AR GOP Silences Minority Voices On “Hate Crimes” Bill

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas is one of three states in the nation without a Hate Crimes Law. On Wednesday, an Arkansas Senate committee defeated Senate Bill 3 which would have created a hate crimes law. On Thursday, the Arkansas House Judiciary Committee advanced a bill that proponents are intentionally mislabeling as hate crimes legislation despite failing to garner a single …

Arkansas Democrats Launch Eviction Moratorium Hotline & Info Campaign

Arkansas Democrats Assisting Renters During COVID Eviction Moratorium   LITTLE ROCK — The Democratic Party of Arkansas, the Young Democrats of Arkansas, and members of Arkansas Renters United announced a new push to ensure that Arkansas families have access to the information they deserve during the CDC’s Eviction Moratorium. The effort includes the launch of a new hotline 501-647-1051 for …

Arkansas Democrats Launch Hotline For Eviction Moratorium

Arkansas Democrats Assisting Renters During COVID Eviction Moratorium   LITTLE ROCK — The Democratic Party of Arkansas, the Young Democrats of Arkansas, and members of Arkansas Renters United announced a new push to ensure that Arkansas families have access to the information they deserve during the CDC’s Eviction Moratorium. The effort includes the launch of a new hotline 501-647-1051 for …

Selective Bargaining? Arkansas Attacks Collective Bargaining for Select Public Employees

by Maxim Applegate, senior at Hendrix College and Legislative Intern with the Democratic Party of Arkansas.  In its 93rd session, the Arkansas General Assembly is considering an attack on workers’ rights. SB 341 prohibits public employers from recognizing a labor union or other public employee association as a bargaining agent for public employees and makes it legal to fire any …

Let’s Talk Pulaski…Early Voting Ending Early & Medical Discrimination

A trio of legislators in Pulaski County are trying to get away with making some truly extreme, damaging votes — to take away Early Voting days and to allow medical staff to deny care based on personal and religious reasons. Carlton Wing (North Little Rock), Mark Lowery (Maumelle, NLR), and Karilyn Brown (Sherwood, Jacksonville, NLR) are not voting the way they promised …

Campaign Training Program Launching

The Democratic Party of Arkansas, together with the DNC Best Practices Institute, are excited to announce the launch of our 2021 Train the Trainer (T3) Webinar Training Program! T3 is a free six-week, twelve-part webinar course, covering several aspects of grassroots campaigning. This program seeks to expand the skills of progressive activists and volunteers, by ensuring that comprehensive training is free and …