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Governor Asa Hutchinson on Resignation Announcement of DHS Director John Selig


LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement regarding the announcement by the Department of Human Services director, John Selig, that he would resign his post effective January 1, 2016:

“Yesterday, Director Selig informed me that he wished to leave government service in

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency


LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant five pardons and one restoration of firearms rights only. An additional 48 clemency requests were denied and three had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: October 6th – October 11th


LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of Governor Asa Hutchinson’s publicly scheduled events from Tuesday, October 6th, through Sunday, October 11th:

Tuesday, October 6, 2015:

LITTLE ROCK National Foundation for Governor's Fitness Council Ribbon Cutting

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold Media Availability Today


LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a media availability this afternoon.

Details are as follows:

WHAT: Media Availability with Governor Hutchinson

WHEN:  1:15 p.m., Friday, October 2, 2015

WHERE:  Governor

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Holds Teleconference on Trade Mission in Cuba


LITTLE ROCK - On Tuesday morning, September 29, 2015, Governor Asa Hutchinson addressed members of the Arkansas media via teleconference from Havana, Cuba.  

Click HERE to listen to the complete teleconference.


CONTACT: Press Shop (press@governor.arkansas

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold Teleconference from Cuba


LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a media teleconference from Cuba Tuesday morning in the Governor’s Conference Room. Members of the media are asked to be in place 10 minutes before the call. The Governor will provide updates from his trip and answer

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Gov. Hutchinson releases letter to HHS Secretary Burwell on state-based Health Insurance Exchange


LITTLE ROCK – Governor Hutchinson today released a letter from his Office to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell notifying the Secretary of his decision to “pause the development of the state-based individual exchange” at the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace (AHIM).

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Delta Regional Authority, state and local partners invest $108m into the Arkansas Delta economy


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Delta Regional Authority and its partners are investing more than $108 million in federal, state, and local resources to support small business owners and entrepreneurs, workers and their families by improving economic development, workforce training, and job creation in the Arkansas Delta, Delta Regional Authority

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments


LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments: Sherry Chesser, Little Rock, to the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy.  Appointment expires August 17, 2020.  Replaces Karen Garrett. Jeffrey Brinsfield, Little Rock, to the Arkansas Healthcare Transparency Initiative Board. Appointment

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State Board of Finance to Hold Regular Quarterly Meeting


LITTLE ROCK – The State Board of Finance will hold its regular quarterly meeting on Thursday, September 24, 2015.

Details are as follows:

WHAT:  Second Quarter Regular Board Meeting

WHEN:  10:30 am, Thursday, September 24, 2015

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