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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Hold Teleconference from Japan this Afternoon

11.17.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a teleconference from Japan Tuesday afternoon in the Governor’s Conference Room. There is no call-in number, and media must be present to participate. The Governor will provide updates from his trip thus far and open it

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Issues Full Statement on Syrian Refugees

11.16.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on Syrian refugees: “As governor, I oppose any facility or installation in Arkansas being used as a Syrian refugee center.   Many of the Syrian refugees are fleeing violence in their own country but

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

11.13.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments: Steve Rogers, Russellville, to the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame Board.  Appointment expires September 1, 2021.  Replaces Kathy Wheatley.

Roy Wert, Menifee, to the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame Board.

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: November 11th – November 13th

11.10.2015

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of Governor Asa Hutchinson’s publicly scheduled events from Wednesday, November 11th, through Friday, November 13th:

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Veterans Day:

NORTH LITTLE ROCK Central Arkansas Veterans Day Ceremony

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Trade Mission to Japan/China

11.06.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) Executive Director Mike Preston will travel to Japan and China November 15-24 on a business recruitment trip.

The purpose of the trip is to meet with prospective companies considering locating or expanding in

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Governor Asa Hutchinson to Announce Trade Mission; Hold News Availability Today

11.06.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will share details about an upcoming trade mission at a media availability this afternoon. Details are as follows: WHAT: Media Availability – Announce Upcoming Trade Mission WHEN:  1:30 pm, Friday, November 6, 2015 WHERE:  Governor

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

11.04.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant 12 pardons and one restoration of firearms rights only. An additional 48 clemency requests were denied. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

The 12 applicants intended for pardons and the applicant intended

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule:  November 4th – November 7th

11.03.2015

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of Governor Asa Hutchinson’s publicly scheduled events from Wednesday, November 4th, through Saturday, November 7th:

Wednesday, November 4, 2015:

LITTLE ROCK National Truck and Industrial Safety Awards State Trucking

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Gov. Hutchinson Sends Cuba Letter to Congressional Leadership; Urges Flexibility in Credit Extension

11.02.2015

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Hutchinson today sent a letter to the majority and minority leadership in both chambers of Congress regarding his recent three-day trade mission to Cuba. In the letter, Governor Hutchinson urges Congress to allow “flexibility in credit extension” to the island

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Gov. Hutchinson Addresses Cybersecurity in Detroit, MI; Honored By Border Patrol in Washington, D.C.

10.29.2015

LITTLE ROCK – On Monday, at the invitation of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, Governor Asa Hutchinson, the former – and first – Undersecretary of Homeland Security, took part in an international cybersecurity summit in Detroit where he addressed the very real risks cybersecurity poses to

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