Press Releases


Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: July 15th – July 21st

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, July 15, 2018, through Saturday, July 21, 2018:  

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President Trump Appoints Governor Hutchinson To Council of Governors

LITTLE ROCK – President Trump today announced his intention to nominate Governor Asa Hutchinson to a two-year term on the 10-member Council of Governors.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments:

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: July 8th – 14th

The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, July 8, 2018, through Saturday, July 14, 2018: 

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant 18 pardons, 2 firearm rights only and 1 commutation.

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Governor Hutchinson Names Moore, McFetridge to the Arkansas State Board of Education

Governor Asa Hutchinson today named Dr. Sarah Moore and Kathy McFetridge to the Arkansas State Board of Education.

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School Safety Commission Presents Preliminary Report to Governor Hutchinson

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Governor Hutchinson Appoints JD Neeley To Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: July 1st – July 7th

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Governor Hutchinson, IBM Host Blockchain Technology Summit

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Proclamation Request Guidelines

Proclamation guidelines are issued by the Office of the Governor to provide recognition for special events or significant issues. The goal of a proclamation is to honor and celebrate events or to increase awareness of significant issues of importance to Arkansans.

  1. Proclamation requests and wording may be submitted using the Proclamation Request Form.
  2. All proclamations must be submitted to the Office of Correspondence with at least a 30-day notice to allow for the approval process and the production of the document itself.
  3. Proclamations may recognize a day, week, or month.
  4. Each proclamation request MUST come from an Arkansas resident. This includes requests from national, international, or out-of-state organizations.
  5. Proclamations are not issued in honor of living individuals or of organizations. Other forms of recognition for individuals are provided. For more information, contact the Office of Correspondence at 501-682-3623.
  6. Proclamations must have statewide significance.
  7. Proclamations should reflect inclusiveness, not exclusiveness, and recognize that the strength of our democracy is our diversity. It must not take sides in matters of political, ideological, or religious controversy, or individual convictions.
  8. Proclamations are not automatically renewed. Requests must be made on an annual basis. If the request is for a repeat of a previous proclamation, a copy of that document should be included with the request form.
  9. Proclamations are issued at the discretion of the Governor and must be approved by the Governor's Office.
  10. Each request should include the exact wording of your proclamation. However, the Governor's Office reserves the right to alter the wording of any requested proclamation.
  11. If your request for a proclamation is denied, you may be offered a letter from the Governor in its place.
  12. Organizations are limited to two proclamation requests within the same calendar year. Please prioritize your requests.
  13. Please do not make announcements or plans for the proclamation until you have received word of its approval from the Governor's staff.
  14. Proclamations must not be used in whole or as part of a for-profit advertisement or commercial promotion.
  15. All proclamations, once finalized, are posted on the Governor's Web site.

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