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Griffin Recommends Against Independent Citizens Commission’s Proposal to Raise His Salary

June 23, 2017

LITTLE ROCK –  Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin made the following statement in advance of the Independent Citizens Commission’s scheduled meeting for public comment on Tuesday June 27th regarding the commission’s proposal to raise the …   - Read More >


Lt. Gov. Griffin Issues Statement on Death of Police Officer Lt. Patrick Weatherford

June 13, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin issued the following statement on the death of Newport police officer Lt. Patrick Weatherford, who was killed in the line of duty Monday night:

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of …   - Read More >


Lieutenant Governor Griffin Shares Recommendations with Tax Reform and Relief Task Force

June 07, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin has sent a letter to each member of the Tax Reform and Relief Legislative Task Force outlining his perspective on and recommendations for bold comprehensive tax reform and relief. Speaking about …   - Read More >


Griffin Honors Those ‘Who Paid the Ultimate Price for Our Freedom’

May 29, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement to commemorate Memorial Day:

“This Memorial Day we honor all the brave men and women - including many Arkansans - who paid the ultimate price for our freedom …   - Read More >


Griffin to Select Arkansas Chef to Compete in Louisiana’s 14th Annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off

May 22, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today announced that Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser has invited him to select an executive-level chef to represent Arkansas in the 14th Annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off on …   - Read More >


Lt. Gov. Griffin Mourns Death of Sheriff’s Deputy Lt. Kevin Mainhart

May 11, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin issued the following statement on the death of Yell County Sheriff’s Deputy Lieutenant Kevin Mainhart, who was killed in the line of duty earlier today:

“My thoughts and prayers are with the …   - Read More >


Griffin Ordered to Seven Days of Army Training and Field Exercises

April 28, 2017

Lieutenant Governor's field training exercises to take place out of state

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin announced today that he has received orders to spend the next seven days on Army duty. Griffin will participate in field …   - Read More >


Griffin Hires New Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director

April 28, 2017

Says Ray is a ‘solid conservative’ who ‘brings extensive communications experience,’ and ‘shares my goals for reforming state government’

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today announced the hiring of Deputy Chief of Staff and …   - Read More >


Lieutenant Governor Griffin Reiterates Support for House Bill 1222

March 16, 2017

Griffin says House Bill 1222 'levels the playing field' for Arkansas parents and children

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement regarding House Bill 1222: 

"I believe that hardworking Arkansas …   - Read More >


Griffin Applauds $50 Million Tax Relief and Calls for Continued Government Reform

February 01, 2017

Griffin says we must 'continue to push for bold, innovative government reform. . . .'

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement regarding a $50 million tax cut for lower-income Arkansans: 

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