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Rural Healthcare is Under Attack

I’m Michael John Gray, Chairman of the Democratic Party of Arkansas. When I’m Little Rock, I’m a five minute drive away from at least 3 hospitals no matter where I am in the city. That is a luxury most Arkansans don’t have.  If you live in Little Rock, or any other major urban area, you probably take this for granted. …

People Like You Aren’t Donating to Our Congressmen

Arkansas’s Congressman are funded by corrupting special interests. If you’re looking at the news about the campaign finance reports of some of Arkansas’s incumbent Congressmen, you might get the impression they have a good level of support. But the fact is that just about all their money comes from high-dollar special interest groups, lobbyists, and mega donors. These are the …

Leslie Rutledge Wants to Kick You Off Your Healthcare

Hundreds of thousands of Arkansans could lose their health insurance and other protections because of the actions of Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge.   On Tuesday, the Federal Appeals Court for the Fifth Circuit heard a case challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, passed in 2010 under then-President Barack Obama. Republican Governors and Attorneys General originally filed this lawsuit …

Senator Will Bond: A Job Well Done

One of Arkansas’s hardest working and most productive lawmakers, Will Bond, is stepping down from office after a successful legislative career fighting to improve the qualify of life for all Arkansans. Although Sen. Bond does not plan to run for state Senate in 2020, he’s not done fighting for Arkansans, “I hope this will not be the end of public …

Chris Casey Does the Work as Arkansas Rebuilds After Historic Flood

Arkansas is full of exciting candidates who are ready to put in the work to defeat Republicans in the 2020 election. One such candidate, Chris Casey of Dardanelle, a veteran of the US Army, is campaigning to defeat Rep. Mary Bentley. However, he’s been going to work to help save the people of his district in many different ways. Throughout …

Christina Mullinax Joins Arkansas Democrats as Voter File Manager

Let’s all welcome Christina! On Monday, Christina Mullinax started as the Voter File Manager for the Democratic Party of Arkansas. She comes to the party after a very successful career at Planned Parenthood. “We couldn’t more excited to have Christina onboard,” said Democratic Party of Arkansas Chairman Michael John Gray. “Her experience and expertise will be crucial to our success …

No Soap, No Toothbrush, No Bed: Arkansas’s Congressmen Abandoning Children at the Border

Enough with the Politics! Children Need Us! By now you’ve probably seen the pictures, a father and his daughter were recently photographed face down, drowned in a river on the southern U.S. Border. This is an unimaginable, indescribable tragedy for any family, under any circumstances. But we must face up to the hard truth that the human tragedy on our …