8 episodes

“Fast Break with Asa” is a conversation with Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson hosted by Jay Bir. Topics range from foreign policy to economic development to basketball strategy. Sit down with us and get to know Governor Asa Hutchinson.

Asa Hutchinson was elected the 46th Governor of Arkansas in 2014. Beginning in 1996, Gov. Hutchinson served Arkansas's Third Dist. for three terms in the U.S. House. In 2001, President George W. Bush appointed him director of the DEA; and in 2003, was named undersecretary for Transportation and Border Security in the Department of Homeland Security.

Fast Break with Asa Fast Break with Asa

    • Government
    • 3.7 • 7 Ratings

“Fast Break with Asa” is a conversation with Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson hosted by Jay Bir. Topics range from foreign policy to economic development to basketball strategy. Sit down with us and get to know Governor Asa Hutchinson.

Asa Hutchinson was elected the 46th Governor of Arkansas in 2014. Beginning in 1996, Gov. Hutchinson served Arkansas's Third Dist. for three terms in the U.S. House. In 2001, President George W. Bush appointed him director of the DEA; and in 2003, was named undersecretary for Transportation and Border Security in the Department of Homeland Security.

    Signing Off

    Signing Off

    In the final episode of Fast Break with Asa, Jay Bir and Governor Hutchinson talk about the final days of the administration and the successes from the past 8 years. 

    • 28 min
    Election Recap, Accomplishments, and Holidays

    Election Recap, Accomplishments, and Holidays

    In Episode 7 of Fast Break with Asa, Jay Bir and Governor Hutchinson look back on Election Night, not only the results in Arkansas, but across the nation. They also discuss one of the Governor's top priorities in his administration, as well as plans for the holidays, and a recent trip to play basketball at the University of Arkansas.  

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    • 23 min
    Elections, Computer Science, and Economic Development - with AR Commerce Sec. Mike Preston

    Elections, Computer Science, and Economic Development - with AR Commerce Sec. Mike Preston

    In this episode of Fast Break with Asa, Governor Asa Hutchinson and Jay Bir discuss the mid-term elections and the newly released computer science enrollment and teachers numbers from the Arkansas Department of Education. They are also joined by Arkansas Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston to discuss the work and successes of economic development from the last 8 years in Arkansas.

    • 31 min
    Borders, Student Loans, and Title IX

    Borders, Student Loans, and Title IX

    In this installment of Fast Break with Asa, Governor Hutchinson discusses his views on the border crisis, the Biden administration's student loan debt forgiveness program, and the proposed changes to Title IX.  The Governor also takes a taste test of a certain fall coffee flavor.

    • 25 min
    Pigskins, Politicians, and Pumpkin Spice

    Pigskins, Politicians, and Pumpkin Spice

    In this episode of Fast Break with Asa, Governor Hutchinson discusses with Jay Bir the latest on the FBI raid of Mar-a-Lago. The Governor shares his thoughts and provides some critical background on federal investigations. They also talk football and share opinions on their coffee orders.

    • 30 min
    Fast Break with Asa - Episode #3

    Fast Break with Asa - Episode #3

    Governor Asa Hutchinson is joined by host Jay Bir to talk about the conclusion of the Governor's year as chairman of the National Governors Association, recent economic development trip to Europe, early days as an entrepreneur, and much more.  

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

kennedy24! ,

horrible podcast

i’d rather listen to radio static for an hour…
… funny enough it’s probably far more intellectually stimulating than this heap of garbage. Hutchinson is a joke.

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