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Asa Arkansas's Governor

Gov. Hutchinson Declares 36 Counties, Two Cities Disaster Areas

05.06.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has issued disaster declarations for 36 counties and two cities following severe storms that caused heavy flooding and damage throughout much of the state last weekend. Additional counties may be added after damage is assessed. At this time, the 36 counties

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​ Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: May 8th – May 13th

05.05.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, May 8, 2017, through Saturday, May 13, 2017: 

Monday, May 8, 2017:

DANVILLE Yell County Health Arkansas 10 a.m. Danville High School 201 E 11th

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

05.05.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant three pardons. An additional 23 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 pardons have completed

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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Winners of the Nation’s First Governor’s All-State Coding Competition

05.04.2017

Verizon announces additional funding and commits to year two

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson on Thursday attended the nation’s first of its kind Governor’s All-State Coding Competition. Gov. Hutchinson, in partnership with Verizon, announced the winners of the competition at

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Gov. Hutchinson Addresses Joint Session of the General Assembly Ahead of the Extraordinary Session

05.01.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today addressed a joint session of the Arkansas Legislature to mark the opening of the first Extraordinary Session of the 91st General Assembly. 

Video of his remarks can be found HERE. 

Documents used

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Gov. Hutchinson to Survey Storm Damage and Flooding in Northeast Arkansas Tuesday

05.01.2017

News Conference to Follow

LITTLE ROCK – On Tuesday, Governor Asa Hutchinson will survey storm damage in Randolph and Sharp Counties following the weekend’s severe storms and heavy flooding. The Governor will hold a news conference in Pocahontas following the tour. 

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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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