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Asa Arkansas's Governor


Governor Hutchinson Issues Statement in Response to Passage of Senate Bill 30,

The Division of Medical Services Appropriation

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued the following statement upon the Senate’s passage of the Department of Human Services' Division of Medical Services appropriation:

“I’m very grateful for the senators that were able to support Arkansas Works and the DHS appropriation. Obviously the work requirement was a significant factor in showing the reform that we’re accomplishing, and I appreciate the Senate’s leadership in passing this on the first vote.”

The final vote in the Senate was 27-2.

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