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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule:  May 29th – June 3rd

05.26.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, May 29, 2017, through Saturday, June 3, 2017: 

Monday, May 29, 2017:

FAYETTEVILLE Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony 9:45 a.m. Fayetteville National Cemetery 700 S Government Ave,

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USDA Designates 23 Arkansas Counties Disasters Following Severe Flooding

05.26.2017

Loss Assessment Reports Determine ‘Sufficient Production Losses’

LITTLE ROCK – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared 23 Arkansas counties disasters in the wake of spring flooding, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Friday. This designation is separate from the Presidential Disaster Declaration, which the Governor

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Gov. Hutchinson Names Mary Robin Casteel Interim Director of Alcoholic Beverage Control

05.26.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Friday that Mary Robin Casteel, an attorney with the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control, has agreed to serve as interim director of the agency. Casteel is currently a staff attorney with ABC but had planned to resign and enter private practice.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: May 22nd - May 27th

05.19.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, May 22, 2017, through Saturday, May 27, 2017:

Monday, May 22, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK Academic Signing Day 1:30 p.m Governor's Mansion 1800 Center St. Little Rock,

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Unemployment Rate Falls to Record Low for Fourth Straight Month

05.19.2017

'On the Right Track,' Gov. Hutchinson Says  Labor Force Participation Climbs; State Adds 11,000 Jobs

LITTLE ROCK – For the fourth month in a row, Arkansas' unemployment rate has dropped, setting a record low of 3.5 percent for the state.

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Gov. Hutchinson Launches ‘MyIdea’ Transformation Project; Requests Public Participation

05.18.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson launched the state’s MyIdea project at a news conference on Thursday, a direct line to state agencies that will give Arkansans a chance to contribute ideas for ways to improve services, increase efficiencies and streamline state government. <

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Governor Hutchinson Requests Rental Aid for Flood-Ravaged Counties

05.16.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has requested that the Arkansas Development Finance Authority secure money for residents forced from their homes by the recent floods.

In a letter the governor sent to ADFA President Aaron Burkes on Tuesday, he asked Burkes to secure

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: May 15th – May 20th

05.12.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, May 15, 2017, through Saturday, May 20, 2017: 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017:

NORTH LITTLE ROCK NF Night with Children’s Tumor Foundation & Arkansas

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Gov. Hutchinson Follows Up with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture in Letter

05.12.2017

Regarding Rice Replanting and USDA Assistance

LITTLE ROCK – Today, Governor Asa Hutchinson sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue regarding dates for replanting rice and the state’s need for assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the

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Gov. Hutchinson Orders Arkansas Flag to Fly at Half-Staff in Memory of Lt. Kevin C. Mainhart

05.12.2017

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 Kevin C. Mainhart, a Yell County Sheriff’s Deputy, who was killed in the line of duty on

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