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Governor Asa Hutchinson Declares 11 Counties Disaster Areas

03.10.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has issued disaster declarations for 11 counties following severe storms across much of Arkansas this week that caused heavy flooding and damage throughout the state. Additional counties may be added after damage is assessed. At this time, the 11 counties include:<

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces $10 Million Upgrade for Statewide Public Safety Communications Sys

03.10.2016

LITTLE ROCK—Governor Asa Hutchinson announced today that he will request the legislature to release $10 million from his Rainy Day Fund for significant and much needed upgrades to the statewide interoperable communications system for emergency and public safety services, also known as the Arkansas Wireless Information Network (AWIN).<

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: March 14th – March 17th

03.10.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, March 14, 2016, through Thursday, March 17, 2016:

Monday, March 14, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK Read Across America Proclamation Reading + Student Group Reading 11:30 a.m. Arkansas State

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Governor Asa Hutchinson on Lt. Governor’s Review of DHS and Recommendations

03.07.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson released the following statement in response to the review of the Department of Human Services conducted by Lt. Governor Tim Griffin at the Governor’s request:

“Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin spent a great deal of time on this project

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Issues Statement on Passing of Former First Lady Nancy Reagan

03.06.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on the passing of former First Lady Nancy Reagan:

“Nancy Reagan was a First Lady of grace and dignity, who loved and supported both her husband and country in all that she did.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: March 8th – March 12th

03.04.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Tuesday, March 8, 2016, through Saturday, March 12, 2016:

Tuesday, March 8, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK Be Pro. Be Proud. Initiative Announcement 11:15 a.m. (Updated) Statehouse Convention Center

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

03.04.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant nine pardons. An additional 50 clemency requests were denied and six had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

The applicants intended for pardons have completed

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: February 27th – March 4th

02.26.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Saturday, February 27, 2016, through Friday, March 4, 2016:

Saturday, February 27, 2016:

ROGERS Gov. Hutchinson to Cast Vote 2:00 pm Benton County Clerk's Office - Rogers 1428

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: February 24th – February 27th

02.24.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Wednesday, February 24, 2016, through Saturday, February 27, 2016:

Wednesday, February 24, 2016: NO PUBLIC EVENTS Thursday, February 25, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK ICSC Arkansas Idea Exchange 12:30 p

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

02.22.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments: Lance Lindow, Benton, to the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.  Appointment expires October 1, 2017.  Replaces Patricia Staggs. Damon Reed, Conway, to the Arkansas Local Police and Fire Retirement System Board of

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