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KAIT Jonesboro
Arkansas governor opposes tapping general revenue for roads"vigorously oppose" any highway funding ballot initiative that calls for tappin
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 56 minutes ago
"vigorously oppose" any highway funding ballot initiative that calls for tapping into general revenue for road needs. Gov. Asa Hutchinson told reporters Tuesday he opposes any attempt to divert tax revenue from new and used car sales, auto parts or... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas governor opposes tapping general revenue for roads"vigorously oppose" any highway funding ballot initiative that calls for tappin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 57 minutes ago
"vigorously oppose" any highway funding ballot initiative that calls for tapping into general revenue for road needs. Gov. Asa Hutchinson told reporters Tuesday that he opposes any attempt to divert tax revenue from new and used car sales, auto... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
JOHN BRUMMETT: Up on the high-wirethis unlikely policy by finesse, hook, crook and the sheer luck of having a cou
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 hours ago
this unlikely policy by finesse, hook, crook and the sheer luck of having a couple of competent governors, Mike Beebe and Asa Hutchinson. They worked with a small group of reasonable and smart Republican legislators, who, somehow, forged grudging... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little hit on care's cost seen by stateinsurance exchange will have a "minimal impact" on the cost of the state's expa
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
insurance exchange will have a "minimal impact" on the cost of the state's expanded Medicaid program, a spokesman for Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday. Arkansas Insurance Commissioner Allen Kerr approved the increases, which will take effect Jan.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Up on the high-wirethis unlikely policy by finesse, hook, crook and the sheer luck of having a cou
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
this unlikely policy by finesse, hook, crook and the sheer luck of having a couple of competent governors, Mike Beebe and Asa Hutchinson. They worked with a small group of reasonable and smart Republican legislators, who, somehow, forged grudging... Read more
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The Christian Post
Court Delays Law That Would Stop Planned Parenthood From Doing Abortions in ArkansasDrugs Safety Act, Act 577 was passed by the state legislature in March 2015 and
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
Drugs Safety Act, Act 577 was passed by the state legislature in March 2015 and signed into law later that year by Governor Asa Hutchinson. "It shall be unlawful to knowingly give, sell, dispense, administer, or otherwise provide or prescribe an... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hearings wrap up on Buffalo River watershed planU.S. Environmental Protection Agency grants. The plan itself is funded with EP
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grants. The plan itself is funded with EPA grant money, announced last fall by Gov. Asa Hutchinson as a part of a push to discuss conservation of the Buffalo River after years of outcry over the state’s... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sonora students help retirement home residents virtually visit favorite placesand the four students will present their project at the Facebook TechStart Tour
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
and the four students will present their project at the Facebook TechStart Tour stop Monday at the university. Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Facebook representatives plan to attend. "It's really about promoting what we do and the hard work these... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Prison execs look at lockdown cellsThe plan came in response to a series of violent incidents at several prisons i
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
The plan came in response to a series of violent incidents at several prisons in the state this summer, which prompted Gov. Asa Hutchinson to request more safeguards at the units. The additional one- and two-man cells could be used to segregate... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Mental-crisis centers' progress lagscenters got the green light earlier this year from Act 423 of 2017. A fourth ce
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
centers got the green light earlier this year from Act 423 of 2017. A fourth center was added in August when Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he'd seek $1.4 million on top of the $5 million already budgeted. When operational, the centers are... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
New HQ Opens for Arkansas RepublicansThe Republican Party of Arkansas dedicated its newest building. Governor Asa H
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted yesterday
The Republican Party of Arkansas dedicated its newest building. Governor Asa Hutchinson, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, and members of the Arkansas delegation were there to debut the recently completed "Rockefeller Republican Center" on Sixth... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lawmaker targets misuse of tax creditlarger problem there that is going unaddressed," he told his colleagues. In 20
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
larger problem there that is going unaddressed," he told his colleagues. In 2014, then-Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson of Rogers and GOP Secretary of State Mark Martin of Prairie Grove and, in 2010, Republican gubernatorial... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Licensing halt a bitter pillunfortunate situation in which these students got an education in good faith, a
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
