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‘Arkansas Week: Special Edition’ to feature interviews with Arkansas congressmen
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‘Arkansas Week: Special Edition’ to feature interviews with Arkansas congressmen

Economy, U.S. deficit, taxes, health care, foreign relations to be discussed

CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — A new series of “Arkansas Week: Special Edition,” the Arkansas Educational Television Network’s (AETN) public affairs series with host Steve Barnes, will premiere on AETN Friday, Sept. 2, at 6:30 p.m.

Steve Barnes interviews each of Arkansas’s U.S. Representatives. Major discussion points will include the economy, the U.S. deficit, taxes, health care and foreign relations.

“Arkansas Week: Special Edition” will feature four interviews and air in four parts:

  • “Rep. Steve Womack,” airing Friday, Sept.2, at 6:30 p.m.; repeats Thursday, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m. Rep. Womack (R) serves the third district of Arkansas and was elected in 2010.
  • “Rep. Tim Griffin,” airing Friday, Sept. 9, at 6:30 p.m.; repeats Thursday, Sept. 15, at 6:30 p.m. Rep. Griffin (R) serves the second district of Arkansas and was elected in 2010.
  • “Rep. Mike Ross,” airing Friday, Sept. 16, at 6:30 p.m.; repeats Thursday, Sept. 22, at 6:30 p.m. Rep. Ross (D) serves the fourth district of Arkansas, was first elected in 2000 and is serving his sixth term in the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • “Rep. Rick Crawford,” airing Friday, Sept. 23, at 6:30 p.m.; repeats Thursday, Sept. 29, at 6:30 p.m. Rep. Crawford (R) serves the first district of Arkansas and was elected in 2010.

“Arkansas Week,” hosted by veteran journalist Steve Barnes for more than 25 years, features a dedicated and distinguished group of Arkansas journalists and political scientists discussing the latest issues in the news.

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