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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Arkansas & Facebook Techstart Partnership Expansion

08.28.2017

Facebook to Provide Technology, Resources to All Arkansas High Schools

HOT SPRINGS –  Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the details of an agreement with Facebook, Inc. to expand the company’s Techstart program to all Arkansas public high schools. The Arkansas & Facebook Techstart Partnership

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: August 28th – September 2nd

08.25.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, August 28, 2017, through Saturday, September 2, 2017: 

Monday, August 28, 2017

HOT SPRINGS Lakeside High School Coding Tour 1:00 p.m. 2871 Malvern Ave. Hot Springs, AR<

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Gov. Hutchinson Orders State Flag to Fly at Half-Staff in Memory of Drew Co. Deputy Timothy Braden

08.25.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has ordered the flag of the state of Arkansas to be lowered to half-staff in tribute to the memory of Drew County Sheriff’s Deputy Timothy Braden who was killed in the line of duty on Thursday, August 24, 2017. The

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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Clemency to Jason McGehee

08.25.2017

Sentence to be Commuted from Death to Life Without Parole

LITTLE ROCK –  Governor Asa Hutchinson announced today his intent to grant clemency to Jason McGehee based upon the Parole Board’s recommendation earlier this year. The clemency would commute McGehee

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

08.24.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on the death of Drew County Deputy Sheriff Timothy Braden, who was killed in the line of duty earlier today during a motor vehicle pursuit outside Monticello:

“It is always a difficult day when

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Arkansas Has Second-Fastest Growth Rate in Nonfarm Employment, Bureau of Labor Statistic Reports

08.24.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas had the second-highest percentage increase in nonfarm employment in July, which indicates that “Arkansas is clearly on the right track,” Governor Hutchinson said Thursday in response to a report by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Bureau

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

08.21.2017

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

Matt Keil, Texarkana, to the Pawnbroker Licensure Commission. Appointment expires August 1, 2020.

Douglas Braswell, Little Rock, to the Pawnbroker Licensure Commission. Appointment expires August 1, 2024.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule:  August 21st – August 26th

08.18.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, August 21, 2017, through Saturday, August 26, 2017: 

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

HARRISON Harrison High School Coding Tour 9:30 a.m. 925 Goblin Dr. Harrison, AR

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Gov. Hutchinson Issues Response to 8th Circuit Planned Parenthood Ruling

08.16.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued the following statement in response to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling vacating the injunction that had prevented the state from terminating Planned Parenthood’s status as a Medicaid provider: 

“In 2015, the

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National publication on ARTechJobs.com:

08.16.2017

'Broader push from a state that is ‘pioneering technology workforce development initiatives’

LITTLE ROCK – StateScoop, a national news publication for government technology leadership and innovation, published an article featuring yesterday’s launch of ArTechJobs.com, Arkansas’

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