A Black History Month Note From Party Chair Grant Tennille

The history of Black Americans is the history of America. Democrats stand united in celebration of the triumphs, and in recognition of the tragedies, that are equally part of the history of Black America. So it is not surprising that this year Arkansas finds itself face to face with some stark realities. The work of delivering equality under the law … Read More

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

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

Democrats Deliver For Arkansas: Largest Infrastructure Investment In Nearly A Century

Arkansas is set to receive its largest long-term infrastructure investment in nearly a century thanks to President Biden and a bi-partisan vote in Congress. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed despite every member of Arkansas’s Congressional delegation failing to support this historic bi-partisan commitment to Arkansas infrastructure. “Arkansas has struggled with critically bad infrastructure for years, thank goodness that … Read More