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Governor Asa Hutchinson Issues Statement on Planned Parenthood Ruling

12.31.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement regarding Thursday’s ruling on Planned Parenthood:

“This was a ruling on a preliminary motion, and we are hopeful that when the case is considered in full that the Judge will support

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

12.31.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments: Lisa Washburn, Hot Springs, to the Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Advisory Committee.  Appointment expires October 1, 2019.  Replaces Anne Sorter. Daina Potter, Malvern, to the Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Advisory Committee. 

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Declares Six Additional Counties Disaster Areas

12.31.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has issued disaster declarations for six additional counties following severe storms over the weekend that caused heavy flooding and damage throughout the state. Those counties include:

Boone Izard Lawrence Monroe

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Gov. Hutchinson Provides Updates on Disaster Declarations & State’s Efforts in Aftermath of Storms

12.31.2015

LITTLE ROCK – To date, Governor Asa Hutchinson has issued disaster declarations for 32 of Arkansas’s 75 counties (DR 15-42; DR 15-43; and DR 15-45) following severe storms over the weekend that caused heavy flooding and extensive damage throughout the state. As damage assessments continue, additional

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Declares 11 Additional Counties Disaster Areas

12.30.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has issued disaster declarations for 11 additional counties following severe storms over the weekend that caused heavy flooding and damage throughout the state. Those counties include:

Bradley Clay Desha Faulkner Read More

Governor Asa Hutchinson Releases “Year End Review” Video

12.30.2015

“What we do here in Arkansas matters to people all over the globe, and 2015 underscored that message.”

LITTLE ROCK – The Office of Governor Asa Hutchinson today released a “Year End Review” video highlighting the accomplishments of 2015 while looking ahead

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Declares Nine Additional Counties Disaster Areas

12.29.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has issued disaster declarations for nine additional counties following severe storms over the weekend that caused heavy flooding and damage throughout the state. Those counties include:

Baxter Chicot Crawford Jackson

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Declares Twelve Counties Disaster Areas

12.28.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has issued disaster declarations for twelve counties following severe storms over the weekend that caused heavy flooding and damage throughout the state. Those counties, at this time, include:

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

12.23.2015

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

Mrs. Stacy Crawford, Jonesboro, to the Board of Trustees of Arkansas State University. Term begins January 15, 2016 and expires January 14, 2021.

Mr. Bunny Adcock, Conway, to the Board

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Governor Asa Hutchinson on the Passing of Ozell Sutton

12.22.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on the passing of Arkansas native and longtime civil rights activist Ozell Sutton:

“I was saddened to hear of the passing of longtime civil rights activist, veteran and native Arkansan, Ozell Sutton. Mr.

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