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Griffin Announces Departure of Current Chief of Staff, Hiring of New Chief

October 16, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today announced the departure of his Chief of Staff, Scott Burton, and the hiring of his new Chief of Staff, David Ray:

“I thank Scott Burton for his faithful and tireless service to the people …   - Read More >


Griffin Applauds Arkansas Supreme Court Ruling on General Improvement Funds

October 05, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement applauding the Arkansas Supreme Court's decision on General Improvement Funds (GIF):

"I applaud the Arkansas Supreme Court’s decision that the current General …   - Read More >


Griffin Remembers 9/11

September 11, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement to commemorate the anniversary of September 11, 2001:

“On this solemn anniversary, we remember the nearly 3,000 Americans who lost their lives in New York, …   - Read More >


Griffin Responds to Letter from American Atheists Society

September 08, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin responded today to threats of legal action by the American Atheists Society against Arkansas school districts that comply with Act 911 by posting framed copies of the phrase "In God We Trust" in …   - Read More >


Griffin Praises New Report on Tax and Budget Reform from The Advance Arkansas Institute

August 28, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin praised a new report released by The Advance Arkansas Institute entitled "How to Bring Tax Reform and Tax Relief to Arkansas." The report, which can be viewed here, explains why Arkansas's tax …   - Read More >


Lt. Gov. Griffin Mourns Death of Drew County Sheriff’s Deputy

August 24, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin issued the following statement on the death of Drew County Sheriff’s Deputy Timothy Braden who died in a fatal crash pursuing a suspect earlier today:

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


Griffin Advocates for Approval of New Little Rock Charter Schools

August 15, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin delivered remarks Tuesday morning to the Charter Authorizing Panel at the Arkansas Department of Education in support of an open-enrollment public charter school application for Einstein Charter …   - Read More >


Griffin Reflects on the Legacy of Coach Frank Broyles

August 14, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin mourned the passing of legendary Arkansas coach and athletic director Frank Broyles with the following statement:

"Arkansas lost a legend today, and my thoughts and prayers are with the Broyles …   - Read More >


Griffin Saddened by Campbell’s Passing

August 08, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin mourned the passing of music legend and native Arkansan Glen Campbell with the following statement:

"I am saddened by the passing of Arkansas's very own, music and entertainment legend Glen …   - Read More >


Griffin Re-Appoints Rex Terry to Continue Service on Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission

July 12, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today announced that he has re-appointed Rex Terry to continue serving on the Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission. Griffin issued the following statement:

“I am pleased to announce that …   - Read More >


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