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2018-2020 Draft Platform

Below is the final draft of the Draft Democratic Party of Arkansas Platform for 2018-2020. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions about the platform, please email the Platform Committee at platform@arkdems.org. Draft Democratic Party of Arkansas Platform for 2018-2020

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 …