BALANCED BUDGET. WEIGHTED ADVANTAGE.

BALANCED BUDGET. WEIGHTED ADVANTAGE.

Since taking office in 2015, Governor Asa Hutchinson has balanced the budget, avoided debt, consolidated agencies, cut overhead and administrative expenses, and laid the groundwork for deeper cuts and stronger efficiencies in the future.

Arkansas continues to be one of the most financially sound states in the country. Arkansas ranked 10th among states in GDP by state growth during the fourth quarter of 2019 at 0.60%, and Arkansas has the nation’s third-lowest cost of doing business. 

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