Archive for February, 2016

Candidate Spotlight: Melissa Fults, House of Representatives, District 27

Candidate Spotlight: Melissa Fults, House of Representatives, District 27

Melissa Fults is running for State House, District 27, which includes a portion of Pulaski and Saline counties. Mother, grandmother, community activist and dairy farmer, Melissa is a lifelong Arkansan, born in Little Rock to a working class family. Her father was a steel worker and church deacon; her mother held jobs in an accounting […]

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ICYMI: Teacher pay under attack

ICYMI: Teacher pay under attack

ICYMI: Arkansas House & Senate Democrats lead charge against Republican attacks on teacher pay       State drops bid to limit bonus to nationally certified teachers By Brian Fanney, Arkansas Democrat Gazette February 9, 2016 CLICK HERE to read the entire article. On National Board Certified Teacher stipends, governor tells Ed. Dept. to back […]

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County Party Bootcamp

County Party Bootcamp

Last weekend (February 6-7), Democratic leaders from across Arkansas gathered for a training session at MacArthur Military Museum in Downtown Little Rock. More than 40 counties were represented at the two-day workshop which focused on leadership training, party building, organization, and fundraising. Over 70 participants engaged in activities and exercises designed to help counties develop […]

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Candidate Spotlight: Irvin Camacho, House of Representatives, Dist. 89

Candidate Spotlight: Irvin Camacho, House of Representatives, Dist. 89

Irvin Camacho es un activisto y lider bien conocido. Desde temprana edad, Irvin desarollo una pasion por su comunidad. Irvin era un activista para los derechos de inmigrantes por el Dream Act y reforma migratoria y coordinador estatal de los Arkansas Natural Dreamers (Soñadores Naturales de Arkansas), un movimiento dedicado a abogar por los hijo […]

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Congressman Joaquin Castro to campaign for NWA Democrats

Congressman Joaquin Castro to campaign for NWA Democrats

Democratic Party of Arkansas Announces Details of Organizing Rally for Irvin Camacho and Grimsley Graham Featuring Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro     (SPRINGDALE) The Democratic Party of Arkansas is proud to announce that Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX) will headline a campaign kickoff rally for Irvin Camacho and Grimsley Graham, candidates for State Representative in Northwest Arkansas. […]

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