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 14th among states in GDP by state growth during the second quarter of 2017 at 3.5% and has seen one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state’s history in the past year at 3.7%. Arkansas has the nation’s seventh-lowest cost of doing business.

From the blog: Arkansas Among Top States for Business

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