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Governor Asa Hutchinson Declares Four Additional Counties Disaster Areas

06.02.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has issued disaster declarations for four additional counties due to heavy rain and flooding over much of the western and southwestern parts of the state during the month of May. Those additional counties include:

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Declares Five Additional Counties Disaster Areas

05.29.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has issued disaster declarations for five additional counties due to heavy rain and flooding over the past few days. Those counties include:

Lafayette Miller Logan Crawford Faulkner

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Governor Asa Hutchinson on the Passage of Government Efficiencies Initiative

05.28.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson’s government efficiencies initiative (HB 1001 and SB 1) has passed both chambers of the Arkansas General Assembly with unanimous consent and will head to the Governor’s desk for his signature. (See below for “Efficiencies Fact Sheet.”)<

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Gov. Hutchinson on the Passage of the Proposed Lockheed Martin Super Project; Details Bill Signing

05.28.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Passing with broad, bipartisan support from both chambers, the proposed Amendment 82 Lockheed Martin super project in south Arkansas (HB 1003 and SB 6) will head to Governor Asa Hutchinson’s desk for his signature. If Lockheed Martin is awarded the contract to produce the

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Makes Official Call for Special Legislative Session

05.20.2015

Agenda Items Focus on Economic Development and Government Efficiencies

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has made the official call to legislators for a special session of the 90th General Assembly that will convene Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Along with the official call, the Governor

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Governor Hutchinson on the Passing of George W.B. Haley

05.18.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on the death of George W.B. Haley:

“George Haley left a lasting mark on American jurisprudence, government and public service. He lived a large and historic life — from being just the

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Presidential Proclamation—Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, 2015

05.15.2015

PEACE OFFICERS MEMORIAL DAY AND POLICE WEEK, 2015

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

 

A PROCLAMATION

Each May, our Nation salutes the American

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Declares Disaster Area; Assesses Damage in SW Arkansas

05.11.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued a proclamation declaring Franklin, Garland, Howard, Izard, Johnson, Montgomery, Newton, Pike, Pope and Searcy counties a disaster area. Severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that began May 8 killed two Arkansans and damaged private property and public facilities in these counties.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson To Call Special Legislative Session

05.11.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson intends to call a special session of the Arkansas General Assembly for a limited purpose to consider an Amendment 82 bond issue for a “super project” industrial opportunity in south Arkansas. If approved, this project would create, over time, almost 600

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

05.08.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant two pardons and one restoration of firearms rights only. An additional 148 clemency requests were denied and 28 had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

The

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