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

11.17.2017

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

Monday, November 20, 2017

LITTLE ROCK Recognition of Turkey Week  10:30 a.m. Governor’s Conference Room 500

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Gov. Hutchinson Orders U.S. & Arkansas Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Memory of State Sen. Standridge

11.16.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has ordered the United States flag and the state flag of Arkansas to be lowered to half-staff in tribute to the memory and honor of State Senator Greg Standridge, who passed away Thursday morning. The

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Issues Statement on the Passing of State Senator Greg Standridge

11.16.2017

“…a friend and dedicated public servant.”

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on the passing of State Senator Greg Standridge of Russellville: 

“I am saddened by the passing of Sen. Greg Standridge—a

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Governor Hutchinson Issues Statement in Support of Washington Tax Reform

11.13.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today released the following statement in support of tax-reform efforts in Washington:

“Tax reform in Washington is long overdue. I was in Congress in 2001 when we passed the last significant federal income-tax reductions, and the current effort

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: November 11th – November 18th

11.09.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Saturday, November 11, 2017, through Saturday, November 18, 2017: 

Saturday, November 11, 2017

LITTLE ROCK Arkansas State Veterans Day Ceremony  10:00 a.m. MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History

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Gov. Hutchinson Issues Statement on Arkansas Supreme Court Decision to Stay Execution of Jack Greene

11.07.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued a response to the decision handed down by the Arkansas Supreme Court to stay the execution of Jack Greene.

“I am surprised by the Arkansas Supreme Court’s decision to issue an emergency stay of

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

11.06.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant 13 pardons and 1 restoration of firearm rights only. An additional 46 clemency requests were denied and 0 had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

The applicants intended

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: November 6th – November 11th

11.03.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, November 6, 2017, through Saturday, November 11, 2017: 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

LITTLE ROCK Arkansas State Chamber 89th Annual Meeting 12:00 p.m. Statehouse Convention Center Wally

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

10.27.2017

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

Dr. Richard Smith, North Little Rock, to the Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners. Appointment expires September 1, 2022. Replaces Dr. Robert Carter.

Erika Thomas, Conway, to the Arkansas State

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Governor Hutchinson Applauds Approval of Higher Education Productivity Funding Formula

10.27.2017

Calls the New Model a Historic Shift in Funding Higher Education

LITTLE ROCK – The approval of the Higher Education Productivity Funding Formula makes Arkansas one of only three states that has adopted a productivity funding formula for both 2-year colleges and 4-year universities, Governor

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