Archive for January, 2016

Arkansas House Democratic Caucus Luncheon

Arkansas House Democratic Caucus Luncheon

The Arkansas House Democratic Caucus’s first fundraiser this year was a salute to women in public service featuring special guests Nina Turner, the former Minority Whip for the Ohio Senate, and the state Senator for the 25th District of Ohio and Gert Clark. Jessica Sabin served as Master of Ceremonies at the luncheon, hosting about 80 […]

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Arkansans Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Arkansans Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Democrats took to the streets to meet and greet at MLK events across the state on Monday, January 18, to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. From Little Rock to Arkadelphia, thousands gathered to remember Dr. King and his commitment to public service. Left to right, Top Row: Sherry Tolliver receives the Golden Hands Award presented […]

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2016 Fisher-Shackelford Dinner Honorees

2016 Fisher-Shackelford Dinner Honorees

  Lottie Shackelford Dinner honoring Charlotte Tillar Schexnayder (left) of Dumas and Earnestine Weaver (right) of Forrest City. In keeping with the legacies of the dinner’s namesakes, this year’s honorees have dedicated their lives and careers to public service in Arkansas and have helped advance Democratic ideals and policy. The dinner will be held on […]

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An Anniversary Boozman Will Ignore: The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

An Anniversary Boozman Will Ignore: The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

Do not expect a statement from Senator John Boozman today on the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act anniversary. Even though women in Arkansas make just 77 cents for every dollar a man makes, Boozman voted against the Ledbetter Act twice, first in 2007 and again in 2009 – when a majority sent the bill to […]

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Candidate Spotlight: Dianne Curry, U.S. Congress, District 2

Candidate Spotlight: Dianne Curry, U.S. Congress, District 2

Dianne Curry was elected to the Little Rock School Board in 2006, serving three terms. Retired from state government after 27 years of service in education and the public audit of banks, she has served under various Arkansas governors on different commissions,  appointed to the Arkansas Division of Volunteerism by Governor Huckabee and reappointed by […]

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