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Asa Arkansas's Governor

Governor Declares State of Emergency

04.30.2017

NORTH LITTLE ROCK— Governor Hutchinson has declared a State of Emergency for Arkansas in response to the severe storms and flooding throughout the state.   Arkansas Department of Emergency Management officials are receiving all of the requests from the counties and are responding on order of

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Gov. Hutchinson to Join Miss America for Healthy Active Arkansas Announcement

04.28.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Gov. Asa Hutchinson will join Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields to make Healthy Active Arkansas announcement Monday. 

Details are as follows:

WHAT: Gov. Hutchinson to Join Miss America for Healthy Active Arkansas Announcement

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule:  May 1st – May 6th

04.28.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, May 1, 2017, through Saturday, May 6, 2017: 

Monday, May 1, 2017:

BENTONVILLE Healthy Active Arkansas Press Conference with Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields 9:00 AM Fulbright

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Gov. Hutchinson Issues Statement on the Execution of Kenneth Williams

04.27.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued the following statement on the execution of Kenneth Williams:

"The long path of justice ended tonight and Arkansans can reflect on the last two weeks with confidence that our system of laws in this

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Gov. Hutchinson to Hold Media Availability Tomorrow

04.27.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a media availability tomorrow in the Governor’s Conference Room to discuss items on the call for the upcoming special session and the state’s recent executions. 

Details are as follows:

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Gov. Hutchinson Issues Statement on Record-Low Unemployment, Reduction in Government Positions

04.26.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued a response to reports from the National Bureau of Labor Statistics that show the state’s unemployment rate dropping to a record low 3.6 percent in March. In addition, there are 59,500 more Arkansans employed today than when Hutchinson

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Gov. Hutchinson Issues Statement on the Execution of Marcel Williams

04.24.2017

LITTLE ROCK - Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued the following statement on the execution of Marcel Williams:

“After more than 20 years, justice has prevailed for the family of Stacey Errickson. I reviewed this case thoroughly and determined that clemency should not be granted. I

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Gov. Hutchinson Issues Response to the Execution of Jack Jones

04.24.2017

LITTLE ROCK - Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued the following response to the execution of Jack Jones:

“This evening the rule of law was upheld when the sentence of the jury for Jack Jones was carried out after 20 years of review. The victim

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Gov. Hutchinson Issues Statement on the Passing of Former Arkansas Congressman, Jay Dickey

04.21.2017

LITTLE ROCK - Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on the passing of former Arkansas Fourth District Congressman Jay Dickey:

“Jay was one of those unique people who loved life and everyone around him. I had the privilege of serving with Jay

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Gov. Hutchinson Issues Statement on Arkansas Supreme Court’s Decision to Stay Johnson Execution

04.19.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement in response to the Arkansas Supreme Court’s decision to stay the execution of Stacey Johnson:

"I am both surprised and disappointed at the last minute stay by the Arkansas Supreme Court.

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