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State politicians favor masks, diverge on mandates

Frank Lockwood

"Mandatory masks might be unpopular. But sometimes leaders have to 'make hard decisions that are the right thing for the people that they serve,' Williams said... 'Each and every one of us should be modeling good behavior, including the president. He certainly has an enormous platform... of influence, and I think he should use it for good.'"

07/07/2020

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Nurse gives advice on sending your students back to school

Haley Berley

“It’s about making sure that your children are getting the educational opportunities and preparation that they need to be successful in life, versus balancing the health of your family,” [Williams] said.

06/29/2020

KNWA

Trump Statistically Tied With Biden in Arkansas, Struggling With Independent Voters: Poll

Christina Zhao

"A new poll shows President Donald Trump's lead over presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden in Arkansas and his approval rating diminishing as he struggles with reaching independent voters. In the latest Talk Business & Politics-Hendrix College poll, released Sunday, Trump statistically tied with Biden in Arkansas."

06/14/2020

Newsweek

Poll: Independents dissatisfied with Trump, Cotton; Biden competitive in Arkansas

Talk Business & Politics staff

"President Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., are struggling with independent voters in Arkansas less than five months before Election Day. A new survey from Talk Business & Politics-Hendrix College shows that Trump and Cotton have negative job approval ratings with voters, with independents giving them low marks by a double-digit margin."

06/14/2020

Talk Business & Politics

Trump statistically tied with Biden in Arkansas: poll

Rebecca Klar

"Donald Trump and Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden are in statistical dead heat in Arkansas, according to a new poll."

06/14/2020

The Hill

Confederacy debate splits state's delegation; some are open to review of removals

Frank Lockwood

"I agree with the Senate Armed Services Committee as well as NASCAR, elected officials across the county, business leaders, and the many others who have announced it's time to re-examine the tributes to those who fought against the United States of America in order to protect an economic system built on the enslavement of black people," Williams said in a written statement.

06/14/2020

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Congressional candidate hits governor for changing tune on absentee voting, urges action

Max Brantley

“The number one responsibility of public officials is to keep people safe. Mailing in a ballot is far safer during a public health crisis than going to the polls in person, especially for those in high-risk categories.” Williams said.

05/23/2020

Arkansas Times

Virus leads to virtual campaigns

Doug Thompson

"Celeste Williams is the Democratic challenger to Third District Rep. Steve Womack, R-Rogers. She also said the pandemic curtailed campaigning but sends a strong message."

05/18/2020

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Celeste Williams picks up Sen. Elizabeth Warren endorsement

Talk Business and Politics Staff

“I’m honored to have Sen. Warren in our corner,” said Williams. “Like Sen. Warren, I believe we must tear down the economic barriers that prevent everyday Arkansans in District 3 from reaching their goals."

04/22/2020

Talk Business and Politics

Congressional hopeful sees time to slow sickness; practitioner faces GOP’s Womack

Talk Business and Politics

"One of the benefits of doing that is that we hopefully are able to slow it enough to prevent our health care system, our hospitals, from being overrun by the number of people who will be ill."

03/22/2020

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Q&A with 3rd District congressional candidate Celeste Williams

Stephannie Lane Baker

"I believe you shouldn’t go broke if you get sick, and we all have a right to good health care. That’s why I’m running for U.S. Congress."

02/27/2020

Arkansas Times

Notes from the Campaign Trail

Talk Business and Politics Staff

“I’m honored to have Representative Garner support my campaign in this way. We share a common background and common goals for the state of Arkansas. We both want to provide people with the best opportunities to thrive – accessible healthcare, quality education, and fair wages.” Williams said.

02/12/2020

Talk Business and Politics

Pagado por la campaña para elegir a Celeste Williams

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