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Watson given Statesman Award by FCA

By submitted, 09/17/19 2:33 PM

LITTLE ROCK – Representative Danny Watson of Hope, was awarded the 2019 Statesman Award by Family Council Action Committee. Representative Watson received the award for making an A on the 2019 Family Council Action Committee legislative report card. Recipients of this award are recognized for their votes during the 92nd General Assembly on the 25 bills in the report card. Representative Watson received his award Sunday, September 15, 2019, at Unity Baptist Church in Hope, Arkansas. 

Representative Danny Watson is currently serving in his second term as a state representative and spent 15 years in law enforcement and had a career as a director of safety for a trucking company. He previously served on the school board for the Hope School District. During the 92nd General Assembly, Representative Watson serves on the Joint Committee on Energy, the House Public Transportation Committee, and the House Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs Committee. Representative Watson scored a 100% on the Family Council Action Committee report card. Danny and his wife Judy have two grown children and currently reside in Hope, Arkansas.

The award was presented to Representative Watson by Jerry Cox, President of Family Council Action Committee based in Little Rock. “Legislators regularly face tough votes at the State Capitol, and their hard work, good votes, and dedication to Christian family values are often unknown to the public” said Cox. “We chose votes on bills based on our core belief in promoting, protecting, and strengthening traditional family values. We are thankful that Representative Watson’s votes on those bills reflect our mission,” stated Cox, “we are pleased to present Representative Watson with the 2019 Statesman Award.” 

Family Council Action Committee is slated to present awards to legislators through 2019.