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Hutchinson signs session bills into law

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday signed into law all bills passed during the special session, including measures to authorize a bond issue for an economic-development project in southern Arkansas and move the state primary elections to March.

Lawmakers wrap up special session

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Legislature wrapped up a three-day special session Thursday, sending bills containing all of the items on Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s agenda to his desk — despite last-minute efforts to block a measure to change the date of the state’s primary elections.