KUAR's Weekly Podcast: A New Budget, Broadway Bridge's Snag, LRSD & Charters and Remembering Ben Fry

Mar 11, 2016

  • The governor releases a $5.3 billion budget but it's all up in the air with the issue of Medicaid expansion still unresolved.
  • Getting to the other side of the road, the replacement of the Broadway Bridge in downtown Little Rock hits a highwater snag.
  • The LRSD braces for even more charter school expansion. The Pulaski County Special School District and Helena-West Helena School District prepare for a return to local control.
  • It was a tough week for the Arkansas public radio family, our long time general manager and friend Ben Fry passed away at the age of 54. We'll share what he meant to us and to public radio.