Arkansas governor reports nearly $65K in trips accepted

(AP) - Arkansas' governor says he and his wife accepted about
$65,000 in airfare and travel expenses last year, with more than half coming from a nonprofit foundation that paid for three international trade missions.Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday detailed the trips he and first lady Susan Hutchinson accepted from outside groups in his annual statement of financial interest. Hutchinson reported that the Arkansas Economic Development Foundation paid nearly $36,000 for airfare, lodging and other travel costs for trade missions to Europe, Asia and Mexico.

The state Republican Party paid nearly $19,000 in travel expenses for
Hutchinson, including for the governor and the first lady to travel to President Donald Trump's inauguration.

Hutchinson also reported receiving an honorary membership to a Little Rock
country club valued at $2,772.

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