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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

08.05.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant twelve pardons and no commutations. An additional 37 clemency requests were denied and eight had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

The applicants intended for

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

08.05.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments: Matthew Flemister, Little Rock, to the Child Welfare Agency Review Board. Appointment expires March 3, 2019. Replaces Mary Pickard. Sanford Tollette, Little Rock, to the Child Welfare Agency Review Board. Appointment expires

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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Public Private Partnership to Expand AR High Tech Accelerator Initiative

08.03.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the first phase of a high tech accelerator initiative for the State of Arkansas.  FIS, a global leader in financial services technology and a Fortune 500 company, will partner with the State to extend the VC FinTech Accelerator

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: August 1st – August 6th

07.29.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, August 1, 2016, through Saturday, August 6, 2016:

Monday, August 1, 2016:

CONWAY 30th Annual Community Development Institute Opening Session - Speaking 8:30 a.m. UCA Brewer Hegeman Conference

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Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces 21st Century Funding Formula for State’s Higher Education Institutions

07.29.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Today Governor Asa Hutchinson announced support of a plan to fundamentally change the funding formula for the state’s higher education institutions. The proposed Higher Education Productivity Funding Model follows an outcomes-based approach, which will place a higher priority on program completion than

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Bruce Holland as Executive Director of ANRC

07.26.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced Bruce Holland, former Executive Director of the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission, as the new Executive Director of the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC). Bruce will replace current Executive Director Randy Young who is set to retire

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Gov. Hutchinson Orders U.S. & State Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Memory of Rep. Sheilla Lampkin

07.26.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has ordered the United States flag and the state flag of Arkansas to be lowered to half-staff in tribute to the memory and honor of State Representative Sheilla Lampkin, who passed away over the weekend. The

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: July 26th – July 30th

07.25.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Tuesday, July 26, 2016, through Saturday, July 30, 2016:

Tuesday, July 26, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK Naturalization Ceremony 9:30 a.m. Old State House 300 W Markham St Little Rock,

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Gov. Hutchinson Named Chair of the NGA Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee

07.19.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Gov. Asa Hutchinson was named chair of the National Governors Association (NGA) Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee this week by the Nominating Committee of the NGA. Governor Hutchinson served as the first Undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security under President George W.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

07.15.2016

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

Senator Joyce Elliott, Little Rock, to the Southern Regional Education Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2020. Reappointment. 

Dr. Rodney Williams, Fayetteville, to the State Board of Licensure

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