unfortunate situation in which these students got an education in good faith, and our communities depend on them," Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Friday. "This is another example of why Congress needs to pass comprehensive immigration... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hiland's exit puts city ban up in aira very different view of that." That person is Luke Ferguson, who was sworn in
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
a very different view of that." That person is Luke Ferguson, who was sworn in Wednesday after being appointed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson. Ferguson was attending a conference and unavailable for comment late last week. Wilcox said he doesn't plan... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
New Jersey firm buys Splash Car Wash, Jiffy Lube in LR for $2.8Man $850,000 mortgage with Fayetteville-based Signature Bank that matures in 204
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
an $850,000 mortgage with Fayetteville-based Signature Bank that matures in 2042. Bazzelle recently was appointed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson to the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling. IFP Realty LLC, of Madison, Ala., paid $850,000 for the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hispanics lead state's workforce, governor says in Springdaleunemployment rate of any ethnic group in the state at a time when statewide une
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
unemployment rate of any ethnic group in the state at a time when statewide unemployment has reached a record low, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Friday. Surpassing the state's high threshold of industriousness alone is a tribute to the Hispanic... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State rates jump as subsidy paid to insurers endsin August. Kerr approved the smaller increases that month, which assumed the su
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
in August. Kerr approved the smaller increases that month, which assumed the subsidies continued throughout 2018. Gov. Asa Hutchinson said in a statement Friday that he was working with state agencies and the insurers "to minimize the impact of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
MASTERSON ONLINE: Overlooking the obviousmonitoring its foul emissions. While not a perfect comparison, it’s close to t
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
monitoring its foul emissions. While not a perfect comparison, it’s close to the situation created last year by Gov. Asa Hutchinson after the widespread public outcry arose over our state permitting a hog factory into the precious Buffalo... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Trump's decision to cut subsidies may result in higher premiums for health insurancethe lower income customers who receive tax credits on their federal taxes,” Pak
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
the lower income customers who receive tax credits on their federal taxes,” Pakko said. A spokesperson for Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson said it was too early to determine how the ending of subsidies would affect other parts of the complicated... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Failing the stateaction and serve Arkansans properly. We call on those to whom our Department of
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
action and serve Arkansans properly. We call on those to whom our Department of Environmental Quality answers--namely, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Pollution Control and Ecology Commission--to strongly remind the agency of its core mission and to... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
State addresses prision security concerns after recent incidentsLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Governor Asa Hutchinson has called on the Arkansas
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 5 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Governor Asa Hutchinson has called on the Arkansas Department of Correction to address recent security issues and assaults at multiple prison facilities. Correction Director Wendy Kelley is confident their plan will make... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Jan Morgan Forms Exploratory Committee For Arkansas Governor Bidpublic speaker, and Fox News contributor, has formed an exploratory committee t
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 5 days ago
public speaker, and Fox News contributor, has formed an exploratory committee to consider a GOP challenge to Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson. Morgan has been rumored to be considering a bid for several weeks. Content partner, KATV News, confirmed... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Gun Range Owner Exploring Bid for Arkansas Governorcommittee for next year's governor's race and will soon launch a listening tour
Arkansas Business / Posted 6 days ago
committee for next year's governor's race and will soon launch a listening tour around the state. Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who was first elected in 2014, announced in May he was seeking re-election. In a Facebook post announcing... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bill would stiffen penalties if laws on alcohol flouted at Arkansas restaurants, bars, nightclubscriminal complaints at the Power Ultra Lounge over four years before the July s
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
criminal complaints at the Power Ultra Lounge over four years before the July shooting. In the wake of the shooting, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the creation of a joint task force of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. Federals... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State shift bars 9 nurse hopefulsclasses, according to officials at 19 schools who have responded to an Arkansas
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
classes, according to officials at 19 schools who have responded to an Arkansas Democrat-Gazette survey. Meanwhile, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he will not request a "specific review" into whether the Arkansas State Board of Nursing previously... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Room at the topenthusiasm for this newest form of vocational training. "The threat from cyber
