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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces His Preference for Arkansas Agriculture Secretary

03.13.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has submitted the name of Wes Ward to the Agriculture Board as his preference for the new Secretary of Agriculture. 

Governor Hutchinson issued the following statement on Wes Ward:

“Wes Ward

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Members of the Governor’s Council on Common Core Review

03.13.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced the members of the Governor’s Council on Common Core Review to be chaired by Lt. Governor Tim Griffin. These individuals come from every corner of the state, representing every Congressional District, and were chosen out of more

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Gov. Asa Hutchinson Announces His Submission for Arkansas Development Finance Authority President

03.09.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has submitted the name of Aaron Burkes to the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Development Finance Authority to serve as its new President.

Aaron Burkes was recently selected for the position of associate vice chancellor for

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

03.05.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments: Janet Moore, Hot Springs, to Chair the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. Appointment expires January 14, 2017. Replaces Michael Ellis.  

William Benton, Heber Springs, to the Arkansas State Police

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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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