Tagged: asa hutchinson

Now That We All Agree … (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 7/23/2018 12:00 am

We may never know whether Putin’s efforts swung enough voters in the targeted swing states to allow Trump to win the presidency. But there is now no longer any dispute that the GOP passed over a dozen experienced candidates of proven conservatism and character to nominate the candidate that Putin personally believed would be best for Russian interests.

State Governors Delve Into Foreign Diplomacy on Trade War

by Associated Press 7/20/2018 7:55 am

State governors discussed ways Thursday to court foreign investment in the wake of President Donald Trump's trade disputes with countries including China, Canada and Mexico.

7,000 People Fail to Meet Arkansas Medicaid Work Requirement

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/13/2018 6:55 pm

More than 7,000 people on Arkansas' Medicaid expansion didn't meet a requirement that they report at least 80 hours of work in June and face the threat of losing their coverage if they fail to comply sometime before the end of this year, state officials said Friday.

Plan Would Further Restrict Arkansas Execution Drug Info

by Associated Press 7/12/2018 12:50 pm

Arkansas' governor said Tuesday he supports an effort to increase the secrecy surrounding the state's lethal injection drug supply by keeping the drugs' manufacturers and labels off-limits to the public.

Asa Hutchinson: Sun Paper to Be Exempt From Tariffs

by Associated Press 7/9/2018 6:51 am

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says newly imposed tariffs by the Trump administration shouldn't affect plans for a new Chinese-owned paper mill in the state.

In North Little Rock, Caterpillar Will Add More Products, Hire 250 People

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/5/2018 1:36 pm

Caterpillar Inc. is continuing to add new products to its North Little Rock plant, announcing plans to start making new paving products there over the next two years and hire 250 more workers.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s Guide to Arkansas

by Living in Arkansas 7/5/2018 1:24 am

Asa Hutchinson, the 46th governor of Arkansas, is a lifelong Arkansan with a passion for making life in The Natural State better. The Living in Arkansas team caught up with Gov. Hutchinson to learn more about why he loves Arkansas — and why you will too.

State Panel Calls for Armed Presence at All Arkansas Schools

by Hannah Grabenstein, The Associated Press 7/3/2018 2:19 pm

The Arkansas School Safety Commission has issued its preliminary report on school shootings and recommends that every school have an armed presence, including a trained resource officer whenever financially feasible.

JD Neeley Joins State Game and Fish Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/2/2018 10:45 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson appoints JD Neeley of Camden to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Update: Big River Steel to Spend $1.2B to Expand, Add 500 Jobs

by Lance Turner 6/29/2018 10:07 am

Big River Steel announces that it will spend $1.2 billion to expand its scrap recycling and steel production facility near Osceola, a move that will create an additional 500 jobs there.

Governor, Ex-Prosecutor, Uncle: What Does Asa Hutchinson Do? (Analysis)

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 6/18/2018 6:43 am

Every minute of every day, Asa Hutchinson is a governor, a former federal prosecutor and an uncle. With a nephew implicated in a bribery and corruption case, holding all three roles cannot be easy for him.

Asa Hutchinson Backs Stronger Ethics Rules for State Legislators

by Associated Press 6/15/2018 3:12 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson is backing stronger ethics rules for Arkansas lawmakers following a recent court case that implicated a nephew.

Bribery Claims Overshadow Arkansas Government (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/11/2018 6:46 am

A corruption probe that's already ensnared a prolific lobbyist and two ex-lawmakers implicated a state senator who also happens to be a nephew of the governor. A member of the panel licensing medical marijuana facilities says an unsuccessful applicant offered him a bribe that he didn't accept but also didn't immediately report.

UAMS’ Turbulent Year Was Years in the Making

by Mark Friedman 6/4/2018 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ financial troubles slowly simmered for years before bubbling over in the fall.

Governor Honors Trade Excellence Among Arkansas Firms

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/30/2018 11:10 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson hosts the ninth annual Governor's Awards for Excellence in Global Trade.

Governor Ushers In Stuttgart Solar; PSC Chief Sees Contract as Template

by Kyle Massey 5/29/2018 3:48 pm

"If you can follow this, you don't have to wonder if your project is going to be approved," Arkansas PSC Chairman Ted Thomas said. "We want developers and utilities to know that if they fit in this box, they're going to be good to go."

Donald Trump Endorses Asa Hutchinson for Governor

by Associated Press 5/22/2018 7:33 am

President Donald Trump has endorsed Arkansas' governor, who faces a challenge from the right in the Republican primary in his bid for a second term.

Calstrip Plans $15M Investment, 45 Jobs Near Blytheville

by Lance Turner 5/16/2018 10:29 am

Calstrip Industries Inc. of Mira Loma, California, announces plans to invest $15 million in a new 100,000-SF steel processing plant on the campus of Nucor Steel Arkansas.

Air Base, Jacksonville High Get $377K Grant For Cyber Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/14/2018 2:29 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Monday a $377,812 Military Affairs Grant Program award to the Little Rock Air Force Base Community Council and Jacksonville High School to develop a first-of-its-kind cyber security training curriculum.

Arkansas College Funding Rules Shifting to Outcomes

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/7/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas college and universities will have an incentive to move students from initial enrollment to graduation in the most efficient, effective and affordable way possible as a new funding formula takes effect in July.