NWA Strong - Planning for Recovery Post-COVID-19

October 21, 2020

Politics

More details on where to vote

Early voting begins tomorrow, October 19, 2020 in Arkansas and runs to Election Day – November 3, 2020. Your 2020 Arkansas Ballot Issue Voter Guide

Washington County

With early voting starting today not all election day polls will be available so plan out your visit beforehand: Early Voting Sites in Washington County

For county wide efforts, your Justice of Peace candidates, Constables the information can be found HERE.

Fayetteville, AR

Fayetteville hosts a variety of candidates with open seats and incumbents competing to hold onto their seats. Here is your list of candidates running in Fayetteville 2020 election. Fayetteville Flyer also has a great article on the list of municipal candidates running in Fayetteville in 2020.

Surrounding Communities

For a full list of who is running/rerunning for what positions in the smaller communities in Northwest Arkansas that information can be found here.

Economics

Heartland Forward releases economic recovery strategy

Heartland Forward released a 7 point plan for post-COVID-19 economic recovery in the Northwest Arkansas region.

  • BackgroundHeartland Forward, an institute for economic renewal, is “a nonpartisan non-profit, think and do tank” based in Bentonville, Arkansas. Their goal is to “improve economic performance in the center of the United States” otherwise known as the Heartland.
  • Yesterday they released their NWA Economic Recovery Strategy for the region following Covid-19.
  • Deep Dive – to read more about their efforts undertaken and recommendations for the challenges and opportunities facing the region, you can find more HERE

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