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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Attend Veterans Affairs Office Ribbon Cutting Thursday

01.27.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will attend a ribbon cutting at the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs’ Forrest City office on Thursday. This regional office is the fifth ADVA office to open over the past three months to better serve nearly 250,000 veterans living in

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces $6M Public-Private Partnership for Teach for America

01.27.2016

Investment to Benefit 9,000 Students in Low-Income Communities and Establish New Partnership with Little Rock School District

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson announced today that his office will fund an investment of $3 million in Teach For America–Arkansas that will have a lasting impact

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold News Conference with Teach for America Wednesday

01.26.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a news conference on Wednesday in partnership with Teach for America to make a special announcement regarding education in southern and eastern parts of Arkansas and in Little Rock.

Details are as follows:

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Gov. Hutchinson Names Jim von Gremp to Higher Education Coordinating Board

01.26.2016

LITTLE ROCK - Governor Asa Hutchinson today named Jim von Gremp of Rogers to the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board (AHECB) effective March 1, 2016. 

Von Gremp will replace Horace Hardwick, of Bentonville, who resigned in December 2015.

Von Gremp has served as a member

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: January 25th and 26th

01.25.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of Governor Asa Hutchinson’s publicly scheduled events on Monday, January 25th and Tuesday, January 26th:

Monday, January 25, 2016:

JONESBORO Northeast Arkansas Career and Technical Center Tour 9:00 am

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Gov. Hutchinson announces two firearms-related manufacturers will create new jobs in Arkansas

01.21.2016

SIG Sauer will open a new premium ammunition manufacturing facility that employs more than 50 people in Jacksonville and Remington Outdoor Company will add 84 new jobs at the ammunition manufacturing facility in Lonoke. These are two companies the Governor reached out to very early in his administration (called SIG Sauer

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces New Highway Program; No New Taxes

01.19.2016

PROVIDES MATCH FOR $2 BILLION IN FEDERAL HIGHWAY FUNDING OVER 10 YEARS

LITTLE ROCK – At a news conference at the Capitol today, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced his recommendation for a new highway program for the state. The Governor’s recommendation provides a state investment

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Announce Recommendation for New Highway Funding Formula Today

01.19.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a news conference this afternoon to announce his recommendation for a new highway funding formula. 

Details are as follows:

WHAT:  Governor Hutchinson to Announce New Highway Funding Recommendation

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: January 17th – January 19th

01.15.2016

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, January 17, 2016, through Tuesday, January 19, 2016:

Sunday, January 17, 2016:

LITTLE ROCK 38th Annual March for Life 2:00 p.m. Arkansas State Capitol 500 Woodlane Street

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

01.15.2016

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments: Claude Graves, Bono, to the Arkansas Rural Development Commission.  Appointment expires December 31, 2020.  Replaces Max Tackett. Lynn Hawkins, Lexa, to the Arkansas Rural Development Commission.  Appointment expires December 31, 2020.  Reappointment.

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