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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Computer Science Tour of Arkansas High Schools

05.05.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will travel to several Arkansas high schools throughout the month of May to encourage students to sign up for newly offered computer science courses for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year. All schools listed will perform, or have been encouraged

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Names Members to Arkansas Workforce Retention Task Force

05.04.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson names members to the Arkansas Workforce Task Force to study and evaluate the ways state agencies could increase employee retention, as directed by Act 1068 of 2015 of the regular session.

Members are as follows:

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Names Members to Legislative Criminal Justice Oversight Task Force

04.27.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson names members to the Legislative Criminal Justice Oversight Task Force as directed by the Criminal Justice Reform Act of 2015, or Act 895, of the regular session. The task force will meet for the first time on Thursday, April 30th at 10:00

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Supports Buffalo River Watershed Moratorium

04.22.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Today Governor Asa Hutchinson announced that he supports reinstating a 180-day moratorium on issuing permits for medium and large scale animal-feeding operations in the Buffalo River watershed. Governor Hutchinson issued the following statement:

“I think the public

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Launches New Website; Highlights Entire State

04.22.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has launched a new website for governor.arkansas.gov. This new site design is intended to reach beyond the Little Rock bubble and into the homes and offices of all Arkansans. It features all areas of our great state

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

04.14.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments: Sheriff Boyd Hicks, Magazine, to the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training. Appointment expires January 14, 2022. Replaces Randall Morris.

Lieutenant Stacie Rhoads, Bigelow, to the Arkansas Commission on

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Appoints Three Special Justices

04.14.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following special justices:

Brett Watson, Searcy, Special Associate Justice to the Arkansas Supreme Court. CV-15-227. Replaces Chief Justice Jim Hannah, who has disqualified himself from

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National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils Brings Multi-Million Dollar Youth Fitness Campai

04.10.2015

April 10, 2015   CONTACT: Bill Bradley PHONE: (916) 213-5230 bill@me-comm.com

National Foundation for Governors' Fitness Councils Brings Multi-Million Dollar Youth Fitness Campaign to Arkansas

Fitness Icon Jake Steinfeld and Governor Asa Hutchinson Open National

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Members of the Computer Science Task Force

04.03.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced the members of the Computer Science Task Force. The purpose of the Task Force will be: to research and recommend computer science and technology courses and standards; study the computer science and technology needs of the state;

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Governor Asa Hutchinson on the Passing of Former Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt

04.01.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on the passing of former Arkansas Third District Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt:

“John Paul Hammerschmidt was an icon of Arkansas and Washington politics. For years, he was the lone Republican member of

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