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The Arkansas Education Association has endorsed Robbie Wills' Democratic primary run for Congress. He had a good legislative record, the AEA says.

WILLS NEWS RELEASE

Little Rock, April 28th, 2010 –Speaker Robbie Wills is the teacher’s choice in Arkansas’s 2nd Congressional District.  The Arkansas Education Association has officially endorsed Speaker Robbie Wills in the May 18th 2nd District Congressional Democratic primary. "Rep. Wills has been a tireless advocate for public education throughout his legislative career.  We especially appreciate Rep. Wills' service to public school employees.  He worked hard to secure funding for public schools health insurance, and he is always willing to listen to public school employees," said Donna Morey, AEA President .
 
“I am honored to receive this endorsement. My parents are both retired teachers.  Taking care of Arkansas’ public schools is an issue that lives deep in my heart.  I promise the AEA that I will be a careful steward of their trust.  Arkansas’ economy and quality of life are only as good as the opportunities for education we offer all Arkansans.  I will always be committed to improving education here in Arkansas,” said Speaker Robbie Wills.
 
The Arkansas Education Association represents over 4,000 educators in Central Arkansas.
 
 “This is a powerful endorsement of Speaker Wills’ campaign.  No one in this race has accomplished more for teachers than Speaker Wills. He is committed to increasing support for public education and providing a better quality of life for all Arkansans. Having teachers support in our campaign is invaluable resource,” said Wills for Congress Campaign Manager Kyle Gott.

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