Check Out MLK Day in Arkansas

The Arkansas Democratic Black Caucus has put together this great list of ways to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Check out some of the ways to get involved in MLK Day in Arkansas this year and make sure to visit the ADBC website and support their work.   A variety of organizations, churches, nonprofits, and community … Read More

Everyday Arkansan Tyler Draper knows Arkansas is Worth Advocating For

Meet Tyler Draper, a science teacher, a Democrat, and an Everyday Arkansan. “Hunting. Fishing. Hiking. Politicking. Malvern is the Brick Capital of the World.  Arkansas is home and it is worth advocating for.  Everyday I teach over 100 students about STEM and prepare them for the future of our workforce. Then, I question if we’re inviting economic development into our state. … Read More

Andrea Adams is an Everyday Arkansan.

Our next Everyday Arkansan is Andrea Adams from Sherwood, Arkansas. Here’s what she had to say about moving from Detroit to Arkansas: My mother’s name is Ruth Adams. She passed away 8 years ago because of Alzheimer’s. She was a great mother of 9 children, me being number 7. My mother was a single parent, and she worked 2 jobs … Read More

Arkansas Approves New Maps To Lower Black Representation In The Legislature

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Board of Apportionment rubber stamped newly drawn state House and state Senate maps today following a 30-day public comment period. Governor Asa Hutchinson approved of the new maps, which reduce the number of majority-minority districts from 17 to 14; tamper with the state’s only majority-Latinx district; and fail to take into account officially recorded public … Read More

Bill Signing Ceremony To Deliver Largest Arkansas Infrastructure Investment In Nearly 100 Years

Arkansas is preparing to benefit from the largest long-term infrastructure investment the state has seen in nearly a century. President Joe Biden will sign into law the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act at a ceremony this afternoon at the White House. Despite gaining the support of a bipartisan majority of Americans and lawmakers, Arkansas’s all-Republican Congressional delegation voted in lockstep … Read More

An Arkansas Veterans Day Message

A special Veterans Day message from Rebecca Tennille, wife of Chair Grant Tennille >>> My father always tried to normalize his deployments. “Somalia really just looks like West Texas…except there are giraffes.” “Are those Cocoa Krispies? We ate a lot of them in Iraq.” As a physician, he was often among the first to be dispatched. He helped set up … Read More