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Governor Hutchinson Issues Statement on Terror Attacks in Nice

07.15.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today released the following statement in response to the attack on Nice, France that left 84 dead and over 200 injured:

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of the victims and all those affected by

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold Teleconference from Germany Tomorrow

07.12.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a teleconference from Germany Wednesday morning in the Governor’s Conference Room to discuss the opening of the new Arkansas Economic Development office in Berlin. Members of the Arkansas media are asked to be in place 10 minutes

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Ann Clemmer as Interim Director of ADHE

07.08.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today named Ann Clemmer interim Director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE) effective upon the departure of Dr. Brett Powell, the current Director of ADHE. Dr. Powell will resign his post effective July 29 to accept the position as Vice President

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Governor Hutchinson Responds to Dallas Police Shootings

07.08.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today released the following statement in response to the attack overnight in Dallas, Texas that left five police officers dead and seven more wounded:

“My heart is with the City of Dallas, its people and the law enforcement

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Names Ateca Williams Deputy Chief of Staff for Internal Operations

07.07.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson announced his selection of Ateca Williams to serve as his Deputy Chief of Staff for Internal Operations. In addition, he will also appoint a Deputy Chief of Staff for External Operations at a later date. Both positions will report directly

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Appoints Bobby Martin to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

07.07.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today appointed Bobby L. Martin of Rogers to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Governor Hutchinson released the following statement:

“I am pleased to announce the appointment of Bobby Martin to serve on

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

07.06.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant eight pardons and one commutation. An additional 38 clemency requests were denied and 11 had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

The applicants intended for pardons

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Announce New Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioner

07.06.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will announce the appointment of a new member to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission tomorrow afternoon at the Arkansas State Capitol.

Details are as follows:

WHAT: Press Conference to Announce New Member of

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold Media Availability Tuesday

07.01.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a general media availability Tuesday morning, July 5.

Details are as follows:

WHAT: Media Availability with Governor Hutchinson

WHEN: 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 5, 2016

WHERE: Governor

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

06.29.2016

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

Robin Covington, Fort Smith, to the Arkansas Alcohol and Drug Abuse Coordinating Council. Appointment expires July 1, 2019. Reappointment. Kimberly Brown, Jonesboro, to the Arkansas Alcohol and Drug Abuse Coordinating

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