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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Fall 2017 Computer Science Tour of Arkansas Schools

08.15.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his fifth computer coding tour of Arkansas high schools since taking office in 2015. The tour will kick off August 22 and run through the end of the month. The focus of the tour is to promote computer science and

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Governor Hutchinson Announces Launch Of Web Site for High-tech Jobs in State

08.15.2017

LITTLE ROCK - Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the launch of ArTechJobs.com, a one-stop website that will connect people looking for high-tech jobs with employers in Arkansas.

The website ArTechJobs.com is the latest addition to the governor’s Computer Coding initiative,

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Gov. Hutchinson Issues Statement on the Passing of Frank Broyles

08.14.2017

“He was an Arkansas treasure who devoted his life to others…”   LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on the passing of Coach Frank Broyles, an Arkansas treasure and college football legend:

“This is a day we

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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Bid for Private Youth Treatment Centers and Independent Review

08.14.2017

of Division Operations; Accepts Recommendations of DHS Review

LITTLE ROCK – On January 1, 2017, Governor Asa Hutchinson directed the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Youth Services (DYS) to take over the day-to-day operations of seven of the state’s eight residential treatment centers

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule:  August 14th – August 19th

08.11.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, August 14, 2017, through Saturday, August 19, 2017: 

Monday, August 14, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK Ceremonial Bill Signing with the Ambassador of Israel 3:00 p.m. Governor&rsquo

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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Four Counties to Receive Funding for Crisis Stabilization Units

08.10.2017

Counties Are Craighead, Pulaski, Sebastian and Washington

LITTLE ROCK – Each of the four counties that applied to open Crisis Stabilization Units (CSU) will receive up to $1.6 million from the state to operate a sixteen-bed CSU facility, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced today. Those counties include

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Gov. Hutchinson Issues Statement on the Passing of Glen Campbell

08.08.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Glen Campbell’s many songs will live on as a part of the American fabric, Governor Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday upon learning of the singer’s death. The governor offered his condolences to members of Mr. Campbell’s family.

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Gov. Hutchinson to Meet with Farmers as Part of Two-Day, Seven-County Turnrow Tour of East & NE AR

08.08.2017

Discussions to Focus on Flooding and Row Crop Farming

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced a two-day, seven-county “Turnrow Tour” of east and northeast Arkansas farms. The purpose of the tour is to meet with—and listen to—Arkansas

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

08.07.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant 21 pardons and 1 restoration of firearm rights only. An additional 55 clemency requests were denied and 4 had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

The applicants intended

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule:  August 7th – August 12th

08.04.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, August 7, 2017, through Saturday, August 12, 2017: 

Tuesday, August 8, 2017:

GENTRY Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Gentry Career and Technical Education Center 11:00 a.m. 1121 Swepco

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