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Governor Asa Hutchinson Releases Statement on House and Senate Passage of Arkansas Works

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today released the statement below following the passage of Arkansas Works in both the House (HB 1001) and the Senate (SB 1): 

“I was pleased by the strength of the vote margin for the passage of the Arkansas Works. The results exceeded our expectations and are a clear indication that a very strong, bipartisan majority supports this policy for Arkansas.

“This impressive vote is a solid foundation for the funding approval in the Fiscal Session.”

HB 1001 passed the House 70-30, and SB 1 passed the Senate 25-10. Both bills are scheduled for a final vote Friday morning.

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