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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Sign Highway Funding Bill Today with Media Availability to Follow

05.23.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a bill signing for HB 1009, the Arkansas Highway Improvement Plan of 2016, with a media availability to follow.

Details are as follows:

WHAT: Gov. Hutchinson to Sign Arkansas Highway Improvement Plan of 2016

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DHS, Health Care Association Commit to Major Reforms That Will Make Medicaid More Efficient

05.20.2016

Increase Access to Services in Rural Arkansas  

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson along with the directors of the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Arkansas Health Care Association signed an agreement Friday to work together to improve services available to aging and physically disabled Arkansans.  The

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: May 23rd – May 28th

05.20.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, May 23, 2016, through Saturday, May 28, 2016:

Tuesday, May 24, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK 7th Annual Arkansas Governor's Award for Excellence in Global Trade Luncheon 11:30 a.m. Governor's

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Names Alison Williams as New Chief of Staff

05.20.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced Alison Williams, Director of State-Federal Relations for Governor Hutchinson, as his new Chief of Staff. Williams will replace current Chief of Staff, Michael Lamoureux, starting on June 1, 2016.

Governor Hutchinson issued the following statement:

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold MOU Signing Ceremony Tomorrow Afternoon

05.20.2016

$250M in Savings Over Five Years

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Hutchinson will host a memorandum of understanding signing ceremony between a provider group led by the Arkansas Health Care Association (AHCA) and the Department of Human Services (DHS) as part of the Governor’s efforts to reform

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Address the General Assembly at the Start of the Special Session

05.18.2016

Media Availability to Follow

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will address the Arkansas General Assembly at the start of the Special Session tomorrow. Following the governor’s address, he will hold a media availability in the Governor’s Conference Room.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Makes Official Call for Special Legislative Session on Highway Funding

05.16.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has made the official call to legislators for a Special Session of the 90th General Assembly that will convene Thursday, May 19, 2016. In addition to the Governor’s highway funding plan and legislation to promote efficiency and effectiveness in the operation

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: May 16th – May 21st

05.16.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Below is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, May 16, 2016, through Saturday, May 21, 2016. The schedule will change as we move closer to the May 19th Special Session. The public schedule will be updated accordingly.  

Thursday, May 19, 2016:

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Gov. Hutchinson Responds to Obama Administration’s “Guidance” on Gender Identification in Schools

05.13.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today released the following statement in response to the “guidance” on gender identification in schools issued by President Obama, the U.S. Department of Education and the Justice Department:

"The recent letter from the federal government

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

05.11.2016

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

John Carmack, Siloam Springs, to the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling. Appointment expires December 1, 2018. Replaces Reverend Paul Moore.

Robbie Cline, Jonesboro, to the Arkansas Board

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