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Advocates Honor Arkansas Democrats For Delivering Wins For Children & Families

Five Democratic lawmakers have been honored for their work during the last session to improve the lives of children and families all across Arkansas. These five legislators delivered important legislative victories that will help strengthen families and build a better future for children in each of Arkansas’s 75 counties. Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families honored State Sen. Will Bond …

Secretary Thurston spent $68,000 to trick out his office. You paid for it.

A stunning report from KATV and reporter Marine Glisovic shows just how easy it is for officials to waste your tax payer money… Through the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, Channel 7 reviewed thousands of receipts and invoices dating from July 2018 to March 2019. We discovered that Secretary of State John Thurston, who was elected in November, gave his …

Filing Fees Committee to Hold Two Meetings

At this June 1 State Committee Meeting we will vote to set the 2020 Filing Fees for federal and state elections. There has been a lot of discussion on this issue in our meetings, at the Capitol, and online. Because of this continued debate, I formed a Special Committee on Filing Fees. You can view the members of this committee …

Sen. Cotton keeps Arkansas farmers in his crosshairs

Arkansas deserves a better Senator than Tom Cotton. Read our first post here >>> Express Donate: $10 Express Donate: $25 Express Donate: $35 Express Donate: $50 Or, donate another amount   “There will be some sacrifice on the part of Americans, I grant you that. But also that sacrifice is pretty minimal compared to the sacrifices that our soldiers make …

Rep. Nicole Clowney Honored for Her Defense of Firefighters

A true leader is recognized… Before Representativce Nicole Clowney of Fayetteville won her seat last November, she promised to be  “a forceful advocate for the people of Fayetteville.” This Legislative session, she not only made good on her promise,  but went above and beyond, being a forceful advocate for all the people of Arkansas. Specifically, her work on Crump’s Law, …

Celebrating Minority Leader Charles Blake, As He Steps Down & Moves To New Life Chapter

What a send off for a great Democrat… House Minority Leader Charles Blake announced Thursday he is stepping down to pursue the next service chapter of his life. Rep. Blake has been a tremendous force of good for the people of Arkansas. Democratic Party of Arkansas Chairman Michael John Gray praised Blake’s time in the House. During the last legislative …

Tom Cotton Mocks Arkansas Farmers Over Tariffs

Arkansas is in the middle of a trade war and Senator Tom Cotton is outright mocking farmers who are bearing the brunt of it. Arkansans have had enough. Cotton said farmers in Arkansas who are worried about the slow collapse of the farm economy under tariffs should be grateful they don’t live in a war zone. Cotton got himself on …