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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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Griffin Praises Bill Waiving Licensure Renewal Fee for Active Duty Military Medical Professionals

January 25, 2017

Says, 'Senate Bill 95 honors the service of active duty medical professionals and allows them to focus on their jobs. . . .'

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement regarding Senate Bill 95: 

"Like …   - Read More >


Lieutenant Governor Griffin Celebrates National School Choice Week

January 25, 2017

Griffin says, 'parents' voices should not be drowned out by a one-size-fits-all approach to education'

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement in celebration of National School Choice Week: 

“I am …   - Read More >


Griffin Joins Leaders from All Fifty States in Supporting Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education

January 17, 2017

Says DeVos, 'has a proven track record of fighting for innovative education reforms. . . .'

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement regarding the nomination of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of …   - Read More >


Griffin Commemorates National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

January 09, 2017

Griffin says law enforcement officers 'deserve our gratitude and respect every day'

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement commemorating National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day: 

"Although we …   - Read More >


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