State Democrats to Tour Region 8 Saturday - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Jonesboro, AR

State Democrats to Tour Region 8 Saturday

MARCH 3, 2005 - Posted at 4:35 p.m. CST

 

JONESBORO, AR - Arkansas House Speaker Bill Stovall, House Majority Leader Jay Martin and state legislators from the First Congressional District will participate in a community tour and town hall meeting Saturday to promote the House Democratic Caucus' L.E.A.D. Arkansas legislative agenda.

The tour will feature stops in Batesville, Blytheville, Jonesboro and West Memphis.  The L.E.A.D. Arkansas package stands for the following principles, according to a news release from the Arkansas Democratic Party...

L: Lower Health Care Costs

E: Early Childhood Education

A: Accountability and Efficiency in Government

D: Decrease Crime and Recidivism Rates

The tour will stop in Batesville at 10 a.m. at the City Hall, Jonesboro at 1 p.m. at the Southwind Heights Retirement Facility, Blytheville at 3:15 at the Area Chamber of Commerce Headquarters, and West Memphis at 5 p.m. at the Ecumenical Village Community Center.

 

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • JPD advances fight to save lives

    JPD advances fight to save lives

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:43:00 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:04:21 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro police are increasing their fight against opioid overdoses.

    Jonesboro police are increasing their fight against opioid overdoses.

  • Swim beach closed due to high levels of E. coli

    Swim beach closed due to high levels of E. coli

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:39:53 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:46:01 GMT
    (Source: U.S. Corps of Engineers)(Source: U.S. Corps of Engineers)
    (Source: U.S. Corps of Engineers)(Source: U.S. Corps of Engineers)

    If your Memorial Day weekend plans include a trip to a Norfork Lake swim beach, you might need to change them.

    If your Memorial Day weekend plans include a trip to a Norfork Lake swim beach, you might need to change them.

  • Early voter numbers low in Lawrence County

    Early voter numbers low in Lawrence County

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:11:16 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:40:45 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Early voting turnout was surprisingly low in Lawrence County ahead of Tuesday's primary election, according to county officials. 

    Early voting turnout was surprisingly low in Lawrence County ahead of Tuesday's primary election, according to county officials. 

Powered by Frankly