Asa Hutchinson

We have met the enemy: The open line

Well now, how about a 101-degree open line with news about who our enemies are. <b><br>Donald Trump</b> informed the world today that th<b>e European Union</b> is …

Human Rights

Trump appoints Arkansas' Hutchinson to Council of Governors

President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate Gov. Asa Hutchinson to a two-year term on the Council of Governors, according to a …

Donald Trump

Caterpillar Expanding in Arkansas - AMP

Construction equipment giant Caterpillar announced last week the second phase of its expansion at a facility in North Little Rock. The company said …

Chamber of Commerce

Plan would further restrict Arkansas execution drug info

Arkansas' governor says 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.<p>Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson told reporters Tuesday he supports a proposal to expand a 2015 law …

Asa Hutchinson

Democratic candidate raps new Medicaid signup rules

<b>Jared Henderson,</b> the Democratic candidate for governor, has rapped <b>Gov. Asa Hutchinson's</b> administration for going to an Internet-only procedure for …

Health Care

Arkansas farmers fear soybean tariffs as trade war escalates with China

We are hurt both by the tariffs we impose and the tariffs that come back in a retaliatory fashion, says Gov. Asa Hutchinson, (R-Ark.), discussing how …


Gov. Hutchinson says Sun Paper to be exempt from tariffs

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 …


Caterpillar announces expansion at North Little Rock plant

<b><br>Caterpillar</b> announced today a $40 million expansion of its equipment assembly plant in North Little Rock that could add 250 jobs over the next two …


Arkansas governor appoints forestry service executive to Game and Fish panel

Arkansas' governor has named the president of a forestry service from Camden to the state commission that regulates hunting and fishing.<p>Gov. Asa …


Arkansas, Oregon governors place 'friendly wager' over College World Series; winner to get beer or bacon

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has placed a "friendly wager" with his counterpart in Oregon over the College World Series, where the Razorbacks — …

World Series

Governor, ex-prosecutor, uncle: What does Asa Hutchinson do?

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — 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.<p>He's expected to weigh in each time a state lawmaker falls into …


Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson backs stronger ethics rules for state legislators

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson is backing stronger ethics rules for Arkansas lawmakers after a recent court case that implicated a nephew.<p>Senate …

Hot Springs

John Lewis: The struggle continues

I love this man. <br>Tent cities for children separated from parents seeking asylum? Making America great?

Health Care

Court filing: Arkansas' 2017 executions unveiled problems

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Eighteen condemned inmates say in new court filings that the executions of four men in Arkansas last year exposed problems …


Little Rock FinTech Company to Announce Launch of World's First Currency Exchange Marketplace - AMP

Located in Little Rock, Arkansas, LumoXchange will announce the launch of the world’s first currency exchange marketplace that lets users pick their …

Little Rock

Tech announcement set in Little Rock

News today of a Little Rock business development, a financial sector tech startup.<br>LumoXchange, a financial technology (FinTech) payments company, …

Business Development

Arkansas governor commences new solar facility

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is ushering in a $100 million solar power generation facility in the state's east-central region.<p>Arkansas Business …


Governor Hutchinson's son arrested in Washington County

Hutchinson was booked into jail on suspicion of DWI, violation of the implied consent law and speeding.


Commencement 2018: First Lady gets notices

It's graduation season and I see on Facebook that <b>Susan Hutchinson,</b> wife of <b>Gov. Asa Hutchinson</b>, is receiving some notices for her <b>commencement remarks</b> …

Hot Springs

Governor's son arrested for DWI

40/29 reports that <b>Asa Hutchinson III of Rogers</b>, the governor's son, was arrested early this morning in Washington County for DWI, violation of the …

Concealed Carry

Arkansas governor's son arrested on DWI charge

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson's son has been arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated.<p>William Asa Hutchinson III's arrest comes less than a …


Jacksonville school awarded grant for cybersecurity classes

A central Arkansas high school has received more than $377,000 to develop cybersecurity classes for students.<p>Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the grant …

High School

Arkansas legislative task force to study tax overhaul ideas

Arkansas lawmakers will study a variety of proposals to change the state's individual income and corporate income tax laws.<p>The Arkansas …


16 sheriffs endorse Asa Hutchinson

<b>Gov. Asa Hutchinson</b> had a campaign eventtodasyto announce an endorsement by 16 of the state's 75 sheriffs, including retiring <b>Sheriff Doc Holladay</b> of …

Asa Hutchinson

Arkansas primary election 2018 results: governor and congressional races

Gov. Asa Hutchinson is running for reelection. And Democrats hope to defeat Rep. French Hill.<p>There are two main races to watch in Arkansas’s primary election Tuesday. First, the state’s conservative Gov. Asa Hutchinson is running for reelection, but he’ll have to fend off a right-wing primary …


Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson wins Republican primary, defeating gun range owner who declared her business “Muslim-free”

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson wins Republican primary, defeating gun range owner who declared her business “Muslim-free”

Republican Primaries

Gov. Asa Hutchinson Wins Arkansas GOP Primary, Henderson Wins Dem

Republican Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson beat back a primary challenge in the early going Tuesday — a day after President Donald Trump endorsed his …

Conservative View

Jared Henderson wins Democratic primary, will face Gov. Hutchinson in November

Former Teach for America executive Jared Henderson has won the Democratic nomination for governor.<p>The Associated Press called the race at 9:21 p.m. …

Democratic Primaries

Polls close for Arkansas' 2018 primary election

Polls have closed for Arkansas' 2018 primary election. Voters still in line at the poll-closing time will be allowed to cast a ballot.<p>Democratic and …


Hutchinson wins Republican primary in governor's race

Asa Hutchinson has secured the Republican nomination for re-election as Arkansas' governor, fending off a challenge from a Hot Springs gun range …

Republican Primaries