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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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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: July 26th – July 30th

07.25.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Tuesday, July 26, 2016, through Saturday, July 30, 2016:

Tuesday, July 26, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK Naturalization Ceremony 9:30 a.m. Old State House 300 W Markham St Little Rock,

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Gov. Hutchinson Named Chair of the NGA Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee

07.19.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Gov. Asa Hutchinson was named chair of the National Governors Association (NGA) Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee this week by the Nominating Committee of the NGA. Governor Hutchinson served as the first Undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security under President George W.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

07.15.2016

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

Senator Joyce Elliott, Little Rock, to the Southern Regional Education Board. Appointment expires June 30, 2020. Reappointment. 

Dr. Rodney Williams, Fayetteville, to the State Board of Licensure

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Governor Hutchinson Issues Statement on Terror Attacks in Nice

07.15.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today released the following statement in response to the attack on Nice, France that left 84 dead and over 200 injured:

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of the victims and all those affected by

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold Teleconference from Germany Tomorrow

07.12.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a teleconference from Germany Wednesday morning in the Governor’s Conference Room to discuss the opening of the new Arkansas Economic Development office in Berlin. Members of the Arkansas media are asked to be in place 10 minutes

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Ann Clemmer as Interim Director of ADHE

07.08.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today named Ann Clemmer interim Director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE) effective upon the departure of Dr. Brett Powell, the current Director of ADHE. Dr. Powell will resign his post effective July 29 to accept the position as Vice President

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Governor Hutchinson Responds to Dallas Police Shootings

07.08.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today released the following statement in response to the attack overnight in Dallas, Texas that left five police officers dead and seven more wounded:

“My heart is with the City of Dallas, its people and the law enforcement

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Names Ateca Williams Deputy Chief of Staff for Internal Operations

07.07.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson announced his selection of Ateca Williams to serve as his Deputy Chief of Staff for Internal Operations. In addition, he will also appoint a Deputy Chief of Staff for External Operations at a later date. Both positions will report directly

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Appoints Bobby Martin to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

07.07.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today appointed Bobby L. Martin of Rogers to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Governor Hutchinson released the following statement:

“I am pleased to announce the appointment of Bobby Martin to serve on

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