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Arkansas' Model Medicaid Experiment, the Private Option, in Jeopardy

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/17/2014 12:24 pm

Arkansas became the first southern state to expand its Medicaid program in a way that many Republicans found acceptable. Now Arkansas could be on the brink of another distinction: becoming the first to abandon its Medicaid expansion after giving coverage to thousands.

Martha Miller Out as Director of Department of Arkansas Heritage

by Lee Hogan 12/17/2014 10:20 am

Martha Miller will not continue as director of the Department of Arkansas Heritage under Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson.

Allen Kerr Named Insurance Commissioner; Sheila Sharp Retained as Community Correction Director

by Lee Hogan 12/17/2014 9:50 am

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson says outgoing state Rep. Allen Kerr will be the new insurance commissioner, and Sheila Sharp will remain as director for the Department of Community Correction.

Asa Hutchinson Will Replace Heath Abshure at Securities Department

by Sean Beherec 12/16/2014 9:58 am

Arkansas Securities Commissioner Heath Abshure says he will be replaced by Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson. In an interview Tuesday, Abshure said it's too early to say what his plans are after a new commissioner is appointed.

‘Live Fearless’ (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/15/2014 12:00 am

But unless we replace the ACA with a brilliant idea that its opponents have thus far kept shrouded in secrecy, getting rid of Obamacare will mean one thing: Millions of Americans — including 200,000 of our neighbors here in Arkansas — will go back to being uninsured, a lifestyle that I wouldn’t tolerate for myself and my family for a single day.

Inaugural Events for Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson Announced

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2014 10:52 am

The events for the inauguration of Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson have been announced.

Asa Hutchinson to Replace Workforce Services Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2014 9:26 am

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson will have a new director for the state Department of Workforce Services.

Hutchinson Tax Cut Pitch Mirrors Beebe's (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/7/2014 1:58 pm

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson's pitch to Arkansas farmers on why they should support his $100 million tax cut proposal was a simple one: I've stood with you on your tax exemptions, so help me in passing a reduction that will go even further.

Gov.-Elect Asa Hutchinson Asks 3 Directors To Stay

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2014 11:19 am

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson has asked three agency directors to remain in their current roles under his administration.

Bill Walker Out as Department of Career Education Director

by Lee Hogan 12/5/2014 10:54 am

Bill Walker, director of the Arkansas Department of Career Education, will not continue in the role under Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson.

Candace Franks Retained by Asa Hutchinson as Arkansas State Bank Department Commissioner

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/4/2014 2:26 pm

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson will retain Candace Franks as commissioner of the Arkansas State Bank Department.

Bill Clinton Speaks on Presidential Library, Economic Future at LR Chamber Meeting

by Lee Hogan 12/4/2014 2:15 pm

Former President Bill Clinton told the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce that the Clinton Presidential Center and its impact is a good model for economic growth in the state.

Asa Hutchinson Asks Farmers to Support $100M Tax Cut

by Associated Press 12/3/2014 5:50 pm

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson is asking Arkansas' largest farming advocacy group to support his proposal to cut income taxes for the middle class by $100 million.

Update: Asa Hutchinson Taps Bill Bryant as State Police Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2014 1:30 pm

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson has announced Bill Bryant will serve as director of the Arkansas State Police.

Asa Hutchinson to Speak at Farm Bureau Convention

by Associated Press 12/3/2014 7:30 am

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson is scheduled to speak to the state's largest farming advocacy group as it gathers for its annual convention in Hot Springs.

Joe Thompson To Leave Surgeon General Post; John Selig Asked to Stay at DHS

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/25/2014 2:18 pm

Arkansas Surgeon General Joe Thompson said Tuesday he will not serve in the role under Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Senior Staff Hires

by Lee Hogan 11/24/2014 2:10 pm

Republican Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson has announced additional senior staff hires, including Duncan Baird of Lowell as budget director.

Asa Hutchinson Names Duncan Baird Budget Director

by Associated Press 11/24/2014 1:42 pm

Arkansas Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson says a key legislative leader will be his budget director after he takes office next year.

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson Begins Bureaucrat Shuffle

by Sean Beherec 11/24/2014 12:00 am

After eight years with a Democrat at the helm of the executive branch, Republican Asa Hutchinson’s agency director appointments are also an opportunity to shape the next four years of business in the state.

Mike Beebe Sets April Election for State Senate Seat

by Associated Press 11/21/2014 10:45 am

Outgoing Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe has set a special election for April 14 to fill the vacant state Senate seat that had been held by the incoming governor's new chief of staff.