Issues That Matter

Issues That Matter is a program dedicated to civic issues in central Arkansas. It's a collaboration between 89.1 KUAR, Central Arkansas Library System, and the League of Women Voters of Pulaski County.

Issues That Matter: The State Of Education In Arkansas

Sep 4, 2019
Michael Hibblen / KUAR News

What are the issues that matter to educators and students in Arkansas? KUAR's Daniel Breen moderated a discussion of Arkansas educators, advocates, and one student in front of an audience at the Dee Brown Library in Little Rock for this Issues That Matter: The State of Education in Arkansas discussion.

Issues That Matter: The Environmental Future of Arkansas

Jun 21, 2019
KUAR

Issues That Matter: The Environmental Future of Arkansas was taped May 30, 2019 at CALS Ron Robinson Theater. Panelists include State Senator William Bond; Maalik Safir, with GreenFaith Arkansas; Craig Douglas, Executive Director of the Regional Recycling and Waste Reduction District; and Glen Hooks, Chapter Director of the Sierra Club of Arkansas. Sarah Kellogg is the moderator.

A Guide To The 2018 Little Rock Mayoral Race

Oct 19, 2018
The first mayoral forum on economic opportunity.
Michael Hibblen/KUAR News

The information in this guide is taken directly from the candidate’s answers to the moderator’s questions in five forums presented by The Central Arkansas Library System, The League of Women Voters of Pulaski County, American Association of University Women of Little Rock and KUAR 89.1 - UA Little Rock Public Radio.

October 22 is the start of early voting in Arkansas, and November 6 is when the residents of Little Rock will have a chance to elect a new mayor for the first time in 12 years.

Michael Hibblen / KUAR News

Little Rock mayoral candidates Warwick Sabin, Glen Schwarz, Frank Scott Jr., Vincent Tolliver and Baker Kurrus met Monday evening, October 10, 2018 at Roosevelt Thompson Library in Little Rock for a forum with questions focused on education.

This is the fourth in a series of five forums with candidates for Little Rock Mayor on topics including economic opportunity, crime, infrastructure and education.

Daniel Breen / KUAR

Little Rock mayoral candidates Warwick Sabin, Glen Schwarz, Frank Scott Jr., Vincent Tolliver and Baker Kurrus met Monday evening, September 24 at Hillary Rodham Clinton Children's Library in Little Rock for a forum with questions focused on infrastructure. 

This is the third in a series of five forums with candidates for Little Rock Mayor on topics including economic opportunity, crime, infrastructure and education.

2018 Little Rock Mayoral Forum: Crime

Sep 17, 2018
Michael Hibblen / KUAR News

Little Rock mayoral candidates Warwick Sabin, Glen Schwarz, Frank Scott Jr., Vincent Tolliver and Baker Kurrus met Monday evening, September 17 at John Gould Fletcher Library in Little Rock for a forum with questions focused on crime.

This is the second in a series of five forums with candidates for Little Rock Mayor on topics including economic opportunity, crime, infrastructure and education.

Michael Hibblen / KUAR News

Little Rock mayoral candidates Warwick Sabin, Glen Schwarz, Frank Scott Jr., Vincent Tolliver and Baker Kurrus met Monday evening, September 10 at Dee Brown Library in Little Rock for a forum with questions focused on economic opportunity.

This is the first in a series of five forums with candidates for Little Rock Mayor on topics including economic opportunity, crime, infrastructure and education.