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President Grants Gov. Hutchinson’s Request for Federal Disaster Declaration

06.15.2017

LITTLE ROCK – President Trump today granted Governor Asa Hutchinson’s request for a major disaster declaration for the state of Arkansas as a result of damages due to severe storms, tornadoes and flooding during the period of April 26 to May 19, 2017. The declaration will allow residents

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Gov. Hutchinson Orders Arkansas Flag to Fly at Half-Staff in Memory of Fallen Newport Police Officer

06.13.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has ordered the flag of the state of Arkansas to be lowered to half-staff in tribute to the memory of Lieutenant Patrick Weatherford, a Newport police officer, who was killed in the line of duty on Monday, June 12, 2017. The flag will

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Gov. Hutchinson Issues Statement on Newport Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

06.13.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on the death of Newport Police Officer, Lieutenant Patrick Weatherford, who was killed in the line of duty on Monday: "I was saddened to hear that Lt. Patrick Weatherford was shot and killed in

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Gov. Hutchinson Issues Statement on Newport Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

06.13.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on the death of Newport Police Officer, Lieutenant Patrick Weatherford, who was killed in the line of duty on Monday: "I was saddened to hear that Lt. Patrick Weatherford was shot and killed in

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

06.09.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, June 12, 2017, through Saturday, June 17, 2017: 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK Press Conference 10:30 a.m. Governor’s Conference Room 500 Woodlane St.

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Gov. Hutchinson Appoints Mary Robin Casteel Director of Alcoholic Beverage Control

06.09.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed Mary Robin Casteel as Director of the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control. Casteel has served as interim director since the departure of former director, Bud Roberts, in May.  

“The ABC faces a number of

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Gov. Hutchinson Submits Formal Federal Disaster Declaration Request for 31 Storm-ravaged Counties

06.05.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today submitted his formal request for a federal disaster declaration to the Trump administration for 31 Arkansas counties affected by severe storms, flooding and tornadoes in April and May.

“With the completion of the thorough damage assessment by

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

06.05.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant three pardons, one restoration of firearm rights only, and one commutation of a sentence. An additional 53 clemency requests were denied and four had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: June 5th – June 10th

06.02.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, June 5, 2017, through Saturday, June 10, 2017: 

Monday, June 5, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK International Economic Development Council (IEDC)  2017 Economic Future Forum 8:30 a

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ICYMI: Gov. Hutchinson Talks Health Care Reform on PBS NewsHour; Says States Need More Flexibility

05.31.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Yesterday Governor Asa Hutchinson joined Lisa Desjardins on PBS NewsHour to discuss health care reform—the ongoing debate in Washington and what the country’s governors would like to see. Click HERE to watch to the full interview. See below

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