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Governor Hutchinson Announces Final Appointments to School Safety Commission

03.12.2018

New commission to meet for the first time on Tuesday

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his final appointments to the Arkansas School Safety Commission, which will hold its first meeting on Tuesday.

Governor Hutchinson issued an executive

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Governor Hutchinson Declares 14 Counties Disaster Areas

03.09.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has issued disaster declarations for 14 counties following severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes that began February 20, 2018, causing great damage to private property and public facilities. 

“Today, I have issued a disaster declaration for several counties across Arkansas that

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Governor Hutchinson Announces Intent to Call Special Legislative Session Beginning Tuesday

03.09.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to issue the official call to legislators for a Special Session of the 91st General Assembly, which will convene on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at 9 a.m., for the purpose of addressing a number of matters

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: March 11th – March 17th

03.09.2018

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, March 11, 2018, through Saturday, March 17, 2018: 

Monday, March 12, 2018:

WEST MEMPHIS 44th Annual Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism 12:00 p.m. Southland

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Governor Applauds Senate, House Approval Of DHS Appropriation, Arkansas Works on First Vote

03.07.2018

LITTLE ROCK – In a statement he issued today, Governor Asa Hutchinson applauded the Senate and House approval of the DHS appropriation and Arkansas Works:

"The early prediction was that the general assembly would not pass the DHS appropriation and Arkansas Works.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

03.07.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant 9 pardons, and 1 firearm rights only. An additional 49 clemency requests were denied and 2 had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates. The applicants intended for pardons have completed all jail

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Governor Releases $600,000 in Rainy Day Funds To Support Arkansas’ Drug Task Forces

03.07.2018

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today released $600,000 in Rainy Day funding for the state’s drug task forces, with approval of the Joint Budget Committee of the Arkansas General Assembly, providing additional resources to key law-enforcement agencies while federal funds are delayed.

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Governor Hutchinson Issues Statement in Response to Passage of Senate Bill 30,

03.06.2018

The Division of Medical Services Appropriation

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued the following statement upon the Senate’s passage of the Department of Human Services' Division of Medical Services appropriation:

“I’m very grateful for the senators

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Governor Hutchinson Announces that CMS Approves Work Requirement for Arkansas Works Enrollees

03.05.2018

Change designed to help struggling Arkansans gain new skills, jobs so they can move up economic ladder

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Monday that the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved the State’s request to implement a

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: March 4th – March 10th

03.02.2018

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, March 4, 2018, through Saturday, March 10, 2018: 

Monday, March 5, 2018:

LITTLE ROCK Announcement and Media Availability with CMS Administrator Seema Verma 11:00 a.m. Governor'

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