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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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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: March 20th – March 25th

03.17.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, March 20, 2017, through Saturday, March 25, 2017: 

Thursday, March 23, 2017:

WYNNE Crossroads Coalition 12th Annual Banquet 5:00 PM Delta Center for Technology 1790 N Blvd

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Governor Hutchinson Responds to Unemployment Rate Drop to 3.8 Percent

03.13.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued a response to news from the National Bureau of Labor Statistics that the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent in January.

Governor Hutchinson released the following statement:

“I was

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: March 13th – March 18th

03.10.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, March 13, 2017, through Saturday, March 18, 2017: 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK Governor’s Art Awards Luncheon 11:30 AM Governor’s Mansion

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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Appointments

03.08.2017

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

Dr. Dexter Booth, Little Rock, to the Arkansas State Claims Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2022. Replaces James Simpson.

Jim Phillips, Jr., El Dorado, to the Oil and

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Governor Hutchinson Announces Pledger as New Executive Director of AETN

03.07.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the selection of Courtney Pledger to serve as the Executive Director of the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN). Pledger will replace former Director Allen Weatherly, who passed away in November of last year. Her start date will be

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