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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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Governor Hutchinson Appoints Steve Cox To University of Arkansas Board of Trustees

03.16.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed Steve Cox of Jonesboro to the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas. His term expires March 1, 2028. Cox replaces Ben Hyneman.

“Steve has been a testament to the excellence of the University of

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: March 17th – March 24th

03.16.2018

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Saturday, March 17, 2018, through Saturday, March 24, 2018: 

Saturday, March 17, 2018:

NORTH LITTLE ROCK John 3:16 Ministries Wild Game Supper 8:30 p.m. Verizon Arena 1 Verizon Arena

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Governor Announces Transformation Plan To Reduce Cabinet-Level Agencies By 50 percent

03.15.2018

Largest Government Reorganization in 47 Years 

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson intends to present a transformation plan to the 2019 General Assembly that will reduce by 50 percent the number of cabinet-level agencies in state government, the governor announced today.

Currently, 42 cabinet-level agencies report

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Governor Hutchinson Issues Call for Special Legislative Session of the 91st General Assembly

03.12.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued the official call to legislators for an Extraordinary Session of the 91st General Assembly to convene Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. A list of call items can be found below, and the official proclamation can be found

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