Press Releases


Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: September 23rd – September 29th

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Governor Hutchinson Appoints Judge Finkelstein as Special Associate Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court

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Governor Hutchinson Appoints Judge Tabor as Special Associate Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: September 16th – September 22nd

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Coverage Closures for Arkansas Works Recipients Who Did Not Meet Work & Community Engagement Requirement for Three Months

43,655 meeting work requirement or exempt from reporting, 4,353 closed

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Governor Hutchinson Remembers 17th Anniversary  of September 11, 2001

“We will never forget that Tuesday morning”

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: September 9th – September 15th

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent  to Grant Executive Clemency

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Governor Hutchinson Touts Repeal of Over 15,000 Pages of Arkansas Rules and Regulations

“The Housecleaning Bill” repeals nearly 25 percent of all rules and regulations

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K-12 Coding Programs Can Compete for New Computer Science Education Grant, Governor Hutchinson Announces

State’s Certified Computer Science Teachers to Have License Renewal Waived,
Receive Membership to National Association for Computer Science Educators

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Proclamation Request Guidelines

Proclamations are issued by the Office of the Governor to increase awareness of important issues across the state.

  1. Proclamation requests and wording may be submitted using the Proclamation Request Form.
  2. All proclamations must be submitted to the Office of Correspondence with at least a 30-day notice to allow for the approval process and the production of the document itself.
  3. Proclamations may recognize a day, week, or month.
  4. Each proclamation request MUST come from an Arkansas resident. This includes requests from national, international, or out-of-state organizations.
  5. Proclamations are not issued in honor of living individuals or of organizations. Other forms of recognition for individuals are provided. For more information, contact the Office of Correspondence at 501-682-3623.
  6. Proclamations must have statewide significance.
  7. Proclamations should reflect inclusiveness, not exclusiveness, and recognize that the strength of our democracy is our diversity. It must not take sides in matters of political, ideological, or religious controversy, or individual convictions.
  8. Proclamations are not automatically renewed. Requests must be made on an annual basis. If the request is for a repeat of a previous proclamation, a copy of that document should be included with the request form.
  9. Proclamations are issued at the discretion of the Governor and must be approved by the Governor's Office.
  10. Each request should include the exact wording of your proclamation. However, the Governor's Office reserves the right to alter the wording of any requested proclamation.
  11. If your request for a proclamation is denied, you may be offered a letter from the Governor in its place.
  12. Organizations are limited to two proclamation requests within the same calendar year. Please prioritize your requests.
  13. Please do not make announcements or plans for the proclamation until you have received word of its approval from the Governor's staff.
  14. Proclamations must not be used in whole or as part of a for-profit advertisement or commercial promotion.
  15. All proclamations, once finalized, are posted on the Governor's Web site.

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