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Here's the Transcript from Gov. Asa Hutchinson's Inaugural Address

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/13/2015 12:15 pm

The full transcript of Gov. Asa Hutchinson's inaugural address.

Hutchinson to Give Inaugural Address as Arkansas Governor

by Associated Press 1/13/2015 11:40 am

Republican Asa Hutchinson took the oath of office to become the 46th governor of Arkansas on Tuesday, finalizing the GOP's takeover of a Southern state once considered a Democratic holdout, but facing a potentially divisive debate over Medicaid expansion.

Asa Hutchinson Sworn In As Governor

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/13/2015 11:07 am

The ex-congressman and former federal Homeland Security official took the oath of office at the state Capitol Tuesday, succeeding Democrat Mike Beebe.

Asa Hutchinson Taps Leon Jones as Labor Director, Charisse Childers as Career Education Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/12/2015 2:24 pm

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson has picked Leon Jones Jr. as new director of the Arkansas Department of Labor, and Charisse Childers as the new director of the Arkansas Department of Career Education.

Asa Hutchinson's Capital to be Tested Quickly (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/11/2015 2:46 pm

After winning election by double digits and seeing his party expand its grip on the state Legislature, incoming Gov. Asa Hutchinson could easily claim he has political capital to cash in as he prepares to take Arkansas' top office.

Asa Hutchinson Wants to Keep Focus on Jobs as He Takes Office

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/11/2015 2:37 pm

After a heated campaign where he touted himself as the candidate best prepared to be the "jobs governor," Republican Asa Hutchinson says boosting Arkansas' economy will be his focus as he takes over the state's top office.

Larry Walther to Head Department of Finance, Administration

by Lee Hogan 1/9/2015 12:58 pm

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson has named Larry Walther as the new director of the Department of Finance & Administration.

Asa Hutchinson Picks Larry Walther As State Finance Director

by Associated Press 1/9/2015 12:40 pm

Incoming Gov. Asa Hutchinson has appointed a former federal trade official who once headed Arkansas' economic development agency to be the state's chief fiscal officer.

Asa Hutchinson Announces 4 Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/9/2015 10:35 am

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson has announced four appointments to various state boards and commissions.

Asa Hutchinson Wants Broader Discussion on Health Care

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/7/2015 1:22 pm

Incoming Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he wants to take a broader look at Arkansas' role in health care that goes beyond whether the state should continue its compromise Medicaid expansion.

Asa Hutchinson Wants Ted Thomas for Chairman of Public Service Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/7/2015 12:20 pm

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson has said he intends to appoint Ted Thomas as chairman of the Public Service Commission.

Mike Carroll Named to Economic Development Commission

by Associated Press 1/7/2015 9:05 am

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson has appointed a Fort Smith man to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission.

Asa Hutchinson Appoints Mike Carroll to Economic Development Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/6/2015 7:43 pm

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson has appointed Mike Carroll to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission.

Asa Hutchinson, Legislative Leaders Talk Session Issues

by Lee Hogan 1/6/2015 2:35 pm

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson says it makes sense for the Legislature to address his tax cut proposal early in the upcoming legislative session, and says he expects quick action from the state's lawmakers.

Asa Hutchinson Open to Changes in School Consolidation Law

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 1/6/2015 1:24 pm

Arkansas' incoming governor says he's open to a change in the state's school consolidation law.

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson Announces 3 Appointments

by Associated Press 1/6/2015 7:31 am

Gov-Elect Asa Hutchinson has announced appointments to two state commissions and a reappointment to the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees.

Asa Hutchinson Appoints Wendy Kelley as Department of Correction Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/5/2015 12:05 pm

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson has named Wendy Kelley as the new director of the Arkansas Department of Correction.

Corporate Tax Take Boosts Arkansas' Revenue in December

by Associated Press 1/5/2015 9:47 am

Finance officials say Arkansas' revenue is $44.1 million higher than expected halfway through the fiscal year after corporate tax collections boosted the state's coffers last month.

Amy Fecher to Head Rural Services; Lawrence Bengal, John Felts to Stay at Oil & Gas Commission, Parole Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/31/2014 2:03 pm

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson has named Amy Fecher as director of the Department of Rural Services, and has also announced the retainment of Lawrence Bengal as director of the Oil & Gas Commission, and John Felts as chairman of the Arkansas Parole Board.

Tunnels, Dennis Smiley, John Rogers, Wal-Mart Kept Readers Checking Online

by Lance Turner 12/30/2014 7:13 pm

A tour of the hidden underground tunnels of Hot Springs was the most-read story on ArkansasBusiness.com in 2014.