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Governor Asa Hutchinson Says Highway Plan in Jeopardy if Arkansas Works Funding Not Passed

04.12.2016

No General Revenues to Fund Highways & No Highway Special Session

LITTLE ROCK – In a news conference this afternoon, Governor Asa Hutchinson warned of the consequences to any new highway program if funding for Arkansas Works was not passed. The

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold News Conference Tuesday Afternoon

04.11.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a news conference to discuss the financial impact on highway funding if the appropriation for Arkansas Works is not approved during the Fiscal Session. The news conference will be held Tuesday afternoon in the Governor’s Conference

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Gov. Hutchinson Responds Potential Cuts to Foster Care System if Arkansas Works Funding Not Passed

04.11.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson warns that if Arkansas Works funding is not passed, a $10.9 million funding cut to the state’s foster care system is possible as indicated by the House’s proposed alternative budget released today.

In order

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: April 11th – April 16th

04.11.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, April 11, 2016, through Saturday, April 16, 2016:

Tuesday, April 12, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK Franklin Graham Prayer Rally 12:00 p.m. Arkansas State Capitol - Capitol Steps 500

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold Arkansas Works Bill Signing, Media Availability Friday

04.07.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a bill signing for Arkansas Works Friday morning, with a media availability to follow.

Details are as follows:

WHAT: Gov. Hutchinson to Sign Arkansas Works Bill, Hold Media Availability

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Releases Statement on House and Senate Passage of Arkansas Works

04.07.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today released the statement below following the passage of Arkansas Works in both the House (HB 1001) and the Senate (SB 1): 

“I was pleased by the strength of the vote margin for the passage of the Arkansas Works.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

04.06.2016

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

Kelly Bryant, Pine Bluff, to the Arkansas Minority Health Commission. Appointment expires January 31, 2018. Replaces Willie McGhee.

Jack Crumbly, Widener, to the Arkansas Minority Health Commission. Appointment

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

04.05.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant nine pardons and one restoration of firearms rights only. An additional 40 clemency requests were denied and nine had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Calls Special Session for Arkansas Works Program

04.05.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson calls an Extraordinary Session of the General Assembly to convene in Little Rock on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. for the limited purpose of creating the Arkansas Works Program recommended by the Healthcare Legislative Taskforce earlier this year.

The

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold News Conference with AARP Tuesday

04.04.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a news conference with AARP Tuesday morning at the State Capitol regarding his Arkansas Works legislation.

Details are as follows:

WHAT: Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold News Conference with AARP

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