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Gov. Hutchinson Applauds President’s Focus and Support for Computer-Science Education Nationwide


LITTLE ROCK – President Trump’s commitment of $200 million a year to high-tech education will enhance Arkansas’ nation-leading efforts to ensure that students in every public school have access to computer-science training, Governor Asa Hutchinson said today after the President announced the plan.

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Little Rock 9’s ‘Quiet Determination’ To Resist Unfair System Changed Nation, Set Example


LITTLE ROCK – The “quiet determination” and “stubborn refusal” of the Little Rock 9 to abandon their dreams in the face of an unfair system changed the path of the nation, Governor Asa Hutchinson told the crowd gathered today on the 60th anniversary of

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


LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, September 25, 2017, through Saturday, September 30, 2017: 

Monday, September 25, 2017

LITTLE ROCK Commemoration Ceremony for the 60th Anniversary Of the Integration of Central

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Governor Hutchinson Answers Questions About Effect of Graham-Cassidy Bill on Arkansas


LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has signed a letter in support of the Graham-Cassidy Bill that the U.S. Senate is considering as a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. 

The governor has consistently opposed any change that would shift

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Arkansas Has ‘Literally Written The Book’ On Teaching Computer Literacy, Publication Says


Article Chronicles Governor Hutchinson’s Coding Initiative

LITTLE ROCK – States that are attempting to boost computer literacy in their schools are turning to Arkansas, which has inspired a national wave of interest in computer-science education, according to The 74, a news site that specializes

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments


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

Chad Pekron, Bryant, as a Special Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Arkansas. CV-17-168 The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas v. Matthew Andrews. Replaces

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Gov. Hutchinson Appoints John Shepherd as Prosecuting Attorney for the 13th Judicial District


LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed John Thomas Shepherd of El Dorado to serve as the prosecuting attorney for the 13th Judicial District. Shepherd will replace David Butler, who passed away earlier this year. Shepherd will serve until December 31, 2018, when the next prosecuting attorney

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Gov. Hutchinson Issues Statement on 16th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks


LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued the following statement in remembrance of the 16th anniversary of the attacks on September 11, 2001.

"For me, as with many Americans, September 11th is a day that brings up vivid memories and strong emotions. At the

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: September 11th – September 16th


LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, September 11, 2017, through Saturday, September 16, 2017: 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

LITTLE ROCK Arkansas Association of Energy Engineers & NEBB Energy Efficiency Conference 12:15 p.m.

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Gov. Hutchinson Announces State’s Naloxone Standing Protocol


“Naloxone in the hands of more Arkansans, including ourfirst responders, will save lives”

LITTLE ROCK –  At a news conference Wednesday afternoon, Governor Hutchinson, alongside Kirk Lane, DHS State Director of Drug Prevention, and other administration officials, announced the

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