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Message from the chair: Today we mourn

Message from the chair: Today we mourn

Dear Friends, Yesterday in Conway, members of the Democratic Party from all over Arkansas came together in the spirit of unity to elect delegates to the National Convention. After being led in prayer by a member of the Muslim faith and the Pledge of Allegiance by a member of the Christian faith, we elected a […]

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Memorial Day message from Chairman Insalaco

Memorial Day message from Chairman Insalaco

Memorial Day began as Decoration Day to honor those who have died so the rest of us may have this very day off to be with our families in a free and open society. Still, not all of us have the day off. Right now, around the world and at home, brave women and men […]

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Private Option: The High Price of Failure

Private Option: The High Price of Failure

Dear Democrat, On the eve of the legislative session, we call on Governor Asa Hutchinson to be honest with all Arkansans. Without the Private Option, Arkansas’s nationally recognized patient-focused approach to healthcare1, our state’s budget, the education of our children, and Arkansas’s future workforce will be in jeopardy. Democrats will not stand for any change […]

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Call John Boozman – Demand Action on the Garland Nomination

Call John Boozman – Demand Action on the Garland Nomination

Dear Democrat, Republican senators, like all senators, were elected to govern. Their refusal to act on presidential nominee Judge Merrick B. Garland to the United States Supreme Court threatens the integrity of the Constitution and the balance of power. Senator Boozman’s statement on the nomination acknowledges the president’s Constitutional right to nominate a Justice but […]

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Remembering Hayes McClerkin

Remembering Hayes McClerkin

Dear Friends, I am deeply saddened by the passing of Hayes McClerkin, a member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1961–1970 and Speaker of the House from 1969-1970. He was a dedicated statesman, an accomplished author and beloved in his hometown. Growing up in Texarkana, Hayes was a childhood friend of H. Ross Perot, […]

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