Campaign: What do you think should be central Arkansas' top priorities?

Trains and better public transportation

It's no joke that the United States is the land of the car. Yet consistently 'better transportation' is the most popular topic that has been reoccurring on Imagine Central Arkansas and with people I've talked to. You just have to look around, people want trains connecting our cities, and every time someone mentions it, they are getting a lot of votes: http://imaginecentralarkansas.ideascale.com/a/dtd/Trains/176635-19834 ...more »

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Campaign: I Imagine Central Arkansas...

A $20 public market in every town

I'm a proponent of economic gardening - the idea that we can create jobs here (we become more resilient, profit stays local, we encourage local innovation), rather than solely focus on attracting another big chain store (jobs, but at the cost of the profit leaving the region.) For economic gardening we need to lower (or even eliminate) the cost of starting a business venture. The cost of entry in most of the United ...more »

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