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Governor Asa Hutchinson Appoints Chalk Mitchell as First Judicial Circuit Judge

10.21.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed Chalk Mitchell as First Judicial Circuit Judge.

Governor Hutchinson issued the following statement on Chalk Mitchell: “I have known Chalk Mitchell for more than 10 years. It’s an honor to appoint

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

10.21.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments: Charles Carrington, Pine Bluff, to the Board of Electrical Examiners of the State of Arkansas.  Appointment expires June 15, 2019.  Replaces Robert Robinson. Roger Polston, Cave City, to the Board of Electrical

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Governor Hutchinson to Encourage Arkansans to Get Flu Shots; Will Receive His Own

10.15.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will join the state’s Surgeon General, Dr. Greg Bledsoe, and the Director of the Arkansas Department of Health, Dr. Nathan Smith, tomorrow to encourage Arkansans to get their flu shots. Governor Hutchinson, Dr. Bledsoe and Dr. Smith will

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces New Payment Integrity Unit

10.15.2015

LITTLE ROCK – One of the elements identified by Governor Asa Hutchinson for health care reform in Arkansas is to strengthen Medicaid program integrity. To that end, the Department of Human Services Division of Medical Services (DMS) and the Office of Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG), at

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Arkansas Governor Launches Plan to Improve Health Across the State

10.14.2015

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 14, 2015) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson launched a statewide plan today to improve the health of all Arkansans. The plan, titled Healthy Active Arkansas, contains nine focus areas all tied to increasing the health of Arkansans through healthy dietary choices and increased physical activity. 

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: October 10th – October 17th

10.09.2015

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of Governor Asa Hutchinson’s publicly scheduled events from Saturday, October 10th, through Saturday, October 17th:

Saturday, October 10, 2015: BENTONVILLE International Mountain Biking Association Visit Bentonville Press Conference Speaking 10:00

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Governor Asa Hutchinson on Resignation Announcement of DHS Director John Selig

10.08.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement regarding the announcement by the Department of Human Services director, John Selig, that he would resign his post effective January 1, 2016:

“Yesterday, Director Selig informed me that he wished to leave government service in

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

10.05.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant five pardons and one restoration of firearms rights only. An additional 48 clemency requests were denied and three had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: October 6th – October 11th

10.05.2015

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of Governor Asa Hutchinson’s publicly scheduled events from Tuesday, October 6th, through Sunday, October 11th:

Tuesday, October 6, 2015:

LITTLE ROCK National Foundation for Governor's Fitness Council Ribbon Cutting

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold Media Availability Today

10.02.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a media availability this afternoon.

Details are as follows:

WHAT: Media Availability with Governor Hutchinson

WHEN:  1:15 p.m., Friday, October 2, 2015

WHERE:  Governor

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