ACO makes endorsements

The Arkansas Community Organizations on Friday made the following endorsements in Tuesday’s general election:

• State Senate, District 25: Stephanie Flowers

• Pine Bluff City Council: Ward 1 – Lloyd Holcomb Jr.; Ward 4 – George Stepps

• City Treasurer: Greg Gustek

• County Judge: Dutch King

• Sheriff: Gerald Robinson

Issue 1: Against

Issue 2: Against

“Arkansas Community Organizations is an organization of working families concerned about the future of our city and our country,” a spokesman said. “We encourage Arkansans to vote for those state and federal candidates who support the Affordable Care Act, protecting Social Security and Medicare benefits, a fair and progressive budget and tax policy, expansion of Medicaid to cover low-income workers, an increase in the minimum wage, and strong protections for consumers.”