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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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Governor Hutchinson Issues Statement in Response to Major Gang Arrests, Federal Indictments

02.22.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued the following statement in response to the news conference at the U.S. Attorney’s Office announcing numerous arrests and indictments, including multiple members of Little Rock’s two dominant gangs:

“In July,

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Governor Hutchinson Appoints Mike Freeze to Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission

02.21.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed Mike Freeze of Little Rock to the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission. His term expires March 29, 2021. Freeze replaces John Chamberlin. “Mike Freeze has proven his dedication to the state as a businessman and through service

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Billy Graham ‘giant among leaders,’ Governor Hutchinson says

02.21.2018

LITTLE ROCK – In response to news of the death of Billy Graham, Governor Asa Hutchinson offered these thoughts:

“It is not an exaggeration to say that Billy Graham was a giant among leaders. But even as Dr. Graham counseled presidents and prime ministers,

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: February 18th – February 24th

02.16.2018

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, February 18, 2018, through Saturday, February 24, 2018: 

Monday, February 19, 2018:

JONESBORO Arkansas Rice Annual Meeting 9:00 AM Arkansas State University Convocation Center, 217 Olympic Dr. Jonesboro,

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Governor Hutchinson Names Working Group to Study State’s Occupational Licensing Regulations

02.16.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed a working group to study the state’s occupational licensing requirements with a goal of identifying any regulations that may be an unnecessary barrier to those who want to enter a trade. The Red Tape Reduction

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Siloam Springs Competes To Be Featured on National Show Promoting Small Business and Win $500,000

02.16.2018

Governor Hutchinson Encourages Arkansans to Vote

LITTLE ROCK – Siloam Springs has been selected as one of five finalists that have a chance to be featured on Small Business Revolution – Main Street, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Friday. In addition to being featured

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

02.14.2018

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

Dr. Don Phillips, Fort Smith, to the Arkansas State Medical Board. Appointment expires December 31, 2023. Replaces Dr. William Dudding. 

Daryl Coker, Little Rock, to the War

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Governor Hutchinson Addresses 91st General Assembly

02.12.2018

Proposes Reduction of Top Tax Rate from 6.9% to 6% in 2019 Session

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today delivered his State of the State address to the 91st General Assembly ahead of the fiscal session at the Arkansas State Capitol. In his speech, the

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Governor Hutchinson Appoints Dr. Matthew McDonough to Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners

02.12.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed Dr. Matthew McDonough of Jonesboro to the Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners. His term expires September 1, 2022. Dr. McDonough replaces Dr. Richard L. Smith. “I am delighted to appoint Dr. Matthew McDonough to the Arkansas State Board of

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