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Governor Hutchinson to Host and Chair Governor’s Joint Energy Summit in Washington, D.C. Thursday an

02.23.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson, as Chairman of both the Southern States Energy Board (SSEB) and the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC), will chair the first Governor’s Joint Energy Summit in Washington, D.C. The two-day summit will play host

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Signs Efficiencies Bills into Law

02.22.2017

War Memorial Stadium Commission to Move Under Parks and Tourism

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today signed into law his legislative package on government efficiencies. This legislation aligns the missions of the War Memorial Stadium (WMS) Commission, the Arkansas Energy Office (AEO),

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Gov. Hutchinson to Sign Efficiency Bills Into Law at War Memorial Stadium

02.21.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will sign three pieces of legislation into law at War Memorial Stadium Wednesday. These bills will move the War Memorial Stadium Commission under the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, the Arkansas Energy Office under the Arkansas Department of Environmental

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Governor Hutchinson Announces Creation of Transformation Advisory Board

02.20.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the creation of the Transformation Advisory Board, another step toward transforming state government by identifying efficiencies and cost-savings to better serve the Arkansas taxpayer. 

The Transformation Advisory Board will continue to examine the recommendations

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: February 20th – February 25th

02.17.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, February 20, 2017, through Saturday, February 25, 2017: 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK Hoops for Kids Sake Legislative Basketball Game 7:00 PM Jack Stephens Center at

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Signs Maternity Leave Bill into Law

02.16.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Gov. Asa Hutchinson today signed into law a bill to provide paid maternity leave to state workers. SB 125 was introduced by Senator Missy Irvin and Representative DeAnn Vaught. The bill provides for four weeks of paid maternity leave for state agency employees.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

02.14.2017

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

Ann Hudson, Forrest City, to the Board of Trustees of East Arkansas Community College. Appointment expires December 31, 2022. Reappointment.

Willie Smith, Forrest City, to the Board of

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: February 13th – February 18th

02.10.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, February 13, 2017, through Saturday, February 18, 2017: 

Monday, February 13, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK AdvancED Arkansas, Arkansas STEM Coalition, and the  Arkansas Out of School

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Gov. Hutchinson’s Statement on Amazon’s Decision to Collect Sales Tax in Arkansas Starting in March

02.10.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement in response to Amazon’s announcement that the Seattle-based company will begin collecting sales tax in Arkansas beginning in March:

“The announcement from Amazon to start the sales tax collection for Arkansas

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Photos & Video of Higher Education Productivity Funding Formula Bill Signing

02.08.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Digital media related to today’s public bill signing of the Higher Education Productivity Funding Formula can be found at the following links:

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