42 percent of the state’s job losses.

Remember that $3.6 million write-off IberiaBank recent attributed to fraud.? Arkansas Business has finally named names. Click here to learn more.

How Arkansas Democrat-Gazette sportswriter Chris Givens, working on a new career in law, decided to resign ahead of more DG layoffs in an effort to save some else’s job.

Patrick Schueck, board chairman of the American Red Cross of Greater Arkansas, says businesses should prepare now for an emergency, such as an H1N1 outbreak.


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