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Governor Hutchinson Requests Rental Aid for Flood-Ravaged Counties


LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has requested that the Arkansas Development Finance Authority secure money for residents forced from their homes by the recent floods.

In a letter the governor sent to ADFA President Aaron Burkes on Tuesday, he asked Burkes to secure

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: May 15th – May 20th


LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, May 15, 2017, through Saturday, May 20, 2017: 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017:

NORTH LITTLE ROCK NF Night with Children’s Tumor Foundation & Arkansas

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Gov. Hutchinson Follows Up with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture in Letter


Regarding Rice Replanting and USDA Assistance

LITTLE ROCK – Today, Governor Asa Hutchinson sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue regarding dates for replanting rice and the state’s need for assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the

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Gov. Hutchinson Orders Arkansas Flag to Fly at Half-Staff in Memory of Lt. Kevin C. Mainhart


LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has ordered the flag of the State of Arkansas to be lowered to half-staff in tribute to the memory of Lieutenant Kevin C. Mainhart, a Yell County Sheriff’s Deputy, who was killed in the line of duty on

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Gov. Hutchinson Issues Statement on Yell County Deputy Killed in the Line of Duty


LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on the death of Yell County Sheriff’s Deputy Lieutenant Kevin C. Mainhart, who was killed in the line of duty earlier today during a traffic stop west of Dardanelle:

“Tonight, we

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Shandong Ruyi Technology Group to create up to 800 new jobs in Forrest City


China-based textile company will invest $410 million in former Sanyo facility

LITTLE ROCK – Chairman Yafu Qiu (pronounced “Chew”) and leaders of Shandong Ruyi Technology Group (Ruyi) today joined Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and local officials at the State Capitol to announce that the company

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Gov. Hutchinson to Make Significant Job Creation Announcement This Afternoon


LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will join local officials and company leaders for a significant job creation announcement in the Governor’s Conference Room at the State Capitol in Little Rock: WHAT:          

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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Appointments


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

Pat Johnson, Pocahontas, to the Black History Commission of Arkansas. Appointment expires January 14, 2020. Replaces Joyce Gibson.

Brad Wooley, Little Rock, to the Auctioneer’s Licensing

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Gov. Hutchinson Tours Flood Damage in NEA with U.S. Sec. of Ag and AR Congressional Delegation


LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson toured flood-ravaged parts of Northeast Arkansas Sunday afternoon with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, Senator John Boozman, Congressman Rick Crawford and Congressman French Hill. The group, including staff from Senator Tom Cotton’s office and Congressman

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Gov. Hutchinson to Host U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and Arkansas Congressional Delegation


On Flyover Tour of NEA Storm Damage; News Conference to Follow

LITTLE ROCK – On Sunday, Governor Asa Hutchinson will host U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, and members of the Arkansas Congressional Delegation, including Senator John Boozman, Congressman Rick Crawford and Congressman French

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