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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule:  April 9th – April 14th

04.06.2018

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, April 9, 2018, through Saturday, April 14, 2018: 

Monday, April 9, 2018

LITTLE ROCK ACT Work Ready Community Announcement Speaking  10:30 a.m. Arkansas State Capitol

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

04.06.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant 11 pardons. An additional 45 clemency requests were denied and 3 had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates. The applicants intended for pardons have completed all jail time, fulfilled all parole

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

04.04.2018

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

Jeremy Sparks, Fayetteville, to the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2024. Replaces Sarah Martin. 

Christina Shutt, Conway, to the Women’s Suffrage Centennial

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: April 2nd – April 7th

03.30.2018

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, April 2, 2018, through Saturday, April 7, 2018: 

Monday, April 2, 2018

LITTLE ROCK Distracted Driving Month Press Conference  1:30 p.m. Arkansas State Capitol

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Governor Hutchinson announces Arkansans may now register vehicles online

03.30.2018

Arkansas among first states to make this service available  

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced a significant change to the way Arkansans may register vehicles with the State of Arkansas. While registration previously required a trip to the Revenue Office, Governor Hutchinson

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Governor Hutchinson Allocates Additional $300,000 For Stipends for K-8 Teachers to Learn to Teach CS

03.28.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has added $300,000 to the initial $500,000 he allocated last year to train K-8 teachers to teach computer science, he announced on Wednesday.

The money for the K-8 Computer Science Lead Teacher Stipend and Training Program comes from the budget of

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Governor Hutchinson Announces Spring 2018 Computer Science Tour of Arkansas Schools

03.27.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his Spring 2018 Computer Science Tour, the sixth tour of Arkansas schools since he took office in 2015. So far, Governor Hutchinson has visited more than 50 schools throughout the state to highlight the importance of computer science education and

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Cost of workers’ comp falls by 15.4 percent

03.26.2018

Arkansas’s Workplaces Safer; Drop in Work-Related Accidents Will Lead to Premium Reduction 

LITTLE ROCK – A dramatic decrease in the number of work-related injuries in the past two years will lead to a decrease in the cost that a majority of Arkansas employers will

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: March 25th – March 31st

03.23.2018

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, March 25, 2018, through Saturday, March 31, 2018: 

Monday, March 26, 2018:

LITTLE ROCK Governor Hutchinson to Make Announcement Regarding Arkansas Business Environment 12:15 p.m.

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Arkansas 16th in Nation for Increase in Personal Income Growth

03.23.2018

State Ties With Tennessee for Most Growth Among Surrounding States LITTLE ROCK – The growth of personal income in Arkansas increased by 3.2 percent in 2017, which put the state at No. 16 nationally and tied with Tennessee for the largest increase among neighboring states, according to the U

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