Author - Mark Carter

Magazine October 2019

Legislation Would Help Keep Arkansas Natural

by Mark Carter Arkansas’ reputation as the Natural State is well deserved. How many states can claim both native elk and alligator, after all? Our natural heritage is one of the many things that makes our state a great place to live and draws in tourism from all over the world. Traditionally, the...

AMP News Opinion

Whimsical Graffiti: Teaching Moments

In a new series, Whimsical Graffiti, Arkansas Money & Politics editor Mark Carter tells it like he sees it. Check out his column every week on AMP. ••••• Delivering my son back to New Orleans for his sophomore year of college, a specific memory was jogged as we crossed the...

Magazine September 2019

A Look Behind the Health Insurance Curtain

by Mark Carter With open enrollment just around the corner, three of Arkansas’ largest health insurance providers lent Arkansas Money & Politics their leaders for some Q-and-A that shines a light on the business of insurance and how it impacts consumers. Curtis Barnett, CEO, Arkansas Blue...

Magazine September 2019

NWA Women’s Business Conference

by Mark Carter Rediscovering Her Purpose in Bentonville Women’s conference offers boutique director chance to share mission of beautiful Lives A foreign-service officer for the U.S. Department of State, Alma-native Melissa Carter worked to better the lives of the vulnerable. Carter and her...