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Furniture Factory Outlet to Move Headquarters to Fort Smith

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/7/2015 2:52 pm

Furniture Factory Outlet said Tuesday that it will move its corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations from Muldrow, Oklahoma, to Fort Smith.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Summit of Faith-Based Groups

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/7/2015 11:46 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he's asking faith-based groups from around the state to help address a shortage of homes for foster children and a need for more re-entry programs for inmates leaving prison.

Wal-Mart's 'Open Call' Draws Governors, Prospective Vendors

by Marty Cook 7/7/2015 10:36 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. held its second "Open Call" with suppliers of U.S.-made products on Tuesday at the company's headquarters in Bentonville.

Farmers Insurance Now Offers Rideshare Coverage

by Austin DuVall 7/6/2015 12:00 am

Farmers Insurance recently announced that it has begun offering Arkansas drivers rideshare insurance coverage in response to the state’s new ride-sharing law, Act 1267, which was signed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson in early April.

Arkansas leaders try to diffuse war of words on gay marriage

by Claudia Lauer, The Associated Press 7/3/2015 6:00 pm

Opposition from Arkansas legislative leaders to the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling lifting the ban on gay marriage nationwide bubbled over into a war of words late Thursday between the state's legislative and executive branches.

Arkansas Launches Farmer-Veteran Initiative

by Mark Carter 7/2/2015 3:02 pm

The "Homegrown by Heroes Arkansas Grown" program merges the national Homegrown by Heroes program, started in Kentucky, with the Arkansas Grown initiative, which promotes Arkansas farmers and growers and their products.

Hutchinson Announces State Board Appointments

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/2/2015 9:29 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the latest round of appointments to state boards, panels and committees.

Asa Hutchinson Signs Agreement with Vietnam Province

by Associated Press 6/30/2015 6:59 am

Arkansas has signed an agreement with a Vietnamese province that is aimed at boosting trade between the two regions.

Cleburne County Clerk Will Resign Over Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

by Claudia Lauer, The Associated Press 6/29/2015 3:06 pm

A county clerk in Arkansas plans to resign effective June 30 because of a moral objection to issuing same-sex marriage licenses.

Asa Hutchinson Tells State to Find Execution Drug Supply

by Associated Press 6/29/2015 1:28 pm

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says a U.S. Supreme Court ruling approving the use of the sedative midazolam in executions will allow states to move forward with lethal injections, though other issues remain in Arkansas.

Arkansas Republicans Shift from Marriage Fight (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/29/2015 7:18 am

In Arkansas, the GOP backlash against same-sex marriage included a governor who accused justices of disregarding Arkansans' beliefs and a conservative activist calling the decision "illegitimate." But it didn't include a call for the state to defy the nation's highest court.

Hutchinson Urges Caution on State Exchange After Ruling

by Associated Press 6/25/2015 1:32 pm

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is urging caution on the state's move toward setting up its own insurance exchange after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the nationwide subsidies offered under the federal health overhaul.

Hutchinson Says Europe Trip Helped State Compete Globally

by Associated Press 6/24/2015 7:00 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says overseas trips like his recent economic development mission to France and Europe give Arkansas a chance to compete globally for jobs and companies.

Hutchinson Open to Bidding for New Education Test Provider

by Associated Press 6/23/2015 4:58 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he's open to Arkansas considering multiple proposals from standardized testing companies.

Asa Hutchinson Tells Education Department to Drop PARCC

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/23/2015 6:57 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson tells education officials to drop Arkansas' involvement in a standardized test linked to the controversial Common Core standards.

Aerojet Rocketdyne to Expand Plant in Calhoun County, Add 85 Workers

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/22/2015 3:02 pm

Aerojet Rocketdyne says it will expand its operation in the Highland Industrial Park in East Camden, adding 85 jobs to bring total employment there to more than 630.

Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame Announces Inaugural Inductees

by Alexis Hosticka 6/22/2015 11:38 am

The Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame on Monday announced its inaugural 11 inductees, including four historic figures and one organization.

Arkansas Aerospace’s Summer in Paris

by Marty Cook 6/22/2015 12:00 am

Arkansas too often keeps some “well-kept secrets” as far as business goes. The aerospace industry doesn’t want to be secretive anymore.

Asa Hutchinson Talks Highway Funding, Europe Trip

by Mark Carter 6/11/2015 3:07 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday that "everything is on the table" for the Highway Funding Working Group he created and charged with finding new ways to fund state highways by Dec. 15.

Governor Names Elizabeth Smith to Arkansas Medicaid Fraud Post

by Associated Press 6/11/2015 2:12 pm

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has named a replacement for the state official who oversees the prevention and investigation of Medicaid fraud.

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