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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

04.11.2017

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

Gregory Vardaman, Arkadelphia, as Circuit Judge of the Ninth East Judicial Circuit, Division 1. Term begins May 1, 2017 and expires December 31, 2018. Replaces Judge Robert McCallum.

Hugh Finkelstein, Little

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

04.05.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant nine pardons. An additional 46 clemency requests were denied and five had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

The applicants intended for pardons have completed

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Governor Hutchinson Comments on Trump-Xi Jinping Meeting

04.04.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued a response to President Trump’s meeting with President Xi Jinping:

“The work we have done to recruit direct investment from China has resulted in the commitment of more than $1 billion in new capital

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Gov. Hutchinson Remarks on the Adjournment of the 91st General Assembly

04.03.2017

LITTLE ROCK – With today’s adjournment of the 91st General Assembly, Arkansas has concluded one of the state’s most successful pro-growth and pro-business legislative sessions in recent history.

Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement:

“Over

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: April 2nd – April 8th

03.31.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, April 2, 2017, through Saturday, April 8, 2017: 

Sunday, April 2, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK Mosaic Church 15th Anniversary Celebration 10:45 AM Mosaic Church 6221 Colonel Glenn Rd. Little

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Legislature Approves Governor Hutchinson’s Full Agenda

03.27.2017

LITTLE ROCK– With the signing of SB519, now Act 561, last Tuesday, which separates the Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert E. Lee holidays, the Arkansas General Assembly has now approved each of the measures included in Governor Hutchinson’s legislative agenda. The Governor laid out

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: March 27th – April 1st

03.24.2017

 

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, March 27, 2017, through Saturday, April 1, 2017: 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK 18th Annual Cancer Summit 8:30 AM Holiday Inn Little Rock

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

03.23.2017

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

Bruce Alford, Lewisville, to the Red River Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2024. Reappointment. 

Clayton Sorrells, Amity, to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on National Service

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Gov. Hutchinson Signs SB 519; Eliminates Dual Holiday Status of Dr. King and Gen. Lee

03.21.2017

“I expected a debate that would divide. Instead, we listened to each other, and the conversation brought us together.”

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today signed into law Senate Bill 519, eliminating the dual holiday status and concurrent commemoration of General Robert E. Lee

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Gov. Hutchinson Appoints Yessica Jones Director of DIS

03.17.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the appointment of Yessica Jones as the Director of the Department of Information Systems (DIS). Jones served as Deputy Director of DIS before being named Interim Director after the departure of Mark Myers in November of last year. <

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