Kathy Webb

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Kathy Webb
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 37
Former officeholder
In office
2007 - January 10, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$136/per day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Term limits3 terms (6 years)
Education
Bachelor'sRandolph-Macon Woman's College
Personal
Place of birthBlytheville, Arkansas
ReligionUnited Methodist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Kathy Webb was a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives. She the 37th District from 2007 to 2013.

Webb is a Regional Vice-President of Bruegger's Bakeries and owner of Lilly's Dim Sum, Then Some. She is the only member of the Arkansas Legislature who is openly gay.[1]

She is a member of the Board of Trustees/Lay speaker at Broadway United Methodist Church, Vice President of the Elmhurst Economic Development Corporation/volunteer of the Sierra Club, and founding President of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation of Chicago.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Webb served on these committees:

  • Subcommittee on Claims
  • Subcommittee on Peer Review
  • Subcommittee on Personnel
  • Subcommittee on Special Language
  • Subcommittee on Finance
  • Subcommittee on Early Childhood

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Webb served on these committees:

  • Subcommittee on Complaints and Remediation
  • Subcommittee on Game and Fish/State Police
  • Subcommittee on Peer
  • Subcommittee on Peer Review
  • Subcommittee on Planning
  • Subcommittee on Special Language (Chair)

Issues

Webb's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1404 - "CONCERNING THE BALLOT PRESENTATION OF INITIATIVE OR REFERRED AMENDMENTS OR ACTS."
  • HB 1663 - "TO PROMOTE THE CONSERVATION OF ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES IN BUILDINGS OWNED BY PUBLIC AGENCIES AND INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION."
  • HB 2078 - "TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PROGRAM TO ASSIST RESIDENTS WITH ENERGY AUDITS, WEATHERIZATION, AND THE INSTALLATION OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY MEASURES AND TO PROMOTE A WORKFORCE FOR THAT PURPOSE."

For a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2010

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Webb won re-election to the 37th district seat in 2010. She faced no opposition.[3]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Webb won re-election to the 37th District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[4]

Webb raised $51,907 for her campaign.[5]

Campaign donors

2010

Arkansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kathy Webb's campaign in 2010
Murphy, Cindy$2,000
Wal-Mart$2,000
Murphy, Charles Chip$2,000
Stephens Group$1,500
Gdf Suez Energy$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $40,931

2008

Below are Webb's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[6]

Contributor 2008 total
Chip Murphy $2,000
Stephens Group $2,000
Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund $1,900
Olivia Farrell $1,425
Arkansas Health Care Assoc $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 37
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Eddie Armstrong, III (D)