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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

01.04.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant eight pardons and no commutations. An additional 49 clemency requests were denied and three had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

The applicants intended for

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Gov. Hutchinson Approves Plant Board’s Amendment to the Pesticide Use and Restriction Regulation

01.04.2017

Tasks Board to Provide Clear Rules on Approval Process for New Technologies

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today sent a letter to the chairman of the Arkansas State Plant Board approving the board’s proposed amended regulation entitled Pesticide Use

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: January 1st – January 7th

01.03.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, January 1, 2017, through Saturday, January 7, 2017: 

Sunday, January 1, 2017:

CAMDEN National Guard Deployment Ceremony 2:50 PM Southern Arkansas University Tech 6415 Spellman Rd. East

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Gov. Hutchinson Lays Out Agenda for 2017 Session

12.20.2016

LITTLE ROCK – In a news conference Tuesday morning, Governor Asa Hutchinson laid out his full list of priorities for the 2017 legislative session. Each of the announced initiatives fall into one of three categories, consistent with the Governor’s priorities: Economic Development, Education, and Efficiencies

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces District and Circuit Judge Appointments

12.19.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments:

Meredith Switzer Rebsamen, Hot Springs, as District Judge of the Garland County District Court, First Division. Term begins on January 1, 2017 and expires on December 31, 2018. Replaces Judge David Switzer. 

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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Intent to Appoint Philip Taldo to Highway Commission

12.19.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to appoint Philip Taldo of Springdale as the next commissioner of the Arkansas Highway Commission. Taldo will replace Frank Scott, Jr. whose term will expire on January 14, 2017.

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Gov. Hutchinson Details $50 Million Tax Cut; Focuses on Lower Income Arkansans

12.13.2016

Income Tax on Military Retiree Benefits to be Eliminated

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today laid out the details of his income tax cut of more than $50 million. The Governor’s plan will focus on lower income Arkansans who earn between $0 and $20,999 annually.

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Gov. Hutchinson Signs MOU with Microsoft for Strategic Digital Alliance

12.12.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the signing of an MOU with Microsoft Corp. to implement a Digital Alliance intended to promote STEM education and economic development, statewide. Under this relationship, Microsoft is committed to hosting a DigiCamp and YouthSpark Live event for

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CORRECTED TIME: Gov. Hutchinson to Sign Digital Alliance MOU Between Microsoft and the State

12.12.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a news conference today to sign a Digital Alliance memorandum of understanding between Microsoft Corporation and Arkansas.

Details are as follows:

WHAT: Digital Alliance MOU Signing with Microsoft

WHEN:<

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: December 12th – December 17th

12.09.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, December 12, 2016, through Saturday, December 17, 2016:  

Monday, December 12, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK Club de Madrid – P80 Little Rock Accord Reunion Proceedings Opening

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