Governor appoints Steven Anthony to Racing Commission

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed Steven M. Anthony to the Arkansas Racing Commission. Mr. Anthony was born in Fayetteville and grew up in Fordyce, where he graduated from high school in 1979. He is president of Anthony Timberlands Inc. (ATI). “Steven Anthony is Arkansas to his core,” Governor Hutchinson said today. “He grew […]

Governor Hutchinson’s Weekly Address | U.S. Steel

Governor Hutchinson’s weekly radio address can be found in MP3 format and downloaded HERE. LITTLE ROCK – This week, we announced an economic development win for Arkansas that is the largest single project investment in state history. Today, I’d like to share some details about the new U.S. Steel plant, which eventually will create more than 900 high-paying jobs and will make Mississippi […]

Governor Hutchinson Talks Increasing Cases, Receiving Testing Kits In Weekly Briefing 

LITTLE ROCK – At his weekly news briefing today, Governor Asa Hutchinson discussed the state receiving at-home COVID tests and increasing case numbers. COVID-19 Total active cases have doubled since last week, rising from 32,000 cases to over 64,000 cases since last Tuesday. Hospitalizations have increased by 373 since last week. Governor Hutchinson announced that the response […]

Arkansas Receives At-Home Testing Kits, Governor Hutchinson Requests Funds From ARPA

LITTLE ROCK – In December, Governor Hutchinson directed the Arkansas Department of Health to acquire 1.5 million rapid at-home tests to be available for free to Arkansans. Arkansas has received the first shipment of 211,000 at-home testing kits and the process of delivering those to the respective distribution locations will begin shortly. Governor Hutchinson said that […]

Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Schedule: January 9 – January 15

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, January 9, 2022, through Saturday, January 15, 2022:  Sunday, January 9, 2022 NATIONAL CNN State of the Union 8 a.m. Check your local listings Tuesday, January 11, 2022 LITTLE ROCK Governor Hutchinson Addresses Joint Budget Committee 9 a.m. Big Mac […]

Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Schedule: January 9 – January 15

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, January 9, 2022, through Saturday, January 15, 2022:  Sunday, January 9, 2022 NATIONAL CNN State of the Union 8 a.m. Check your local listings Tuesday, January 11, 2022 LITTLE ROCK Governor Hutchinson Addresses Joint Budget Committee 9 a.m. Big Mac […]

Governor Hutchinson’s Weekly Address | Arkansas W.I.N.S.

Governor Hutchinson’s weekly radio address can be found in MP3 format and downloaded HERE. LITTLE ROCK – Today I’d like to talk about how Arkansas has grown stronger over the last year and my plan for continuing that growth into the future. Thanks to the people of Arkansas, we have made this state one of the premier locations for business owners to […]

Governor Hutchinson Talks Increasing Cases, Testing Demands In Weekly Briefing 

LITTLE ROCK – At his weekly news briefing today, Governor Asa Hutchinson discussed COVID tests and increasing case numbers. COVID-19 Arkansas had the highest number of new cases reported in one day, and the highest number of active cases since the beginning of the pandemic. With the addition of several thousand new cases and increasing demand on […]

Governor Hutchinson’s Weekly Address | Overcoming a Year of Challenges

Governor Hutchinson’s weekly radio address can be found in MP3 format and downloaded HERE. LITTLE ROCK – As we close out another tough year, I’d like to praise the 3 million people who call Arkansas home. Arkansans always are the first to arrive, they give all they have, and they don’t leave until the job is done. During this last year, Arkansas […]