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Governor, Sebastian County Officials Cut Ribbon for State’s First Crisis Stabilization Unit

02.28.2018

Nation’s First Integrated System  

FORT SMITH – The opening of Arkansas’s first Crisis Stabilization Unit in Sebastian County opens an entirely new and more humane approach for law-enforcement officers who encounter a person in a mental-health crisis, Governor Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday

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Governor Hutchinson to Attend Grand Opening of State’s First Crisis Stabilization Unit

02.27.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will attend the grand opening of the state’s first Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) in Fort Smith on Wednesday. Sebastian County is one of four counties, including Pulaski, Craighead and Washington counties, to receive funding to operate a CSU

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: February 25th – March 3rd

02.23.2018

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, February 25, 2018, through Saturday, March 3, 2018: 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018:

FORT SMITH Sebastian County Crisis Stabilization Unit Ribbon Cutting Speaking 10:00 AM 3113 South 70th St.

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Governor Hutchinson Issues Statement in Response to Major Gang Arrests, Federal Indictments

02.22.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued the following statement in response to the news conference at the U.S. Attorney’s Office announcing numerous arrests and indictments, including multiple members of Little Rock’s two dominant gangs:

“In July,

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Governor Hutchinson Appoints Mike Freeze to Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission

02.21.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed Mike Freeze of Little Rock to the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission. His term expires March 29, 2021. Freeze replaces John Chamberlin. “Mike Freeze has proven his dedication to the state as a businessman and through service

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Billy Graham ‘giant among leaders,’ Governor Hutchinson says

02.21.2018

LITTLE ROCK – In response to news of the death of Billy Graham, Governor Asa Hutchinson offered these thoughts:

“It is not an exaggeration to say that Billy Graham was a giant among leaders. But even as Dr. Graham counseled presidents and prime ministers,

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: February 18th – February 24th

02.16.2018

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, February 18, 2018, through Saturday, February 24, 2018: 

Monday, February 19, 2018:

JONESBORO Arkansas Rice Annual Meeting 9:00 AM Arkansas State University Convocation Center, 217 Olympic Dr. Jonesboro,

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Governor Hutchinson Names Working Group to Study State’s Occupational Licensing Regulations

02.16.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed a working group to study the state’s occupational licensing requirements with a goal of identifying any regulations that may be an unnecessary barrier to those who want to enter a trade. The Red Tape Reduction

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Siloam Springs Competes To Be Featured on National Show Promoting Small Business and Win $500,000

02.16.2018

Governor Hutchinson Encourages Arkansans to Vote

LITTLE ROCK – Siloam Springs has been selected as one of five finalists that have a chance to be featured on Small Business Revolution – Main Street, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Friday. In addition to being featured

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

02.14.2018

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

Dr. Don Phillips, Fort Smith, to the Arkansas State Medical Board. Appointment expires December 31, 2023. Replaces Dr. William Dudding. 

Daryl Coker, Little Rock, to the War

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