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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Trade Mission to Japan/China

11.06.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) Executive Director Mike Preston will travel to Japan and China November 15-24 on a business recruitment trip.

The purpose of the trip is to meet with prospective companies considering locating or expanding in

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Announce Trade Mission; Hold News Availability Today

11.06.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will share details about an upcoming trade mission at a media availability this afternoon. Details are as follows: WHAT: Media Availability – Announce Upcoming Trade Mission WHEN:  1:30 pm, Friday, November 6, 2015 WHERE:  Governor

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

11.04.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant 12 pardons and one restoration of firearms rights only. An additional 48 clemency requests were denied. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

The 12 applicants intended for pardons and the applicant intended

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule:  November 4th – November 7th

11.03.2015

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of Governor Asa Hutchinson’s publicly scheduled events from Wednesday, November 4th, through Saturday, November 7th:

Wednesday, November 4, 2015:

LITTLE ROCK National Truck and Industrial Safety Awards State Trucking

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Gov. Hutchinson Sends Cuba Letter to Congressional Leadership; Urges Flexibility in Credit Extension

11.02.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Hutchinson today sent a letter to the majority and minority leadership in both chambers of Congress regarding his recent three-day trade mission to Cuba. In the letter, Governor Hutchinson urges Congress to allow “flexibility in credit extension” to the island

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Gov. Hutchinson Addresses Cybersecurity in Detroit, MI; Honored By Border Patrol in Washington, D.C.

10.29.2015

LITTLE ROCK – On Monday, at the invitation of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, Governor Asa Hutchinson, the former – and first – Undersecretary of Homeland Security, took part in an international cybersecurity summit in Detroit where he addressed the very real risks cybersecurity poses to

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Letter to Legislative Task Force in Response to TSG Report

10.28.2015

LITTLE ROCK - Below is the letter Governor Asa Hutchinson sent to the Legislative Task Force on Healthcare Reform in response to The Stephens Group Report.

Letter to Legislative Task Force

CONTACT: Press Shop (press@governor.arkansas.gov or 501.682.3612)

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule:  October 27th – October 30th

10.27.2015

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of Governor Asa Hutchinson’s publicly scheduled events from Tuesday, October 27th, through Friday, October 30th:

Tuesday, October 27, 2015:

HOT SPRINGS 2015 Fall Assessor's Conference Speaking 1:00 pm Arlington Hotel

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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Updated Computer Science Numbers; More than 2,000 Enrolled in New Course

10.22.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the newest computer science numbers at an event in Fort Smith earlier today. To date, 3,973 students are enrolled in computer science courses, with more than 550 students taking more than one course. 2,004 students are currently enrolled

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces New Executive Director of Arkansas Parks and Tourism

10.22.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced Kane Webb as the next executive director for the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The Parks, Recreation and Travel Commission confirmed the Governor’s recommendation in a vote Thursday morning.

Governor Hutchinson

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