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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Sun Paper to Open Bio-Products Mill in Arkadelphia

04.26.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Today, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced that Sun Paper will open a bio-refinery in Clark County. Hongxin Li, chairman and founder of Sun Paper, joined Governor Hutchinson for the announcement in the Governor’s Conference Room at the Arkansas State Capitol. Sun Paper

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold News Conference to Provide Update on Sun Paper

04.26.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a news conference Tuesday morning to provide an update on the state’s ongoing discussions with Sun Paper, a China-based paper company that employs more than 10,000 people worldwide.

During a trade mission to Asia late

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: April 25th – April 30th

04.22.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, April 25, 2016, through Saturday, April 30, 2016:

Wednesday, April 27, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK Pastors' Day at the Capitol 9:00 a.m. Arkansas State Capitol - 2nd

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold Media Availability Today

04.21.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a media availability today in the Governor’s Conference Room at 4:15 p.m.

Details are as follows:

WHAT: Media Availability

WHEN: 4:15 p.m., Thursday, April 21, 2016

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: April 18th – April 22nd

04.18.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, April 18, 2016, through Friday, April 22, 2016:

Tuesday, April 19, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Lobby Day Speaking 1:00 p.m. Arkansas

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Executive Branch Employment Shrinks by Approximately 3% Announces Gov. Hutchinson

04.18.2016

Nearly 800 Fewer Positions from January 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Executive-branch state agencies ended March with almost 800 fewer positions than in January of 2015, according to data released Monday by the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration. Salary savings resulting from these increased efficiencies

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Issues Statement on the Passing of former Arkansas Congressman Ray Thornton

04.13.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on the passing of former Arkansas Congressman Ray Thornton: 

“I was greatly saddened to hear about the passing of former Congressman Ray Thornton. Ray was an Arkansas gem who passionately served the

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Says Highway Plan in Jeopardy if Arkansas Works Funding Not Passed

04.12.2016

No General Revenues to Fund Highways & No Highway Special Session

LITTLE ROCK – In a news conference this afternoon, Governor Asa Hutchinson warned of the consequences to any new highway program if funding for Arkansas Works was not passed. The

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold News Conference Tuesday Afternoon

04.11.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a news conference to discuss the financial impact on highway funding if the appropriation for Arkansas Works is not approved during the Fiscal Session. The news conference will be held Tuesday afternoon in the Governor’s Conference

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Gov. Hutchinson Responds Potential Cuts to Foster Care System if Arkansas Works Funding Not Passed

04.11.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson warns that if Arkansas Works funding is not passed, a $10.9 million funding cut to the state’s foster care system is possible as indicated by the House’s proposed alternative budget released today.

In order

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