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Griffin Mourns Passing of Senator Greg Standridge

November 16, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin issued the following statement on the passing of Senator Greg Standridge:

“I am deeply saddened by the passing of my friend Sen. Greg Standridge after his courageous battle with cancer. My …   - Read More >


Griffin Hires New Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director

November 01, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today announced the hiring of Deputy Chief of Staff Ben Gilmore:

“I am excited to welcome Ben Gilmore to my team.  Ben has an unwavering passion for the people of Arkansas, and he has …   - Read More >


Griffin Named National Honorary Chair of Lieutenant Governors for Million Women Mentors

October 24, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin was announced today as the National Chair of Lieutenant Governors for Million Women Mentors, an initiative that seeks to support the engagement of two million Science, Technology, Engineering and …   - Read More >


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 >


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