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

05.11.2017

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

05.10.2017

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

05.10.2017

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

05.08.2017

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

05.07.2017

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

05.06.2017

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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Gov. Hutchinson Declares 36 Counties, Two Cities Disaster Areas

05.06.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has issued disaster declarations for 36 counties and two cities following severe storms that caused heavy flooding and damage throughout much of the state last weekend. Additional counties may be added after damage is assessed. At this time, the 36 counties

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​ Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: May 8th – May 13th

05.05.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, May 8, 2017, through Saturday, May 13, 2017: 

Monday, May 8, 2017:

DANVILLE Yell County Health Arkansas 10 a.m. Danville High School 201 E 11th

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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Spring 2017 Computer Science Tour of Arkansas Schools

05.05.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced plans to visit several Arkansas schools throughout May to promote computer science among students and school districts. Schools, dates and times are listed below.

Governor Hutchinson issued the following statement: 

“I

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

05.05.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant three pardons. An additional 23 clemency requests were denied and three had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

The applicants intended for pardons have completed

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