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
enthusiasm for this newest form of vocational training. "The threat from cyber crimes is very real," explained the Hon. Asa Hutchinson, who in another life was an under-secretary of Homeland Security in the nation's capital. He rightly calls... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pet projects strike outa self-serving law to make sure it does not rise from the dead, perhaps in some
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
a self-serving law to make sure it does not rise from the dead, perhaps in some new but equally offensive form. Governor Asa Hutchinson wasted no time in praising the high court's decision. "I am pleased with today's Supreme Court decision," he... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Adding kids to coverage advanceswere published for public comment in July, come after the passage of a resoluti
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
were published for public comment in July, come after the passage of a resolution by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson during this year's session urging Hutchinson to extend the state's Medicaid coverage to Marshallese... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3-part plan unveiled for safer state prisonsa three-pronged plan to correct security problems at prisons that have dealt wi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
a three-pronged plan to correct security problems at prisons that have dealt with a spate of violence this summer. Gov. Asa Hutchinson endorsed the "action plan," announced by the Department of Correction in a late-afternoon news release, while... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR hospital's new lab to give kids, the pregnant workoutsnutrition center visitors Tuesday. Children's Hospital staff members gave tour
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
nutrition center visitors Tuesday. Children's Hospital staff members gave tours of the new lab Tuesday and invited Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin and University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt. "This will make a... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Arkansas prisons adding safeguards after disturbancesfacilities, which include assaults on three guards by inmates at two separate f
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 6 days ago
facilities, which include assaults on three guards by inmates at two separate facilities on the same day last month. Gov. Asa Hutchinson ordered the department to come up with an action plan in response to the disturbances. The department did not... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Conway elementary students grow their own foodHow many healthy lunches do you remember eating in elementary school? Students
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 6 days ago
How many healthy lunches do you remember eating in elementary school? Students in Conway do it every day. Governor Asa Hutchinson proclaimed October Arkansas Farm to School Month. It's a nationwide effort to connect schools with local farms and the... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Arkansas prisons adding safeguards after disturbancesfacilities, which include assaults on three guards by inmates at two separate f
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 6 days ago
facilities, which include assaults on three guards by inmates at two separate facilities on the same day last month. Gov. Asa Hutchinson ordered the department to come up with an action plan in response to the disturbances. The department did not... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
After series of assaults, new security measures announced for Arkansas lockupsa string of violent incidents, including multiple assaults on guards, at maximu
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
a string of violent incidents, including multiple assaults on guards, at maximum security facilities, which prompted Gov. Asa Hutchinson in September to request a plan from the department, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette previously reported. "I... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Department of Correction Announces Additional SafeguardsPINE BLUFF, Ark. (News release) - At the direction of Governor Asa Hutchinson,
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 6 days ago
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (News release) - At the direction of Governor Asa Hutchinson, the Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) is announcing an action plan to address safety concerns within the state’s prison system following incidents at several maximum... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Gun range owner exploring bid for Arkansas governorcommittee for next year's governor's race and will soon launch a listening tour
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
committee for next year's governor's race and will soon launch a listening tour around the state. Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who was first elected in 2014, announced in May he was seeking re-election. In a Facebook post announcing... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Gun rights advocate who declared firing range 'Muslim-free' exploring bid for Governorforming an exploratory committee and will travel around Arkansas as she conside
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 6 days ago
forming an exploratory committee and will travel around Arkansas as she considers whether to run against Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson next year. Hutchinson announced in May that he was seeking a second term. Morgan owns the Gun Cave Indoor... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
White Cane Safety Day Event Planned Oct. 13LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) - Gov. Asa Hutchinson has proclaimed Sunday, O
