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

02.17.2017

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

Tuesday, February 21, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK Hoops for Kids Sake Legislative Basketball Game 7:00 PM Jack Stephens Center at

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Signs Maternity Leave Bill into Law

02.16.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Gov. Asa Hutchinson today signed into law a bill to provide paid maternity leave to state workers. SB 125 was introduced by Senator Missy Irvin and Representative DeAnn Vaught. The bill provides for four weeks of paid maternity leave for state agency employees.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

02.14.2017

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

Ann Hudson, Forrest City, to the Board of Trustees of East Arkansas Community College. Appointment expires December 31, 2022. Reappointment.

Willie Smith, Forrest City, to the Board of

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

02.10.2017

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

Monday, February 13, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK AdvancED Arkansas, Arkansas STEM Coalition, and the  Arkansas Out of School

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Gov. Hutchinson’s Statement on Amazon’s Decision to Collect Sales Tax in Arkansas Starting in March

02.10.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement in response to Amazon’s announcement that the Seattle-based company will begin collecting sales tax in Arkansas beginning in March:

“The announcement from Amazon to start the sales tax collection for Arkansas

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Photos & Video of Higher Education Productivity Funding Formula Bill Signing

02.08.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Digital media related to today’s public bill signing of the Higher Education Productivity Funding Formula can be found at the following links:

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Gov. Hutchinson Signs Higher Education Productivity Funding Formula into Law

02.08.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today signed into law the Higher Education Productivity Funding Formula. The new funding formula will increase accountability by taking into account student success and program completion, whereas the previous formula was largely based on student enrollment.

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Gov. Asa Hutchinson to Sign Higher Education Productivity Funding Formula into law Wednesday

02.07.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will sign HB1209 tomorrow in the Governor’s Conference Room. This new Higher Education Productivity Funding Formula for Arkansas’s colleges and universities will be based upon student progress rather than student enrollment.

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Gov. Hutchinson signs Military Retired Pay Tax Cut into Law

02.07.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today signed into law a bill to eliminate state income tax on military retirement pay. Hutchinson initially laid out this tax cut as a part of his package for the 2017 legislative session. 

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Gov. Hutchinson to Sign Military Retired Pay Tax Cut Into Law Tuesday

02.06.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a bill signing for HB1162, the Military Retired Pay Tax Cut, tomorrow in the Governor’s Conference Room. This tax cut initiative will serve to recruit new military retirees to the state by eliminating the tax

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