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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule:  October 16th – October 21st

10.13.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, October 16, 2017, through Saturday, October 21, 2017: 

Monday, October 16, 2017

FAYETTEVILLE Facebook TechStart Tour 10:30 a.m. Arkansas Union 435 N Garland Ave, Fayetteville, AR<

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Gov. Hutchinson Appoints Lucas M. Ferguson Prosecuting Attorney for Twentieth Judicial Circuit

10.12.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today appointed Lucas M. Ferguson of Greenbrier as the Prosecuting Attorney for the Twentieth Judicial Circuit, which includes Faulkner, Van Buren and Searcy Counties. Ferguson replaces Cody Hiland, who was sworn in Tuesday, October 10, 2017 as U.S. Attorney of the Eastern

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule:  October 9th – October 14th

10.06.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, October 9, 2017, through Saturday, October 14, 2017: 

Monday, October 9, 2017

LITTLE ROCK Victory Over Violence Prayer Rally 7:00 p.m. War Memorial Stadium Little

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

10.06.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant 17 pardons and 1 restoration of firearm rights only. An additional 41 clemency requests were denied and 1 had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates. The applicants intended for pardons

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Gov. Hutchinson Says First-of-its-Kind Cyber Range is ‘Next Step’ in Computer-Science Initiative;

10.04.2017

Announces $500,000 Grant to UCA, Partnership with AETN

Students will learn to detect, defeat cyber-attacks on simulated network

CONWAY — Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced that a $500,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education will be provided to the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: October 2nd – October 7th

09.29.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, October 2, 2017, through Saturday, October 7, 2017: 

Monday, October 2, 2017

PITTSBURGH, PA Gov. Hutchinson to Chair Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission Annual Convention 8:30

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Gov. Hutchinson Joins Simmons Prepared Foods to Announce New Chicken Operation in Benton County

09.27.2017

Company to invest $300 million and create 1,500 new jobs

BENTON COUNTY—Today, Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc. announced it will build a new chicken facility in Benton County between Decatur and Gentry. Governor Asa Hutchinson joined Simmons’ leadership and local officials at today’s

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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Record High Employment

09.27.2017

Attributes success to state’s workforce, natural resources and state’sefforts to recruit industry

HOT SPRINGS – Governor Asa Hutchinson announced today at an event in Hot Springs that the number of people employed in Arkansas is at an all-time high, a

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Gov. Hutchinson Applauds President’s Focus and Support for Computer-Science Education Nationwide

09.25.2017

LITTLE ROCK – President Trump’s commitment of $200 million a year to high-tech education will enhance Arkansas’ nation-leading efforts to ensure that students in every public school have access to computer-science training, Governor Asa Hutchinson said today after the President announced the plan.

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Little Rock 9’s ‘Quiet Determination’ To Resist Unfair System Changed Nation, Set Example

09.25.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The “quiet determination” and “stubborn refusal” of the Little Rock 9 to abandon their dreams in the face of an unfair system changed the path of the nation, Governor Asa Hutchinson told the crowd gathered today on the 60th anniversary of

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