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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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Gov. Hutchinson Issues Statement on Latest Healthcare News Out of Washington

07.18.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued the following statement regarding the latest news on the health-care debate in Washington.

“My goal in recent weeks has been to help shape the national health-care debate on a repeal of Obamacare that is accompanied by

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Arkansas Among Most Improved in Nation in Fiscal Health Rankings, Mercatus Center Study Shows

07.14.2017

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island – A newly released study shows that Arkansas’ fiscal health was among the most-improved in the nation and recognizes Arkansas’ “commitment to strong, conservative fiscal policies,” Governor Asa Hutchinson said Friday from the summer meeting of the National Governor

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Gov. Hutchinson Approves Arkansas Participation in National Emergency Communication System

07.13.2017

Arkansas Joins Virginia and Wyoming as one of the first states to officially “opt in” to the FirstNet and AT&T plan

PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced that Arkansas will opt in to the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) and AT

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