Governor Asa Hutchinson Issues Statement on Board of Education’s Vote on Testing
LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement in response to the Board of Education’s decision earlier today to seek a contract with ACT and ACT Aspire:
“I applaud the Board of Education for its vote in switching
Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency
LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant eight pardons and one commutation. An additional 37 clemency requests were denied and 11 had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.
The applicants intended for pardons
Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Members of the Career Education and Workforce Development Board
LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced the members of the Career Education and Workforce Development Board, which replaced the State Board of Career Education at the Department of Career Education (Act 892/SB368). This board is composed of thirteen representatives from industry sectors
Governor Asa Hutchinson Issues Statement in Response to Legislature
LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following response to statements released by the Arkansas House and Senate earlier today involving the recent ruling from the Supreme Court on same-sex marriage and how it applies to Arkansans: “In response to the statements issued today
Governor Asa Hutchinson Appoints Dean, Williamson and Chambers to the Arkansas Board of Education
LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed Charisse Dean, Brett Williamson and Susan Chambers to serve on the Arkansas Board of Education.
Member Name: Charisse Dean Expiration Date: 6/30/22 City – District: Little Rock, 2 Qualification: 2nd
Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments
LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments:
Lieutenant Colonel Charles Jason Carter, North Little Rock, as State Judge Advocate for the Arkansas National Guard. Appointment expires at the Will of the Governor.
Governor Asa Hutchinson to Host MOU Signing Ceremony Monday
LITTLE ROCK– Governor Asa Hutchinson will host a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony with officials and companies from Vietnam’s Dong Nai Province. This MOU will help develop economic development, trade, and education opportunities between Arkansas and Dong Nai.
Governor Asa Hutchinson Applauds Disaster Declaration for Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK – As a result of severe weather and flooding during May and early June, the President has approved a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas. The declaration, based upon the request from Governor Asa Hutchinson, will allow residents and governmental bodies in
Governor Asa Hutchinson Issues Statement on Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson released the statement below following the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage:
"Today the Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision requires the State of Arkansas to recognize same-sex marriage. This decision goes against the expressed
Governor Asa Hutchinson Issues Statement on King v. Burwell
LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson released the statement below following the Supreme Court’s ruling in King v. Burwell: “I am surprised at the lengths to which this court will go in an effort to stretch statutory interpretation to uphold the