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Gov. Hutchinson Sends Cuba Letter to Congressional Leadership; Urges Flexibility in Credit Extension

11.02.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Hutchinson today sent a letter to the majority and minority leadership in both chambers of Congress regarding his recent three-day trade mission to Cuba. In the letter, Governor Hutchinson urges Congress to allow “flexibility in credit extension” to the island

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Gov. Hutchinson Addresses Cybersecurity in Detroit, MI; Honored By Border Patrol in Washington, D.C.

10.29.2015

LITTLE ROCK – On Monday, at the invitation of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, Governor Asa Hutchinson, the former – and first – Undersecretary of Homeland Security, took part in an international cybersecurity summit in Detroit where he addressed the very real risks cybersecurity poses to

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Letter to Legislative Task Force in Response to TSG Report

10.28.2015

LITTLE ROCK - Below is the letter Governor Asa Hutchinson sent to the Legislative Task Force on Healthcare Reform in response to The Stephens Group Report.

Letter to Legislative Task Force

CONTACT: Press Shop (press@governor.arkansas.gov or 501.682.3612)

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule:  October 27th – October 30th

10.27.2015

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of Governor Asa Hutchinson’s publicly scheduled events from Tuesday, October 27th, through Friday, October 30th:

Tuesday, October 27, 2015:

HOT SPRINGS 2015 Fall Assessor's Conference Speaking 1:00 pm Arlington Hotel

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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Updated Computer Science Numbers; More than 2,000 Enrolled in New Course

10.22.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the newest computer science numbers at an event in Fort Smith earlier today. To date, 3,973 students are enrolled in computer science courses, with more than 550 students taking more than one course. 2,004 students are currently enrolled

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces New Executive Director of Arkansas Parks and Tourism

10.22.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced Kane Webb as the next executive director for the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The Parks, Recreation and Travel Commission confirmed the Governor’s recommendation in a vote Thursday morning.

Governor Hutchinson

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Appoints Chalk Mitchell as First Judicial Circuit Judge

10.21.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed Chalk Mitchell as First Judicial Circuit Judge.

Governor Hutchinson issued the following statement on Chalk Mitchell: “I have known Chalk Mitchell for more than 10 years. It’s an honor to appoint

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

10.21.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments: Charles Carrington, Pine Bluff, to the Board of Electrical Examiners of the State of Arkansas.  Appointment expires June 15, 2019.  Replaces Robert Robinson. Roger Polston, Cave City, to the Board of Electrical

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Governor Hutchinson to Encourage Arkansans to Get Flu Shots; Will Receive His Own

10.15.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will join the state’s Surgeon General, Dr. Greg Bledsoe, and the Director of the Arkansas Department of Health, Dr. Nathan Smith, tomorrow to encourage Arkansans to get their flu shots. Governor Hutchinson, Dr. Bledsoe and Dr. Smith will

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces New Payment Integrity Unit

10.15.2015

LITTLE ROCK – One of the elements identified by Governor Asa Hutchinson for health care reform in Arkansas is to strengthen Medicaid program integrity. To that end, the Department of Human Services Division of Medical Services (DMS) and the Office of Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG), at

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