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

03.17.2017

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

Thursday, March 23, 2017:

WYNNE Crossroads Coalition 12th Annual Banquet 5:00 PM Delta Center for Technology 1790 N Blvd

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Governor Hutchinson Responds to Unemployment Rate Drop to 3.8 Percent

03.13.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued a response to news from the National Bureau of Labor Statistics that the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent in January.

Governor Hutchinson released the following statement:

“I was

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

03.10.2017

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

Tuesday, March 14, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK Governor’s Art Awards Luncheon 11:30 AM Governor’s Mansion

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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Appointments

03.08.2017

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

Dr. Dexter Booth, Little Rock, to the Arkansas State Claims Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2022. Replaces James Simpson.

Jim Phillips, Jr., El Dorado, to the Oil and

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Governor Hutchinson Announces Pledger as New Executive Director of AETN

03.07.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the selection of Courtney Pledger to serve as the Executive Director of the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN). Pledger will replace former Director Allen Weatherly, who passed away in November of last year. Her start date will be

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

03.06.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant 11 pardons and one commutation. An additional 45 clemency requests were denied and five had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

The applicants intended for pardons have completed

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Governor Hutchinson to Seek Changes to Arkansas Works Waiver, Legislation Needed

03.06.2017

LITTLE ROCK – At a news conference Monday afternoon, Governor Asa Hutchinson outlined four broad changes he is seeking to make to the Arkansas Works program. The reforms would be the first initiated under the Trump Administration, and they include: capping eligibility at 100 percent of the federal poverty line

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

03.03.2017

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

Monday, March 6, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK Arkansas School Breakfast Month Press Conference 9:30 AM Governor’s Conference Room 500

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Gov. Hutchinson Signs ArFuture Grant into Law

03.02.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today signed the “Arkansas Future Grant” (ArFuture) into law, which provides up to two years of tuition and fees at a publicly funded Arkansas community or technical college to any student who enrolls in a high-demand field of study

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Governor Hutchinson to Detail MLK-Lee Bill Wednesday

03.01.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a news conference Wednesday to discuss recently filed legislation regarding history in the classroom and the dual holiday of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert E. Lee Day.

Details are as follows:

WHAT:

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