Thank AR Workers: Happy Labor Day!

Kick back and relax this Labor Day — you’ve earned it! This day is for all of us and let’s face it, with everything that COVID has brought, it’s not a bad time to think about how working people are treated in this country. We’ve got to get it right, even when those at the top don’t always seem like …

ArkDems Welcome Interim Chair Nicole Hart

LITTLE ROCK — Effective today, Nicole Hart is leading the Democratic Party of Arkansas as Interim Chair. Hart is an Iraq War veteran, former veterans official in Governor Mike Beebe’s administration, a non-profit CEO, a mother and wife. Stepping up from the role of Vice Chair, Hart assumes the helm from former Chair Michael John Gray who stepped down from …

Arkansas Democrats Welcome Interim Chair Nicole Hart

LITTLE ROCK — Effective today, Nicole Hart is leading the Democratic Party of Arkansas as Interim Chair. Hart is an Iraq War veteran, former veterans official in Governor Mike Beebe’s administration, a non-profit CEO, a mother and wife. Stepping up from the role of Vice Chair, Hart assumes the helm from former Chair Michael John Gray who stepped down from …

Biden & Hutchinson Direct Support To Nursing Homes: Cotton & Boozman Oppose COVID Assistance

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’s American Rescue Plan steering committee is directing $250 million to assist hospitals and nursing homes that are struggling to handle the rapidly shifting COVID situation, especially in rural areas. This critical funding support is being hailed by Governor Asa Hutchinson. The funds are made possible through provisions of President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan. “Governor Hutchinson …

Arkansas Wins Big In New Infrastructure Bill: Boozman & Cotton Vote Against Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK — The strongest bi-partisan infrastructure bill in recent memory has passed the United States Senate. This could mean historic investments in Arkansas’s roads and bridges, our power grid, and broadband internet in rural communities. 19 Republican U.S. Senators voted for the bill, including Senators from neighboring Mississippi, Louisiana, and Missouri. Despite bi-partisan support for the bill, Arkansas’s U.S. …

Chairman Michael John Gray Announces Intent To Take New Position: Party Leaders Applaud Gray & Prepare For Future

LITTLE ROCK — Democratic Party of Arkansas Chairman Michael John Gray is accepting a new professional opportunity and intends to resign as party chairman effective September 1st. Gray made the announcement to party leaders during an Executive Committee meeting on Monday night, followed by an informal meeting of the State Committee. “Our state has been through immense changes since I began …

Child Tax Credit Begins: Democrats Deliver For Arkansas

Starting July 15, Arkansas families will start to receive a monthly tax cut as part of the American Rescue Plan. Thanks to President Biden and Democrats more than 90 percent of Arkansas families will benefit from this expanded Child Tax Credit of up to $300 per child. That’s good news for 661,000 Arkansas children, especially given that every single Republican …