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Governor Asa Hutchinson Appoints Holly Meyer to 16th Judicial District, 2nd Division Circuit Court

03.03.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced his appointment of Holly Meyer to Arkansas’s 16th Judicial District, 2nd Division Circuit Court.

Governor Hutchinson issued the following statement on Holly Meyer: 

“I am pleased to

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Office Wants YOUR Photos of Arkansas!

03.02.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson is launching his new website March 27, and we need your help. We want to show Arkansas from your perspective. Professional and amateur photographers alike are encouraged to participate. Send us photographs that emphasize a setting and a place: Main

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces His Submission for Commissioner of Education

03.02.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has submitted the name of Johnny Key to the State Board of Education to act as the new Commissioner of Education and to serve as the administrative head of the Arkansas Department of Education.

Governor Hutchinson

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Bear Chaney as New Director of Assessment Coordination Department

02.26.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced Bear Chaney as the new Director of the Arkansas Assessment Coordination Department. 

Governor Hutchinson issued the following statement on Bear Chaney: 

"I am pleased to announce Bear Chaney

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Arkansas State Offices to Close for the Remainder of the Day in Little Rock Metropolitan Area

02.25.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Due to inclement weather, Governor Asa Hutchinson will close state offices for non-essential personnel in the Little Rock Metro area at 12:00 pm for the remainder of Wednesday, February 25, 2015.

State employees outside of central Arkansas should check with their supervisors

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Arkansas State Offices to Close for the Remainder of the Day in Little Rock Metropolitan Area

02.23.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson's office, in conjunction with Acting Governor Tim Griffin, will close all state offices in the Little Rock Metro area immediately for the remainder of the Monday, February 23, 2015.

State employees outside of central

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Orders Flags Flown at Half-Staff in Memory of Corporal C.G. Bolden

02.20.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson, in tribute to the memory of Corporal C.G. Bolden – an Arkansas native and American war hero – has directed that the United States flag and the state flag of Arkansas be flown at half-staff from sunrise to

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Releases Statement on Final Passage of Computer Science Bill (HB1183)

02.19.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson released the following statement upon final passage of HB1183, which fulfills his campaign promise to provide computer coding classes to all Arkansas high schools:

“I am very pleased that the General Assembly has passed my plan

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Gov. Hutchinson Applauds Walmart’s Initiative to Raise Pay, Provide Opportunities for Associates

02.19.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson applauds Walmart’s bold, new initiatives that would, in part, raise pay for all current associates to $9 an hour starting in April and $10 an hour or higher by early next year. Other initiatives announced by the Arkansas-based company

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Gov. Asa Hutchinson Announces Gary “Bud” Roberts as New Director of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC)

02.19.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced Gary “Bud” Roberts as the new Director of the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Division within DFA. 

Governor Hutchinson issued the following statement on Bud Roberts: 

“I

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