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Asa Arkansas's Governor


Governor Applauds Senate, House Approval Of DHS Appropriation, Arkansas Works on First Vote

LITTLE ROCK – In a statement he issued today, Governor Asa Hutchinson applauded the Senate and House approval of the DHS appropriation and Arkansas Works:

"The early prediction was that the general assembly would not pass the DHS appropriation and Arkansas Works. I am pleased that the Senate and the House disproved the popular opinion and passed the bill. The fact that we passed it on the first vote in both houses shows a spirit of cooperation between the branches. The approval demonstrates that in Arkansas, people still listen to each other and work together for solutions. Passage of the appropriation and the reforms ensures that these vital services will still be available to the thousands of Arkansans who depend upon them."

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