Governor Creates Cyber Advisory Council To Identify and Manage Threats To Government, Industry

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has created the Arkansas Cyber Advisory Council to identify and manage the risk of cyberattacks and to enhance the state’s response to threats and attacks, the Governor announced today. “The hacks of the Colonial pipeline and JBS Foods were an urgent reminder that cybercriminals are actively looking for targets,” Governor Hutchinson […]

Governor Hutchinson to Provide  Weekly Media Briefing Tomorrow

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will provide a weekly briefing to media tomorrow afternoon at the Department of Human Services. The Governor will discuss various topics of the day including the new ARHOME waiver application. The Governor will also make an announcement regarding cybersecurity for the State of Arkansas. The briefing will be live streamed on […]

Governor Hutchinson to Tour Flood Damage in Southeast Arkansas Tomorrow

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold media a media availability with local leaders tomorrow in Dumas to discuss the recent flooding in southeast Arkansas. The governor will also tour the affected areas during his visit. WHAT:               Governor Hutchinson to Tour Flood Damage in Southeast Arkansas Tomorrow WHEN:       […]

Governor Hutchinson Declares Emergency in Response to Southeast Arkansas Flooding

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has declared a state of emergency in response to recent flooding in southeast Arkansas. This declaration comes after over a foot of rain fell on some communities in a 24-hour period. “After discussions with community members, local leaders, and the Division of Emergency Management, it quickly became clear that assistance […]

Governor Appoints TV News Veteran As Communications Director

LITTLE ROCK – Shealyn Sowers, an executive producer at KARK and FOX16, will be the new director of communications for the Governor’s Office, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced today. She will start June 16. “Shealyn grew up in Arkansas, went to high school and college in Arkansas, and has worked her entire career as a journalist in […]

Governor Calls Next Board of Apportionment Meeting

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has called a meeting of the Board of Apportionment for 4 p.m. today, June 7, 2021, in Room 151 in the State Capitol. Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and Arkansas Secretary of State John Thurston will join the Governor for the Board’s second meeting. The Board intends to hold an […]

Governor Hutchinson’s Weekly Address | The Critical Importance of Infrastructure Investment

Governor Hutchinson’s weekly radio address can be found in MP3 format and downloaded HERE. LITTLE ROCK – Two weeks ago, we were all alarmed to learn about a significant crack in a beam that supports the I-40 Hernando DeSoto Bridge, which connects Arkansas and Tennessee. Inspectors found no other problems, and now that the repair has begun, we can breathe easier. I […]

Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Schedule: June 6 – June 12

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, June 6, 2021, through Saturday, June 12, 2021:  Monday, June 7, 2021 LITTLE ROCK Southern Association of State Departments of Agriculture 8:30 a.m. Live Stream: ARCAN Marriott Hotel 3 Statehouse Plaza Little Rock, Arkansas LITTLE ROCK Little Rock Port – McClellan-Kerr […]

Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Schedule: June 6 – June 12

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, June 6, 2021, through Saturday, June 12, 2021:  Monday, June 7, 2021 LITTLE ROCK Southern Association of State Departments of Agriculture 8:30 a.m. Live Stream: ARCAN Marriott Hotel 3 Statehouse Plaza Little Rock, Arkansas LITTLE ROCK Little Rock Port – McClellan-Kerr […]