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Governor Asa Hutchinson on Resignation Announcement of DHS Director John Selig

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement regarding the announcement by the Department of Human Services director, John Selig, that he would resign his post effective January 1, 2016:

“Yesterday, Director Selig informed me that he wished to leave government service in order to spend some time in the private sector.  I asked if he would be willing to stay on through the end of the year.  I am grateful that John agreed to help us through January 1, 2016.  John has given so much to the state of Arkansas through 25 years of service.  I am personally appreciative of his leadership, friendship and wise counsel during a time of great change in the healthcare industry and during the first year of my administration."

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