Tagged: asa hutchinson

Lecheek Nutrition Investing $6.7M, Will Create 100 Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2016 10:46 am

Lecheek Nutrition is investing $6.7 million in a new facility that will expand its operations in Harrison and add 100 new jobs.

Nucor Corp. Plans New $230M Mill at Blytheville, 100 Jobs

by Lance Turner 9/20/2016 4:01 pm

Nucor Corp. says it will add a $230 million cold mill to its Blytheville operation as it seeks to grow sales to the automotive market.

Asa Hutchinson: Use Tobacco Money for Disabled Programs

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/13/2016 1:08 pm

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is proposing tapping into $8.5 million in unused money from the state's 1999 settlement with tobacco companies to provide more services to the developmentally disabled.

American Airlines to Invest $2M, Bring 60 Jobs to Little Rock

by Lance Turner and Sarah Campbell 9/13/2016 10:50 am

A subsidiary of American Airlines Group says it will invest $2 million to establish a new aircraft maintenance facility at the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.

Asa Hutchinson, Doctors Criticize Medical Marijuana Push

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/12/2016 1:05 pm

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and some of the state's top doctors are criticizing efforts to legalize medical marijuana, accusing backers of two ballot measures of misleading voters about the benefits of the drug.

ARA Names Two Scholars, Two Fellows

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/8/2016 1:24 pm

The Arkansas Research Alliance, the University of Arkansas for Medical Science and Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday announced two new ARA scholars and two new ARA fellows.

Asa Hutchinson Announces School Coding Competition

by Sarah Campbell 9/7/2016 12:44 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces the new Governor's All-Region and All-State Coding Competition.

Urban League Report Examines Hispanics, African Americans in Arkansas

by Sarah Campbell 9/1/2016 11:34 am

The Urban League of the State of Arkansas releases its first yearly report examining the "State of African Americans and Hispanics in Arkansas."

Governor, FDA Sign Agreement Extending NCTR Program

by Sarah Campbell 8/31/2016 11:45 am

Arkansas has signed a memorandum of understanding to extend its partnership with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) in Jefferson County.

Recruiting Billion-Dollar Shandong Sun Paper Mill Starts With Breakfast

by George Waldon 8/22/2016 12:00 am

The future pulp mill site, five miles south of Arkadelphia, represents Shandong Sun Paper’s first North American project. Construction of the complex is expected to begin a year from now and produce 250 new jobs to staff it when fully operational in 2020.

Issue 3: A Job-Luring Amendment, or Corporate Welfare?

by Mark Friedman 8/22/2016 12:00 am

If Arkansas voters approve an amendment to the state Constitution in November, supporters say it will help bring more companies and jobs to the state. Opponents say it’s corporate welfare.

American Railcar to Open Corbitt Manufacturing Facility in Paragould

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/17/2016 2:54 pm

Corbitt Manufacturing Co., a subsidiary of American Railcar Industries Inc. of St. Charles, Missouri, says it will open a new facility in Paragold that will create up 60 new jobs.

Shared Services Center in Fort Smith to Add More Than 100 Jobs

by Alexis Hosticka 8/15/2016 4:32 pm

Shared Services Center-Fort Smith, a provider of business office support functions for hospitals and health care facilities, will expand its presence in Fort Smith's Phoenix Center.

EDA Awards $1.4M in Grants to Northwest Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/12/2016 2:56 pm

The Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce announces a trio of grants totaling $1.4 million to three recipients in northwest Arkansas.

Magellan Marks Open of 210-Mile Pipeline Extension

by Kyle Massey 8/10/2016 11:58 am

Magellan Midstream Partners LP has officially opened 210-mile extension of a petroleum products pipeline from Fort Smith to North Little Rock.

After 2014 Vote, A New Regulatory Landscape for State Agency Rules (Erika Gee Commentary)

by Erika Gee 8/10/2016 11:31 am

A constitutional amendment and an executive order by Gov. Asa Hutchinson has fundamentally changed the way state agencies issue new rules. Only now are we starting to see the practical and political effects of these changes on the regulatory process.

Elyxor to Hire 45 at New North Little Rock Office

by Sarah Campbell 8/9/2016 3:36 pm

Elyxor Inc., a software engineering services provider, said Tuesday that it plans to hire 45 new employees at its new Argenta office space in North Little Rock.

Drug Makers May Influence Arkansas Execution Plans (Kelly P. Kissel Analysis)

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 8/8/2016 7:23 am

Arkansas is dropping itself into an ethical dilemma, perhaps even a legal one, with its decision to grant secrecy to execution-drug suppliers.

FIS, Governor Extend VC FinTech Accelerator Program to 2018

by Sarah Campbell 8/3/2016 2:43 pm

FIS of Jacksonville, Florida, and Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Wednesday that they aim to extend the VC FinTech Accelerator program until 2018.

Insight Enterprises Takes on HPE Employees in Conway

by Sarah Campbell and Lance Turner 8/2/2016 11:48 am

Insight Enterprises Inc. of Tempe, Arizona, says it has hired 175 Hewlett Packard Enterprise employees and set up shop with HPE in the Meadows Office and Technology Park in Conway.