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Rise of Rest Road Trip Includes Northwest Arkansas Stop

Revolution announced that its next five-day Rise of the Rest Road Trip will return to America’s Heartland for a week in April.

The road trip was announced today and will occur during the week of April 20, making stops and highlighting startup successes in Wichita, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Northwest Arkansas and St. Louis.

Top 10: Northwest Arkansas Rounds Out Decade on a High Note

Northwest Arkansas has a pretty awesome highlight reel in 2019 to wrap up the decade.

Health care, arts, entrepreneurship and workforce development initiatives, infrastructure improvements and recognition as one of the nation’s best places to live are among the highlights.

The Northwest Arkansas Council compiles an annual year-end summary focused on the year’s best happenings. Only 10 are included, although there were many more regional successes in 2019.

Northwest Arkansas GDP Reaches $23.5 Billion, 20% increase since 2013

The Northwest Arkansas economy grew by nearly $4 billion over a five-year span, new data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis shows.

The bureau’s statistics show the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers Metropolitan Statistical Area’s gross domestic product reached $23.5 billion last year, an increase of nearly 20% since 2013.

Advocates Kick Off Campaign for Highway Funding

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson today joined leaders from many of the state’s leading organizations to kick off the state’s campaign to continue sales tax funding for highways, roads and bridges.

Northwest Arkansas Ranks No. 18 in Per Capita Income, Data Shows

The per capita personal income of Northwest Arkansas residents is among the highest in the nation, according to new data released Thursday by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

The per capita personal income of $65,306 in the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers Metropolitan Statistical Area ranks No. 18 nationally. Its 4.3% growth over a year was below the 4.9% average growth in the nation’s 384 metropolitan statistical areas.