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HRC 'Road to Equality' Tour Comes to Arkansas

HRC 'Road to Equality' Tour Comes to Arkansas

The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, will be holding a press conference on Saturday, September 17 in Little Rock at the Central Arkansas Library. Arkansas is the ninth stop on HRC’s “On the Road to Equality,” a nationwide bus tour to spread the message of equality.

'Sound Off' Episode 4: Stonewall Democrats

'Sound Off' Episode 4: Stonewall Democrats

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (RSM) -- Our third interview is with Eric McDaniel of the Stonewall Democrats, a gay activist political organization that made headlines recently when addressed by Gov. Beebe earlier this year. CLICK HERE to listen.

Stonewall was caught up in controversy when leaders in the organization refused to publicly criticize the governor for making what some viewed as unfavorable remarks regarding gay rights in Arkansas. McDaniel has taken heat for this decision, and addresses that here in this interview. What do you think? Should the Stonewall Democrats have rebuked Gov. Beebe's comments, or did they do the right thing?

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

‘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.

Craig O'Neill pushes lawmakers to 'Get it Done' in Conway

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) -- THV's Craig O'Neill is challenging Washington lawmakers to "get it done."

He's continuing the "Get It Done Tour" -- a non-partisan exercise in democracy -- Monday at 5 pm to give people a chance to send Senators a clear message. You can visit him live at the Faulkner County Courthouse and sign a "get well" card for Washington.

Craig is also urging you -- yes, you -- to call our Senators and tell them to make a decision on a plan to get our nation out of debt. Here are the phone numbers:

Sen. John Boozman (R) 501-372-7153

Sen. Mark Pryor (D) 501-324-6336

 

THV Conway Community: 'Get It Done'

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) -- THV's Craig O'Neill is continuing the "Get It Done Tour" -- a non-partisan exercise in democracy -- Monday at 5 pm to give people a chance to send Senators a clear message.

Governor takes students' questions

Governor takes students' questions

CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — Gov. Mike Beebe answers 2011 Governor’s School student questions in “Young Arkansans Ask: Governor Mike Beebe,” airing on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Tuesday, July 5, at 7 p.m.

The Arkansas Governor’s School is held each year at Hendrix College in Conway. The Arkansas Governor’s School is a four-week summer residential program for the state’s gifted and talented students who are upcoming high school seniors. The program is funded by the Arkansas State Legislature as a portion of the biennial appropriation for Gifted and Talented Programs through the State Department of Education.

Steve Barnes moderates. The program is underwritten by the Arkansas State Employees Association.

Sound Off (Ep. 001): Patrick Kennedy

Sound Off (Ep. 001): Patrick Kennedy

Our first interview for "Sound Off"! Had a good time talking Arkansas politics with Patrick Kennedy. Who do you want to hear from on the next episode? Go to Rogue Star Media Group and let us know.

LISTEN HERE!