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This week Senator Tom Cotton talked with Roby Brock from our partner Talk Business and Politics about the first few months of the Donald Trump presidency.

This week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report includes the latest on projects under construction around northwest Arkansas. 

John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, talks to Roby Brock from Talk Business and Politics about the latest developments surrounding Arkansas' scheduled executions and what recent actions might mean for the future.

MUSIC: "Snow" Charlie Haden and Antonio Forcione

Arkansas-based retail giant Wal-Mart in its re-organization of the Walmart U.S. technology division is eliminating around 300 jobs in the Information Systems Division (ISD).

Arkansas House Minority Leader and State Rep. Michael John Gray, D-Augusta, was elected as the new chairman of the Democratic Party of Arkansas. He succeeds Vincent Insalaco, who steered the state’s Democrats for two election cycles.

“To the hundreds of Arkansas Democrats who gathered today to elect new leadership, I am humbled and overwhelmed to be the next chair of the Party. To all of the Democrats across our state, I look forward to serving all of you and fighting for a brighter future for all of our fellow Arkansans. To our new officers, congratulations and thank you to all who stepped up to run,” Gray said.