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Council on Common Core Review Provides Governor Unanimous Findings and Recommendations

July 30, 2015

Griffin says, ‘thankful and proud of the hard work and time expended by the Council’

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin issued the following statement after the Governor’s Council on Common Core Review cast a unanimous vote on …   - Read More >


Griffin Applauds Board’s Decision to Replace PARCC with ACT

July 09, 2015

Says, ‘vote will serve our children well and bring quality, relevancy and certainty to the testing process’

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin issued the following statement after the State Board of Education voted to replace the …   - Read More >


Griffin: 239 Years Ago, 56 Patriots Declared America’s Independence

July 03, 2015

Says, ‘I wish you and yours a blessed and safe Independence Day’

LITTLE ROCK –Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement in honor of Independence Day:

“239 years ago, 56 patriots declared America’s independence and …   - Read More >


Griffin: Council on Common Core Review Provides Governor Recommendation on Testing

June 08, 2015

Council voted to end PARCC test and replace with test prepared by ACT

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin issued the following statement after Governor Hutchinson announced that the state will end the Partnership for Assessment of …   - Read More >


Griffin: Today We Reflect on the ‘Heroism and Devotion’ of Those Who Gave All

May 25, 2015

Says, let us 'reach out and help the families of the fallen'
                                                                                                          
LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin issued the following …   - Read More >


Griffin Encourages Students to Apply for Internship Program

April 28, 2015

Says, ‘internships can be an invaluable experience for students’

LITTLE ROCK –Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today announced that his office is requesting applications for their internship program and issued the following statement:

“Since …   - Read More >


Griffin: ‘We’ve Got a Lot of Facts to Gather’

April 23, 2015

Says, we’re approaching Common Core Review ‘with openness and are focused on getting the facts so that we can draw conclusions that will be helpful to the governor’

LITTLE ROCK –Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today released the following …   - Read More >


Griffin Congratulates Participants of the Governor’s Cup Business Plan Competition

April 22, 2015

Says, ‘your ingenuity and hard work are building blocks of entrepreneurship and ultimately a healthy economy and job growth’

LITTLE ROCK –Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today released the following statement after presenting awards at the …   - Read More >


Griffin: ‘Paws in Prison Program Is Improving the Lives of Inmates and Animals’

April 17, 2015

Says, ‘helps inmates rehabilitate resulting in a safer Arkansas, helps inmates give back to the state and reduces the amount of animal deaths’

LITTLE ROCK –Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement after …   - Read More >


Griffin Applauds Army’s Decision to Award Purple Heart Medals and Provide Benefits to Pvts. Ezeagwula and Long

April 16, 2015

Says, ‘decision is welcome, though long past-due,’ and ‘I proudly continue to support our brave service members and their families’

LITTLE ROCK –Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement after the United States …   - Read More >


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