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Gov. Hutchinson to Meet with Farmers as Part of Two-Day, Seven-County Turnrow Tour of East & NE AR

08.08.2017

Discussions to Focus on Flooding and Row Crop Farming

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced a two-day, seven-county “Turnrow Tour” of east and northeast Arkansas farms. The purpose of the tour is to meet with—and listen to—Arkansas

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

08.07.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant 21 pardons and 1 restoration of firearm rights only. An additional 55 clemency requests were denied and 4 had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

The applicants intended

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule:  August 7th – August 12th

08.04.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, August 7, 2017, through Saturday, August 12, 2017: 

Tuesday, August 8, 2017:

GENTRY Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Gentry Career and Technical Education Center 11:00 a.m. 1121 Swepco

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: July 31st – August 5th

07.28.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, July 31, 2017, through Saturday, August 5, 2017: 

Monday, July 31, 2017:

BENTONVILLE NWA Emerging Leaders "Ready to Run" Program 8:15 a.m. The Record 104

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Gov. Hutchinson Applauds Low Health Insurance Rate Requests

07.26.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Requests for increases in health insurance rates for 2018 are among the lowest in the United States thanks to broad-based participation in the individual marketplace, largely driven by the Arkansas Works program, Governor Hutchinson said Wednesday in reaction to a report from Arkansas Insurance Commissioner

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

07.24.2017

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

Thomas McArthur, Hot Springs, to the State Board of Barber Examiners. Appointment expires June 30, 2023. Reappointment.

Lori Griffin, Van Buren, to the Southern Regional Education Board. Appointment expires

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule:  July 24th – July 29th

07.21.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, July 24, 2017, through Saturday, July 29, 2017: 

Wednesday, July 26, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK VC FinTech Demo Day  2:30 p.m. Clinton Presidential Center 1200 President Clinton

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Gov. Hutchinson Issues Statement Applauding USDA Agreement Permitting U.S. Rice Exports to China

07.20.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued the statement below applauding the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s announced agreement permitting U.S. rice exports to China for the first time.

“The news today announcing that the U.S. is now

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Arkansas Water Quality Shows Dramatic Improvement

07.20.2017

EPA Announces 335 Waters Now Meeting Standards

LITTLE ROCK – According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Arkansas’s water has dramatically improved. In a Thursday morning meeting in Little Rock, Governor Asa Hutchinson met with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt during his visit to Arkansas

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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Completion of Arkansas Public School Computer Network High-Speed Broadband

07.20.2017

Arkansas 1 of only 6 States with 100% Connectivity

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the completion of the Arkansas Public School Computer Network (APSCN), the high-speed broadband upgrade for 100 percent of the state’s K-12 school systems. The completion of this two-year project catapults Arkansas to

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