Press Release

Asa Arkansas's Governor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
01.08.2016

Governor Asa Hutchinson to Ring Opening Bell at New York Stock Exchange

LITTLE ROCK – The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has invited Governor Asa Hutchinson to ring the opening bell on Monday at 9:30 a.m. EST. While in New York City, Governor Hutchinson will visit businesses and site consultants, while taking part in several media interviews to promote Arkansas’s economic development and nationally recognized computer coding initiative.

Governor Hutchinson issued the following statement:

“I am delighted for the opportunity to ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Arkansas is home to seven Fortune 500 companies, including Walmart – the world’s largest retailer, and Tyson Foods, the world’s second largest food production company, and, as governor, I am constantly looking for ways to share our incredible story with the rest of the world. This visit provides another chance for us to do just that – on the world’s largest stage – while promoting our state’s economic development opportunities, tourism and quality of life.”

Follow Governor Hutchinson on Twitter @AsaHutchinson for the latest on scheduled media interviews from Monday (1/11) to Wednesday (1/13).

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