Team Graham Blog

October 25, 2016

FACT CHECK: Petty still wrong on teacher pay


Last week, Rep. Petty sent out a mailer claiming that Grimsley Graham wasn’t telling the truth about her record on teacher pay. Well, we came with the receipts. Petty may not think that our teachers’ pay is important, but it’s an indisputable fact that average salaries have fallen 10% in the last ten years when adjusted for inflation. We have …

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October 7, 2016

Closing the Skills Gap in Northwest Arkansas


This piece on Northwest Arkansas’s skills gap comes from local student Bailey Lindsey, one of our campaign fellows. Stay tuned to this blog in the coming weeks for more stories from these dedicated young people. On the floors of our factories, in the rooms of our hospitals, and in the garages of our repair shops, a crisis of great importance is …

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September 20, 2016

The View from the Inside


In 2014, Rogers residents Gaye Bland and Nicole Mozzoni were the co-chairs of Grimsley’s campaign. While the result was disappointing, it was a campaign we could all be proud of. Grimsley got widespread support from Democrats, Republicans, and Independents alike and ran a grassroots, people-centric race unlike any Benton County has ever seen. It was an election that energized and mobilized …

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