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Jonesboro City Council to Revisit 2016 Budget

Jan 4, 2016

  The Jonesboro City Council plans to discuss the 2016 operating budget at their meeting Tuesday.

The Jonesboro Sun reports the council heard its first of three required reading of the proposed budget on December 15. $42.32 million has been set aside for maintenance and operations in 2016--almost $2.5 million less than in 2015.

Jonesboro City Council Committee to Discuss Budget

Dec 14, 2015

The Finance and Administration Committee of the Jonesboro City Council plans to discuss Mayor Perrin’s proposed 2016 operating budget.

The committee will meet before the full council meeting scheduled for tomorrow.  According to the Jonesboro Sun, the total budgeted expenditures for maintenance and operations is about $42 million for 2016, down almost $2.5 million from the 2015 budget.

Also proposed is a $131,000 budget increase for the city’s E-911 dispatching service to hire an additional full-time call taker.

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U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talked about giving the President trade promotion authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, getting broadband to rural Arkansas, and the Congressional budget proposal. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview.

U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR 1st) discussed the lack of a conference on the budget bills, the question of offsetting disaster aid, and the progress on the Farm Bill, among other issues in this month's visit with KASU's Mark Smith. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview.

U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR) talks with KASU's Mark Smith. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview.

Boozman talks budget, spending, health care

Mar 25, 2013

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed the budget proposals before Congress, his view of the need for spending cuts and changes to health care, and more in his monthly visit with Mark Smith on KASU. Click on the "Listen" link for the entire interview.

Pryor on budget, sequester cuts

Mar 14, 2013

U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discussed budget issues, the impact of sequestration, and more in his monthly visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview.

U.S. Representative Rick Crawford, who represents Arkansas' First Congressional District, discussed the opposing budget bills, the impact of sequestration, and progress on the Farm Bill, in his monthly visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview...

In this month's visit with KASU, U.S. Senator Mark Pryor talked about the Veteran's Job Corp Act, which was block this week by Senate Republicans. He also discussed recent unrest in Libya and Egypt, budget issues, and more. Click on the link for the whole interview.

U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) looks at the results of the Arkansas primary election, discusses the budget process, the temporary stay on post office closures, and legislation he's proposing for veterans, in this month's talk with KASU. Click the "Listen" link for the whole interview.

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