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Mike Lee ready to clean up the Capitol as AG

LITTLE ROCK – Today, Mike Lee, the Democratic nominee for Arkansas Attorney General, announced his ethics reform package. At his campaign office headquarters on Broadway Avenue in Little Rock, Lee promised to change the “culture of corruption” currently embroiling the state legislature. Lee pledged to honor the public’s trust by standing up to the “corrosive influences” and the “immorality” that …

Chairman Gray Condemns Republican Silence and Misinformation on Immigration Policy

LITTLE ROCK — Representative Michael John Gray, Democratic Party of Arkansas Chairman, released this statement following Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen comments today in the White House Press Briefing. &nbsp “The silence from our congressional delegation, our governor, and our state Republican Party demonstrates their inability and their lack of desire to stand up to this administration. The crisis …

Arkansas Senator Cotton Listed as Paying $20,000 to Cambridge Analytica

LITTLE ROCK – Earlier this week, it was reported by CNN that then-candidate Cotton paid $20,000 for Cambridge Analytica services in 2014 during his U.S. Senate bid. Cambridge Analytica has come under fire for having “misused the personal data of about 50 million Facebook users.” (CNN, March 2018) The Democratic Party of Arkansas responded to Cotton’s track record on the …

Arkansas Democratic Party Chair on South Florida Shooting

Today, we grieve as yet another senseless tragedy has taken lives within our schools — this time in Florida. Our hearts are with the victims, their families, and the entire Broward County community. Grieving parents shouldn’t have to demand government do something on this issue. Lori Alhadeff, the mother of Alyssa Alhadeff who was killed in this Florida massacre, shouldn’t …

Republicans Vote in Favor of Fiscal Insanity

LITTLE ROCK – Republicans yet again put millionaires, billionaires, and giant corporations over American families. The final Republican tax bill provides even bigger tax breaks to the very wealthiest, at the expense of children and the middle-class in Arkansas. “The reason we keep calling this tax bill a scam is because Republicans are telling us their bill will benefit hardworking Americans, when really …

Final Deadline for Open Enrollment Friday

LITTLE ROCK – The deadline to enroll in health care under the Affordable Care Act is tomorrow, Friday December 15th. After a shortened enrollment period — just six weeks compared to last year’s twelve — the final hour to sign up for healthcare through the HealthCare.Gov website is midnight Friday Pacific Time. “I want to encourage anyone who has not gone …