LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) – Governor Asa Hutchinson today delivered his State of the State address to the 91st General Assembly ahead of the fiscal session at the Arkansas State Capitol.
In his speech, the Governor outlined the state’s successes since 2015 and laid out his proposed budget for the fiscal year 2019. In addition, he announced his intent to propose a reduction of Arkansas’s top marginal tax rate from 6.9 percent to 6.0 percent in the 2019 General Session. This announcement is a continuation of his commitment to reduce the tax burden on Arkansans, transform state government and spur economic development.
The video of the Governor’s address is below. Click here to read the manuscript of his speech.