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Asa Arkansas's Governor

Governor Releases $600,000 in Rainy Day Funds To Support Arkansas’ Drug Task Forces

03.07.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today released $600,000 in Rainy Day funding for the state’s drug task forces, with approval of the Joint Budget Committee of the Arkansas General Assembly, providing additional resources to key law-enforcement agencies while federal funds are delayed.

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Governor Hutchinson Issues Statement in Response to Passage of Senate Bill 30,

03.06.2018

The Division of Medical Services Appropriation

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued the following statement upon the Senate’s passage of the Department of Human Services' Division of Medical Services appropriation:

“I’m very grateful for the senators

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Governor Hutchinson Announces that CMS Approves Work Requirement for Arkansas Works Enrollees

03.05.2018

Change designed to help struggling Arkansans gain new skills, jobs so they can move up economic ladder

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Monday that the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved the State’s request to implement a

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: March 4th – March 10th

03.02.2018

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, March 4, 2018, through Saturday, March 10, 2018: 

Monday, March 5, 2018:

LITTLE ROCK Announcement and Media Availability with CMS Administrator Seema Verma 11:00 a.m. Governor'

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Governor Hutchinson Announces Creation of Arkansas School Safety Commission

03.01.2018

Commits $300,000 to school safety initiative

LITTLE ROCK – With the increased concern about school safety in the wake of recent events around the nation, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced today that he has issued an executive order that creates the Arkansas School Safety Commission. The Governor

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

03.01.2018

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

Miles Goggans, Little Rock, to the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission. Appointment expires March 29, 2022. Reappointment.  Rusty Moss, Dermott, to the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission.

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Governor Hutchinson Applauds Entergy Arkansas’s Plan to Pass Tax Savings on to Customers

02.28.2018

$466 million in benefits as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

LITTLE ROCK – In January, Governor Hutchinson sent a letter to Ted Thomas, chairman of the Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC), directing the commission to work with utilities to “as

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Governor, Sebastian County Officials Cut Ribbon for State’s First Crisis Stabilization Unit

02.28.2018

Nation’s First Integrated System  

FORT SMITH – The opening of Arkansas’s first Crisis Stabilization Unit in Sebastian County opens an entirely new and more humane approach for law-enforcement officers who encounter a person in a mental-health crisis, Governor Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday

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Governor Hutchinson to Attend Grand Opening of State’s First Crisis Stabilization Unit

02.27.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will attend the grand opening of the state’s first Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) in Fort Smith on Wednesday. Sebastian County is one of four counties, including Pulaski, Craighead and Washington counties, to receive funding to operate a CSU

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: February 25th – March 3rd

02.23.2018

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, February 25, 2018, through Saturday, March 3, 2018: 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018:

FORT SMITH Sebastian County Crisis Stabilization Unit Ribbon Cutting Speaking 10:00 AM 3113 South 70th St.

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