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Republican Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson On His Plans For 2017

Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R-AR) delivers a speech at the Republican National Convention in July 2016 in Cleveland. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R-AR) delivers a speech at the Republican National Convention in July 2016 in Cleveland. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Now that the 2016 elections are over, many state governments can begin making plans for the new term. With many of President-elect Donald Trump’s plans still up in the air, governors are making plans to tackle issues like state budgets, Obamacare and marijuana.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speak to Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (@AsaHutchinson), formerly of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Department of Homeland Security, about the biggest issues facing his state as we enter a new political season.

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