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Governor Hutchinson Announces 2016 Computer Science Tour of Arkansas Schools

08.11.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced that he will be traveling to several Arkansas schools throughout August and September to promote computer science among students and school districts. Schools, dates and times are listed below.

Governor Hutchinson issued the following statement:<

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Responds to Shooting of Law Enforcement Officers in Sebastian County

08.10.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today released the statement below in response to the shooting death of Sebastian County Sheriff’s Deputy Bill Cooper. Hackett Police Chief Darrell Spells was also shot during this morning’s incident. Governor Hutchinson issued the following

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

08.05.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, August 8, 2016, through Saturday, August 13, 2016:

Monday, August 8, 2016:

SPRINGDALE Community Clinic 20th Anniversary Breakfast 9:00 a.m. Center for Non Profits 614 East Emma

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

08.05.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant twelve pardons and no commutations. An additional 37 clemency requests were denied and eight had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

The applicants intended for

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

08.05.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments: Matthew Flemister, Little Rock, to the Child Welfare Agency Review Board. Appointment expires March 3, 2019. Replaces Mary Pickard. Sanford Tollette, Little Rock, to the Child Welfare Agency Review Board. Appointment expires

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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Public Private Partnership to Expand AR High Tech Accelerator Initiative

08.03.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the first phase of a high tech accelerator initiative for the State of Arkansas.  FIS, a global leader in financial services technology and a Fortune 500 company, will partner with the State to extend the VC FinTech Accelerator

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: August 1st – August 6th

07.29.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, August 1, 2016, through Saturday, August 6, 2016:

Monday, August 1, 2016:

CONWAY 30th Annual Community Development Institute Opening Session - Speaking 8:30 a.m. UCA Brewer Hegeman Conference

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Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces 21st Century Funding Formula for State’s Higher Education Institutions

07.29.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Today Governor Asa Hutchinson announced support of a plan to fundamentally change the funding formula for the state’s higher education institutions. The proposed Higher Education Productivity Funding Model follows an outcomes-based approach, which will place a higher priority on program completion than

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Bruce Holland as Executive Director of ANRC

07.26.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced Bruce Holland, former Executive Director of the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission, as the new Executive Director of the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC). Bruce will replace current Executive Director Randy Young who is set to retire

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Gov. Hutchinson Orders U.S. & State Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Memory of Rep. Sheilla Lampkin

07.26.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has ordered the United States flag and the state flag of Arkansas to be lowered to half-staff in tribute to the memory and honor of State Representative Sheilla Lampkin, who passed away over the weekend. The

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