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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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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: June 27th – July 2nd

06.27.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, June 27, 2016, through Saturday, July 2, 2016:

Tuesday, June 28, 2016:

BENTONVILLE Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Summit - Speaking 8:00 a.m. Walmart Home Office 702 SW

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Governor Hutchinson Reflects on Term as SREB Chair & Strides in Computer Science Education

06.27.2016

Welcomes Governor Edwards 

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has completed his one-year term as chair of the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) for the 2015-2016 year. Under Governor Hutchinson’s leadership, computer science education became one of the central focuses for the SREB,

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State Board of Finance to Hold Regular Quarterly Meeting

06.20.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The State Board of Finance will hold its regular quarterly meeting on Tuesday, June 21, 2016.

Details are as follows:

WHAT: First Quarter Regular Board Meeting

WHEN: 10:00 am, Tuesday, June 21, 2016

WHERE: Treasurer

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: June 20th – June 25th

06.20.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, June 20, 2016, through Saturday, June 25, 2016:

Tuesday, June 21, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK CARTI Kids Dennis Jungmeyer Scholarship Awards 2:30 p.m. Arkansas Governor’s

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​Governor Announces Statewide Initiative to Increase Access for Computer Science and STEM Careers

06.15.2016

$400,000 set for Career Initiative in Every Middle School  

LITTLE ROCK – Today, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the Learning Blade initiative, supported through a $400,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Education to the Arkansas Public School Resource Center, to increase student awareness and interest in computer

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Jon Gilmore, Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Asa Hutchinson, Announces Resignation

06.13.2016

Will Pursue Private Sector Opportunity  

LITTLE ROCK – Jon Gilmore, Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Asa Hutchinson, officially announced his resignation today. Gilmore will be leaving at the end of the month to pursue private sector opportunities and to open a consulting

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