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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces New Highway Program; No New Taxes

01.19.2016

PROVIDES MATCH FOR $2 BILLION IN FEDERAL HIGHWAY FUNDING OVER 10 YEARS

LITTLE ROCK – At a news conference at the Capitol today, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced his recommendation for a new highway program for the state. The Governor’s recommendation provides a state investment

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Announce Recommendation for New Highway Funding Formula Today

01.19.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a news conference this afternoon to announce his recommendation for a new highway funding formula. 

Details are as follows:

WHAT:  Governor Hutchinson to Announce New Highway Funding Recommendation

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: January 17th – January 19th

01.15.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, January 17, 2016, through Tuesday, January 19, 2016:

Sunday, January 17, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK 38th Annual March for Life 2:00 p.m. Arkansas State Capitol 500 Woodlane Street

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

01.15.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments: Claude Graves, Bono, to the Arkansas Rural Development Commission.  Appointment expires December 31, 2020.  Replaces Max Tackett. Lynn Hawkins, Lexa, to the Arkansas Rural Development Commission.  Appointment expires December 31, 2020.  Reappointment.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Issues Memorandum to State Agencies to Support E1 Initiative

01.14.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his support of the Employment First initiative which supports the hiring and retention of individuals with disabilities in state jobs. A memorandum calling state agencies to action has been issued by Governor Hutchinson which outlines specific goals

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Governor Asa Hutchinson on the Passing of Former AR Chief Justice Jim Hannah

01.14.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on the passing of former Chief Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court, Jim Hannah:

“The State of Arkansas will miss Chief Justice Hannah in more ways than one. Not only will his record

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Declares Five Additional Counties Disaster Areas

01.08.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has issued disaster declarations for five additional counties following severe storms in December that caused heavy flooding and damage throughout the state. Those counties include:

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Ring Opening Bell at New York Stock Exchange

01.08.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has invited Governor Asa Hutchinson to ring the opening bell on Monday at 9:30 a.m. EST. While in New York City, Governor Hutchinson will visit businesses and site consultants, while taking part in several media interviews

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule for Thursday, January 7th

01.06.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of Governor Asa Hutchinson’s publicly scheduled events for Thursday, January 7, 2016:

Thursday, January 7, 2016:

CROSSETT Crossett Rotary Club Speaking 12:00 pm First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall/Multipurpose Building 500 Main

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold Media Availability Today

01.06.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a general media availability this afternoon in his office. Due to limited space, television media are asked to arrive 15 minutes early to set up cameras before other members of the media arrive.

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