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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: June 12th – June 17th

06.09.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, June 12, 2017, through Saturday, June 17, 2017: 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK Press Conference 10:30 a.m. Governor’s Conference Room 500 Woodlane St.

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Gov. Hutchinson Appoints Mary Robin Casteel Director of Alcoholic Beverage Control

06.09.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed Mary Robin Casteel as Director of the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control. Casteel has served as interim director since the departure of former director, Bud Roberts, in May.  

“The ABC faces a number of

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Gov. Hutchinson Submits Formal Federal Disaster Declaration Request for 31 Storm-ravaged Counties

06.05.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today submitted his formal request for a federal disaster declaration to the Trump administration for 31 Arkansas counties affected by severe storms, flooding and tornadoes in April and May.

“With the completion of the thorough damage assessment by

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

06.05.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant three pardons, one restoration of firearm rights only, and one commutation of a sentence. An additional 53 clemency requests were denied and four had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: June 5th – June 10th

06.02.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, June 5, 2017, through Saturday, June 10, 2017: 

Monday, June 5, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK International Economic Development Council (IEDC)  2017 Economic Future Forum 8:30 a

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ICYMI: Gov. Hutchinson Talks Health Care Reform on PBS NewsHour; Says States Need More Flexibility

05.31.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Yesterday Governor Asa Hutchinson joined Lisa Desjardins on PBS NewsHour to discuss health care reform—the ongoing debate in Washington and what the country’s governors would like to see. Click HERE to watch to the full interview. See below

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Gov. Hutchinson, ADHE Launch ArFuture Grant for 2017-2018 School Year

05.30.2017

Application Deadline is July 1st

 

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Higher Education have announced the official launch of the Arkansas Future (ArFuture) scholarship program. 

Starting today, prospective college students, including any graduate of an

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule:  May 29th – June 3rd

05.26.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, May 29, 2017, through Saturday, June 3, 2017: 

Monday, May 29, 2017:

FAYETTEVILLE Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony 9:45 a.m. Fayetteville National Cemetery 700 S Government Ave,

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USDA Designates 23 Arkansas Counties Disasters Following Severe Flooding

05.26.2017

Loss Assessment Reports Determine ‘Sufficient Production Losses’

LITTLE ROCK – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared 23 Arkansas counties disasters in the wake of spring flooding, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Friday. This designation is separate from the Presidential Disaster Declaration, which the Governor

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Gov. Hutchinson Names Mary Robin Casteel Interim Director of Alcoholic Beverage Control

05.26.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Friday that Mary Robin Casteel, an attorney with the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control, has agreed to serve as interim director of the agency. Casteel is currently a staff attorney with ABC but had planned to resign and enter private practice.

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