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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: January 25th and 26th

01.25.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of Governor Asa Hutchinson’s publicly scheduled events on Monday, January 25th and Tuesday, January 26th:

Monday, January 25, 2016:

JONESBORO Northeast Arkansas Career and Technical Center Tour 9:00 am

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Gov. Hutchinson announces two firearms-related manufacturers will create new jobs in Arkansas

01.21.2016

SIG Sauer will open a new premium ammunition manufacturing facility that employs more than 50 people in Jacksonville and Remington Outdoor Company will add 84 new jobs at the ammunition manufacturing facility in Lonoke. These are two companies the Governor reached out to very early in his administration (called SIG Sauer

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces New Highway Program; No New Taxes

01.19.2016

PROVIDES MATCH FOR $2 BILLION IN FEDERAL HIGHWAY FUNDING OVER 10 YEARS

LITTLE ROCK – At a news conference at the Capitol today, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced his recommendation for a new highway program for the state. The Governor’s recommendation provides a state investment

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Announce Recommendation for New Highway Funding Formula Today

01.19.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a news conference this afternoon to announce his recommendation for a new highway funding formula. 

Details are as follows:

WHAT:  Governor Hutchinson to Announce New Highway Funding Recommendation

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: January 17th – January 19th

01.15.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, January 17, 2016, through Tuesday, January 19, 2016:

Sunday, January 17, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK 38th Annual March for Life 2:00 p.m. Arkansas State Capitol 500 Woodlane Street

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

01.15.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments: Claude Graves, Bono, to the Arkansas Rural Development Commission.  Appointment expires December 31, 2020.  Replaces Max Tackett. Lynn Hawkins, Lexa, to the Arkansas Rural Development Commission.  Appointment expires December 31, 2020.  Reappointment.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Issues Memorandum to State Agencies to Support E1 Initiative

01.14.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his support of the Employment First initiative which supports the hiring and retention of individuals with disabilities in state jobs. A memorandum calling state agencies to action has been issued by Governor Hutchinson which outlines specific goals

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Governor Asa Hutchinson on the Passing of Former AR Chief Justice Jim Hannah

01.14.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on the passing of former Chief Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court, Jim Hannah:

“The State of Arkansas will miss Chief Justice Hannah in more ways than one. Not only will his record

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Declares Five Additional Counties Disaster Areas

01.08.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has issued disaster declarations for five additional counties following severe storms in December that caused heavy flooding and damage throughout the state. Those counties include:

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Ring Opening Bell at New York Stock Exchange

01.08.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has invited Governor Asa Hutchinson to ring the opening bell on Monday at 9:30 a.m. EST. While in New York City, Governor Hutchinson will visit businesses and site consultants, while taking part in several media interviews

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