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Governor Asa Hutchinson Names Alison Williams as New Chief of Staff

05.20.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced Alison Williams, Director of State-Federal Relations for Governor Hutchinson, as his new Chief of Staff. Williams will replace current Chief of Staff, Michael Lamoureux, starting on June 1, 2016.

Governor Hutchinson issued the following statement:

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold MOU Signing Ceremony Tomorrow Afternoon

05.20.2016

$250M in Savings Over Five Years

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Hutchinson will host a memorandum of understanding signing ceremony between a provider group led by the Arkansas Health Care Association (AHCA) and the Department of Human Services (DHS) as part of the Governor’s efforts to reform

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Address the General Assembly at the Start of the Special Session

05.18.2016

Media Availability to Follow

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will address the Arkansas General Assembly at the start of the Special Session tomorrow. Following the governor’s address, he will hold a media availability in the Governor’s Conference Room.

Details

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Makes Official Call for Special Legislative Session on Highway Funding

05.16.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has made the official call to legislators for a Special Session of the 90th General Assembly that will convene Thursday, May 19, 2016. In addition to the Governor’s highway funding plan and legislation to promote efficiency and effectiveness in the operation

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

05.16.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Below is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, May 16, 2016, through Saturday, May 21, 2016. The schedule will change as we move closer to the May 19th Special Session. The public schedule will be updated accordingly.  

Thursday, May 19, 2016:

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Gov. Hutchinson Responds to Obama Administration’s “Guidance” on Gender Identification in Schools

05.13.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today released the following statement in response to the “guidance” on gender identification in schools issued by President Obama, the U.S. Department of Education and the Justice Department:

"The recent letter from the federal government

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

05.11.2016

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

John Carmack, Siloam Springs, to the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling. Appointment expires December 1, 2018. Replaces Reverend Paul Moore.

Robbie Cline, Jonesboro, to the Arkansas Board

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Governor Hutchinson’s Website Wins Hermes Creative Award

05.11.2016

Governor.arkansas.gov recognized for digital innovation in international competition

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – May 11, 2016 – Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson was named a gold winner in the 2016 Hermes Creative Awards from the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals (AMCP) for governor.arkansas.gov. The website, developed in

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

05.08.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, May 9, 2016, through Saturday, May 14, 2016:

Tuesday, May 10, 2016:

JACKSONVILLE Little Rock Air Force Base Community Council Meeting 12:00 p.m. Little Rock Air

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

05.05.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant ten pardons and no restorations of firearms rights only. An additional 47 clemency requests were denied and two had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

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