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Legislature Targets History: Banning Curriculums & Defunding Schools As Enforcement

Students in Arkansas are about to be banned from learning about the major social and political movements that comprise American history. A pair of bills by Rep. Mark Lowery (Maumelle) would prohibit schools and universities from teaching anything that involves race, gender, political affiliation, or any class of people. In particular, Lowery is seeking to stop students from learning about …

Arkansas Democrats Celebrate Biden & Harris

It feels good doesn’t it? Let’s say it together, “President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.”  If you haven’t got a chance to watch yet make sure to catch up on Wednesday morning’s Inauguration events. Our nation is in good hands as we prepare for the arduous journey ahead. Watch here. Celebrate Together Tonight! Be sure to join us tonight —  Wednesday January 20th from …

Call To Action: Stand Your Ground Advances

This is our best chance to stop the Stand Your Ground bill from becoming Arkansas law. The bill passed on the Senate floor on Tuesday afternoon. It now heads to the House Judiciary Committee — where there is a good opportunity to stop the bill from advancing any further. We need your help to contact the right lawmakers on the committee. Contact These Committee Members …

AR Democrats Respond To Governor’s Address

LITTLE ROCK — Democratic Party of Arkansas Chairman Michael John Gray responded to the Governor’s State of the State Address on Tuesday and outlined solutions to make life better for Arkansas families. Chairman Gray called out the governor for setting a low bar when it comes to: raising and funding teacher pay; making broadband access not only accessible but affordable; …

Ashley Hudson Officially Seated In Arkansas Legislature

LITTLE ROCK — Ashley Hudson was officially seated as state Representative in the Arkansas Legislature on Monday. An objection was made to Hudson being seated, claiming the vote was not fair. Hudson’s victory was reviewed and certified in four separate instances before Monday’s convening of the Arkansas House, in which members were formally sworn-in. “Congratulations to Representative Hudson, west Little …

House Minority Leader McCullough Opens Legislative Session

LITTLE ROCK — The 93rd General Assembly of the Arkansas Legislature convened Monday. House Minority Leader Tippi McCullough (Little Rock) gave remarks to open the session in the Old Supreme Court room of the Arkansas Capitol building. McCullough outlined her vision and goals for the upcoming session. “Democrats will work hard to be your watchdog at the Capitol. We won’t …

Governor Must Demand Rep. Crawford Resign, Rep’s Vote Backs Insurrection

LITTLE ROCK — The Chairman of the Democratic Party of Arkansas Michael John Gray is calling for Governor Asa Hutchinson, who is the head of the Republican Party of Arkansas, and their Chair Jonelle Fulmer to immediately request the resignation of Congressman Rick Crawford. Representative Crawford’s belief and promotion of conspiracy theories about the Presidential election will render the representation …