Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: July 3 – July 9

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, July 3, 2022, through Saturday, July 9, 2022:  Wednesday, July 6, 2022 LITTLE ROCK Arkansas Game & Fish Announcement 1:30 p.m. Main Hall Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center  Thursday, July 7, 2022 LITTLE ROCK Press Conference  10 […]

Governor Hutchinson’s Weekly Address | Independence Day at Arkansas State Parks

Governor Hutchinson’s weekly radio address can be found in MP3 format and downloaded HERE. LITTLE ROCK – Today I’d like to talk about the Fourth of July, or Independence Day, in Arkansas, the state with enough lakes, rivers, hiking trails, and outdoor festivals to accommodate 3 million Arkansans and visitors as we celebrate the 246 years of our Nation’s independence. And of […]

Governor Lauds Roe Reversal, Directs Health Department to Enforce State Abortion Law

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson offered these remarks today at a news conference at the office of Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. This is a historic day.  In 1973, when I was a young law student at the University of Arkansas, Roe versus Wade came down from the United States Supreme Court establishing abortion as […]

Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: June 26 – July 2

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Sunday, June 26, 2022, through Saturday, July 2, 2022:  Monday, June 27, 2022 MARYLAND SelectUSA Investment Summit  Thursday, June 30, 2022 LITTLE ROCK Education Achievement Ceremony 11:30 a.m. Governor’s Mansion  Schedule is subject to change. For further updates from Governor […]

Governor Hutchinson’s Weekly Address | Supporting our Teachers

Governor Hutchinson’s weekly radio address can be found in MP3 format and downloaded HERE. LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas’s education system greatly depends on our ability to attract and retain teachers. We need to make sure the pay reflects the importance of their job and our respect for their role in shaping the lives of the next generation of leaders. When the pandemic impacted […]

Governor Appoints Secretary of Veterans Affairs to University of Arkansas Board of Trustees 

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has appointed Colonel (U.S. Army, Retired) Nathaniel “Nate” Todd, Secretary of the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs, to the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees. Colonel Todd is a 37-year veteran of the Army and Army Reserve, where his roles included Director of Health Financial Policy for the U.S Army Surgeon […]

Governor Asa Hutchinson Appoints Secretary of Transformation and Shared Services 

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the appointment of Mitch Rouse as Secretary of the Department of Transformation and Shared Services. “Mitch has shown his dedication to Arkansas, and I have full confidence that he will continue to lead the transformation efforts,” Governor Hutchinson said, “He has invaluable experience serving the state and will be a great fit […]

Governor Hutchinson’s Weekly Address | Strengthening Arkansas’s Relationship with Israel

Governor Hutchinson’s weekly radio address can be found in MP3 format and downloaded HERE. LITTLE ROCK – I signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Israel Innovation Authority this week, and today I’d like to talk about what this means to Arkansas. On Tuesday, my economic development team gathered with Dr. Ami Appelbaum, Chairman of the Innovation Authority, and Livia Link, Consul […]

Governor Hutchinson Announces Tax Appeals Commission to Resolve State Tax Disputes

LITTLE ROCK – In the 2021 Regular Session of the 93rd General Assembly, legislators passed Act 586 “The Tax Appeals Commission Act”. This new act directed the state to create, within the Department of Inspector General, an independent agency with tax expertise to hear and resolve disputes between the Department of Finance and Administration and taxpayers […]

Governor Hutchinson’s Weekly Address Arkansas Boys and Girls State

Governor Hutchinson’s weekly radio address can be found in MP3 format and downloaded HERE. LITTLE ROCK – Hundreds of high school students explored the halls of the Arkansas Capitol last week during the annual exercise in government known as Girls State and Boys State. The week-long programs, which are sponsored by the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary, offer rising seniors […]