2015 News Archives

Griffin Announces Details of Common Core Review Hearings and Listening Tour

April 14, 2015

Adds four more listening tour dates to hear from even more Arkansans

LITTLE ROCK –Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today announced details of the nine listening tour stops and five Little Rock hearings for the Governor’s Council on Common …  - Read More >


Griffin Continues to Support Efforts to Assist Arkansans Living with Disabilities

April 08, 2015

LITTLE ROCK –Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement after Governor Asa Hutchinson signed House Bill 1239 (HB 1239) into law:

"We must work to increase understanding of and support for Arkansans living with …  - Read More >


Griffin Applauds Progress of State’s Workforce Development Efforts

April 06, 2015

Says, ‘a highly trained and skilled workforce will help Arkansas grow jobs and compete’

LITTLE ROCK –Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement after Governor Asa Hutchinson signed workforce development legislation …  - Read More >


Griffin: ‘Good Government’ Amendment Now Goes to Voters

April 02, 2015

Says, will ‘continue to advocate’ for this ‘common sense reform’

LITTLE ROCK –Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement after the legislature approved Sen. Eddie Williams’ (R-Cabot) proposed constitutional …  - Read More >


Griffin: GSI Expansion Is More Good News for the Growing Arkansas Aerospace Industry

April 02, 2015

Says, ‘Will grow good paying jobs for hardworking Arkansans’

LITTLE ROCK –Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement after taking part in Galley Support Innovations’ (GSI) ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate their …  - Read More >


Griffin Encourages ‘Arkansans to Promote Greater Awareness of Autism’

April 02, 2015

LITTLE ROCK –Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement in honor of Autism Awareness Day and Light It Up Blue Day:

"We must work to increase awareness of and invest in resources to diagnose autism and assist …  - Read More >


Griffin Applauds Senate Passage of ‘Good Government’ Amendment Regarding Lieutenant Governor’s Powers

April 01, 2015

Says, Will ‘continue to advocate’ for this ‘common sense reform’

LITTLE ROCK –Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement after Sen. Eddie Williams’ (R-Cabot) proposed constitutional amendment, Senate Joint …  - Read More >


Griffin Mourns Passing of Former Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt

April 01, 2015

Says, ‘He was a trailblazer’ and ‘will always be remembered for his remarkable and strong leadership’

LITTLE ROCK –Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement regarding the passing of former Congressman John Paul …  - Read More >


Griffin Applauds Enactment of SB 426

March 23, 2015

Says, ‘Past time for this order to be made law,’ ‘permanently levels the playing field for union and non-union contractors’

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


Griffin Immediately Gets to Work with the Governor’s Council on Common Core Review, Announces Initial Listening Tour and Hearing Dates

March 20, 2015

LITTLE ROCK –Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today announced initial listening tour and hearing dates for the Governor’s Council on Common Core Review and released the following statement:

“The Council is already hard at work, and I look …  - Read More >


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