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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

05.05.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant ten pardons and no restorations of firearms rights only. An additional 47 clemency requests were denied and two had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold Media Availability Today

05.05.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a media availability this afternoon to discuss the conclusion of the 2016 Fiscal Session.

Details are as follows:

WHAT: Media Availability: Conclusion of the 2016 Fiscal Session

WHEN: 2:00 p.m.,

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Issues Statement on Chief of Staff Departure

05.02.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issues a statement on the departure of Michael Lamoureux, Chief of Staff, who will continue his responsibilities until the end of May 2016.

Governor Hutchinson issued the following statement:

“Michael has been an essential

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: May 2nd – May 7th

04.29.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, May 2, 2016, through Saturday, May 7, 2016:

Thursday, May 5, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK 2016 Arkansas Better Business Bureau Torch Awards 11:30 a.m. Governor's Mansion 1800 Center

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Sun Paper to Open Bio-Products Mill in Arkadelphia

04.26.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Today, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced that Sun Paper will open a bio-refinery in Clark County. Hongxin Li, chairman and founder of Sun Paper, joined Governor Hutchinson for the announcement in the Governor’s Conference Room at the Arkansas State Capitol. Sun Paper

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold News Conference to Provide Update on Sun Paper

04.26.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a news conference Tuesday morning to provide an update on the state’s ongoing discussions with Sun Paper, a China-based paper company that employs more than 10,000 people worldwide.

During a trade mission to Asia late

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: April 25th – April 30th

04.22.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, April 25, 2016, through Saturday, April 30, 2016:

Wednesday, April 27, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK Pastors' Day at the Capitol 9:00 a.m. Arkansas State Capitol - 2nd

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold Media Availability Today

04.21.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a media availability today in the Governor’s Conference Room at 4:15 p.m.

Details are as follows:

WHAT: Media Availability

WHEN: 4:15 p.m., Thursday, April 21, 2016

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: April 18th – April 22nd

04.18.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, April 18, 2016, through Friday, April 22, 2016:

Tuesday, April 19, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Lobby Day Speaking 1:00 p.m. Arkansas

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Executive Branch Employment Shrinks by Approximately 3% Announces Gov. Hutchinson

04.18.2016

Nearly 800 Fewer Positions from January 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Executive-branch state agencies ended March with almost 800 fewer positions than in January of 2015, according to data released Monday by the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration. Salary savings resulting from these increased efficiencies

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