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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Intent to Appoint Philip Taldo to Highway Commission

12.19.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to appoint Philip Taldo of Springdale as the next commissioner of the Arkansas Highway Commission. Taldo will replace Frank Scott, Jr. whose term will expire on January 14, 2017.

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Gov. Hutchinson Details $50 Million Tax Cut; Focuses on Lower Income Arkansans

12.13.2016

Income Tax on Military Retiree Benefits to be Eliminated

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today laid out the details of his income tax cut of more than $50 million. The Governor’s plan will focus on lower income Arkansans who earn between $0 and $20,999 annually.

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Gov. Hutchinson Signs MOU with Microsoft for Strategic Digital Alliance

12.12.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the signing of an MOU with Microsoft Corp. to implement a Digital Alliance intended to promote STEM education and economic development, statewide. Under this relationship, Microsoft is committed to hosting a DigiCamp and YouthSpark Live event for

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CORRECTED TIME: Gov. Hutchinson to Sign Digital Alliance MOU Between Microsoft and the State

12.12.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a news conference today to sign a Digital Alliance memorandum of understanding between Microsoft Corporation and Arkansas.

Details are as follows:

WHAT: Digital Alliance MOU Signing with Microsoft

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: December 12th – December 17th

12.09.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, December 12, 2016, through Saturday, December 17, 2016:  

Monday, December 12, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK Club de Madrid – P80 Little Rock Accord Reunion Proceedings Opening

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Gov. Hutchinson Appoints Chris Palmer as Employer Representative to Workers’ Compensation Commission

12.09.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Hutchinson today appointed Chris Palmer of Little Rock as Employer Representative to the Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission (AWCC). AWCC Commissioners are appointed to serve for a 6-year term. Palmer replaces outgoing Commissioner, Karen McKinney.  

Governor Hutchinson released

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Gov. Hutchinson Introduces New ArFuture Grant

12.08.2016

Pays Full Cost of Tuition for Community and Technical College

LITTLE ROCK – Gov. Asa Hutchinson today announced the creation of the “Arkansas Future Grant” (ArFuture) for traditional, home school and non-traditional students in Arkansas. This state funded grant would be available on

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Gov. Hutchinson to Roll out Education Initiatives for 2017 Session Thursday

12.07.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a news conference tomorrow outlining his education initiatives for the 2017 legislative session.  

Details are as follows:

WHAT: Press Conference to Announce Education Initiatives for 2017 Session 

WHEN:

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Gov. Hutchinson Honors Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day on the 75th Anniversary of the Attack

12.07.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today honors Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day on the 75th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. He delivered a speech at the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum in remembrance of those who served in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 and the veterans

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Gov. Hutchinson Joins House and Senate Leadership to Announce Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission

12.07.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today, joined with Senator Jonathan Dismang, President Pro Tempore, and Representative Jeremy Gillam, Speaker of the House, announced five appointments to the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission. They are as follows:

Dr. Ronda Henry-Tillman, M.D., Little Rock,

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