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 6 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) - Gov. Asa Hutchinson has proclaimed Sunday, Oct. 15 as White Cane Safety Day in Arkansas, in conjunction with Blind Awareness and National Disability Employment Awareness Months. For people all over the country who... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Gun range owner exploring bid for Arkansas governorcommittee for next year's governor's race and will soon launch a listening tour
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 days ago
committee for next year's governor's race and will soon launch a listening tour around the state. Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who was first elected in 2014, announced in May he was seeking re-election. In a Facebook post announcing... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Gun range owner exploring bid for Arkansas governorcommittee for next year's governor's race and will soon launch a listening tour
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
committee for next year's governor's race and will soon launch a listening tour around the state. Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who was first elected in 2014, announced in May he was seeking re-election. In a Facebook post announcing... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Gun range owner exploring bid for Arkansas governorcommittee for next year's governor's race and will soon launch a listening tour
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 days ago
committee for next year's governor's race and will soon launch a listening tour around the state. Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who was first elected in 2014, announced in May he was seeking re-election. In a Facebook post announcing... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas gun range owner to study possibility of running for governorand determine the level of campaign funding that would be available before deci
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
and determine the level of campaign funding that would be available before deciding whether to challenge Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson. Wunder said Morgan believes "the governor talks like a conservative and governs like a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lottery's September take rises $3.3Mdraw-game ticket revenue inched up by about $160,000 to $5.9 million, the lotte
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
draw-game ticket revenue inched up by about $160,000 to $5.9 million, the lottery said Monday in its monthly report to Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the co-chairmen of the Legislative Council's lottery oversight subcommittee. The lottery's revenue also... Read more
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Arkansas Business
No Easy Path For Arkansas-backed Local Projects (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)complex. Files has not been charged with a crime and says he is cooperating wit
Arkansas Business / Posted 8 days ago
complex. Files has not been charged with a crime and says he is cooperating with law enforcement. Earlier this year, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and lawmakers agreed to not direct any surplus money toward legislative projects. Instead, the money went... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Guns, GIF, And The Governor’s Racegovernor’s race in 2018, Gray said that several people are privately discussing
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 8 days ago
governor’s race in 2018, Gray said that several people are privately discussing a challenge to incumbent Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson. “There are definitely people talking about it, nobody ready to put their name out there yet,” he... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Former DHS aide starts job as deputy AGcreated when Butch Reeves departed the attorney general's office to work as sen
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
created when Butch Reeves departed the attorney general's office to work as senior adviser for criminal justice for Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Deere said. Reeves' salary is $105,000 a year in the governor's office -- up from his $101,000 a year salary... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The NRA wins againearly this year in Arkansas. State Rep. Charlie Collins had his bill to allow
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
early this year in Arkansas. State Rep. Charlie Collins had his bill to allow concealed weapons on college campuses. Gov. Asa Hutchinson resisted a bit, saying he would insist on additional concealed-carry training requirements for those taking... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Task force on state's taxes gets down to itof $464 million and refunds of $67 million. • collected $469 million in motor
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
of $464 million and refunds of $67 million. • collected $469 million in motor vehicle fuel taxes. Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson said it hasn't been determined when he will appear before the task force to outline his views. "The task... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Balking by locals sidelines shelterlaw enforcement officers come in contact. The sheriff had advocated for Craigh
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
law enforcement officers come in contact. The sheriff had advocated for Craighead County to be chosen as a site when Gov. Asa Hutchinson granted $1.6 million to four locations under Arkansas Act 423 of 2017, which called for an increase in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Constructing a communityin south Arkansas the Delta Rhythm and Bayous Highway was approved by the Arkan
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
in south Arkansas the Delta Rhythm and Bayous Highway was approved by the Arkansas Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Asa Hutchinson in March. Two days prior to the bill's signing, the alliance received a letter from the Arkansas Educational... Read more
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