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French Retreats From KATV Debate With Joyce Elliott

KATV just announced that French Hill is declining to debate Joyce Elliott for a scheduled television debate on October 19. It used to be the case, not so long ago, that in Arkansas we expected our members of Congress to show up for debates and to put their record on display for voters. But French isn’t exactly courageous these days …

Asa & RPA Contribute To Candidate Calling For Protesters To Be Shot

LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas Republican state House candidate is callously suggesting that Black Lives Matter demonstrators be shot and killed for sport. John La Tour is running for HD86 in Fayetteville — and has received financial support from Governor Asa Hutchinson as well as the Republican Party of Arkansas. “There is a Republican candidate in northwest Arkansas who is …

2020 – 2022 State Committee Members!

Thank you! Over 100 people filed to run for the 2020 – 2022 State Committee. The work we do in our state and our party would not be possible without your support! If you have any questions or concerns about your ballot, please contact DPA headquarters at 501-374-2361. The members listed below will be seated at the 2020 State Convention …

French Hill Against 911 Funding Law Backed By Governor & Republican Lawmakers

LITTLE ROCK — French Hill’s brand new campaign television ad is out, and it’s criticizing a 911 Funding Law signed into law by Governor Asa Hutchinson and the Republican leadership of the state of Arkansas. The Public Safety Act of 2019 was signed into law by Gov. Hutchinson after passing 29-3 in the Senate and 81-5 in the House. French …

Arkansas Absentee Ballots Under Threat

Recent actions by the Republican Party of Arkansas and its Chairman Doyle Webb show that the party is engaging in an attempt to suppress voting via absentee ballots. “Arkansans deserve some reassurance right now that their votes are going to be counted. And in this time, with all that every Arkansas family is going through, voters need to know that …

Justin Reeves Endorsed By Arkansas Firefighters

The Arkansas State Firefighters Association is endorsing Justin Reeves for State Representative. The hard work and courage of the members of the ASFFA can not be overstated, and their support says a lot about the character, work ethic, and public service mindset of Justin Reeves. House District 49 covers parts of St. Francis, Cross, and Monroe counties. It stretches from …

Arkansas Stands United With Our Student-Athletes, Athletic Departments & BLM

Arkansas stands united with the Arkansas State University Athletics Department, coaches and staff, and student-athletes who held a unity march on Monday through the ASU-Jonesboro campus. ASU Football Coach Blake Anderson said he is proud of his players for “taking to heart” the importance of voting to make an impact — and let them know they can rely on his support.   “We …