AACF Statement on Passage of GOP Tax Plan

After the House and Senate voted last night to pass the GOP tax bill, Rich Huddleston, Executive Director of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, released the following statement: The GOP tax plan passed last night by Congress is nothing more than...

Protect Arkansans During Deficit Reduction

The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction-the bipartisan Congressional “super” committee tasked with finding at least $1.2 trillion in budget savings-has begun its meetings in Washington. It must present a proposal to the full Congress by November 23 of...

Tell Congress: Balanced Approach

We heard from the President and the Speaker of the House last night, both making their cases for a way out of the debt crisis. President Obama called on Congress to adopt a balanced approach, asking all Americans to...

Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C. …

It was a busy week in Washington, highlighted of course by the President’s annual State of the Union speech to a joint session of Congress. President Obama took this opportunity to speak broadly about the challenges facing America and...