Arkansas

Debts for Democratic Party of Arkansas Rocket 75 Percent in One Month

Party already facing heavy scrutiny over financial issues, raises, spending

money cashMoney owed by the Democratic Party of Arkansas (DPA) shot up from about $80,000 in July to $139,000 in August, a one-month increase in debts and obligations of roughly 75 percent, according to new filings available from the Federal Election Commission.

Out-of-State Interests Pushing Minimum Wage Hikes

Labor groups have spent hundreds of thousands on state initiatives

Out-of-state interests from the labor community are the main drivers behind several state ballot initiatives to pass steep minimum wage hikes, according to a new analysis.

Arkansas Push to Replace White Supremacist Statue Meets Dem Opposition

Democrat Clarke Tucker says attempt to remove statue of his racist relative is 'petty politics'

There is a push by Republicans in the Arkansas legislature to replace the statues that have represented the state in the U.S. Capitol for the past century. But one of the statues they want removed happens to be related to Arkansas Democrat Clarke Tucker, leading him to charge Republicans pushing for its removal with "petty politics."