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Capitol View is Arkansas' longest-running Sunday morning political talk show. It airs statewide on six Nexstar Broadcasting stations. Interviews regularly feature the state's top political newsmakers. Capitol View is hosted by Jessi Turnure and based out of KARK-TV in Little Rock.

Capitol View Sunday morning talk on Arkansas politics

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Capitol View is Arkansas' longest-running Sunday morning political talk show. It airs statewide on six Nexstar Broadcasting stations. Interviews regularly feature the state's top political newsmakers. Capitol View is hosted by Jessi Turnure and based out of KARK-TV in Little Rock.

    Capitol View for October 6th, Arkansas Representatives panel

    Capitol View for October 6th, Arkansas Representatives panel

    On Capitol View this week, an Arkansas lawmaker faces potential expulsion from the House after pleading no contest to not paying state income taxes from 2012 to 2017.
    The House will vote Friday on the resolution to by House Speaker Matthew Shepherd to expel State Representative Mickey Gates.

    Plus, controversy over how much local control the State Board of Education proposes to return to the Little Rock School District.
    Theresa Gordon with the Little Rock Education Association shares her thoughts.

    • 21 min
    Capitol View: September 22nd, Gaming in Arkansas

    Capitol View: September 22nd, Gaming in Arkansas

    On Capitol View this week, gambling operations are expanding across the state.

    The passage of Amendment 100 has allowed for licensing of two new casinos, pending the approval of Pope County residents, and with construction underway in Pine Bluff.

    Southland in West Memphis, and Oaklawn in Hot Springs have expanded their gaming, and a multi-million dollar construction plan at Oaklawn is well underway.

    State Senator Keith Ingraham of West Memphis, State Representative Les Ward of Hot Springs, and State Representative Vivian Flowers of Pine Bluff join Jay Bir to talk about the state of gaming in Arkansas.

    • 21 min
    Capitol View September 15: Vaping panel

    Capitol View September 15: Vaping panel

    On Capitol View this week, a panel joins Mallory Brooks to discuss vaping.
    State lawmakers addressed new concerns about the health effects of e-cigarettes at a joint committee meeting this week.
    Among the concerns, leaders are working to keep new tobacco products out of the hands of children.
    The panel consists of Dr. Sherman Whitfield with the Pulaski County Special School District, State Senator Missy Irvin, State Representative Tippi McCullough, and Dr. Joe Thompson , President of the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement.

    • 22 min
    Capitol View September 8

    Capitol View September 8

    On Capitol View this week, Jessi Turnure speaks with Bob Clausen from Washington, D.C. about the latest national, and local political headlines.

    Plus, State Senators Bob Ballinger and Joyce Elliott discuss recent decisions by retailers regarding some guns and ammunition.

    • 22 min
    Capitol View for September 1st

    Capitol View for September 1st

    On Capitol View this week, the State has controlled the Little Rock School District for five years. At recent meetings, numerous people have expressed the desire to see the district turned back over to local control.
    Plus, the minimum age for buying cigarettes begins to climb.
    That and other topics are shared with a spokesperson with the Department of Finance and Administration.

    • 22 min
    Capitol View August 25 Audio

    Capitol View August 25 Audio

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- On Capitol View this week, State Senator Trent Garner discusses his "We the People" tour.
    Garner has met with people in the timber, metal and nursing fields to learn about their concerns.
    Plus, a lot of people are concerned about the high number of robocalls.
    Attorneys General from across the country gathered to discuss principles to make sure calls that cross a legal line can be blocked.
    Arkansas A.G. Leslie Rutledge shares details from that meeting.

    • 21 min

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