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Lt. Governor Griffin Mourns Death of Stone County Sheriff’s Deputy

July 18, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin issued the following statement on the death of Stone County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Stephen who died in the line of duty earlier today:

"My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Sheriff's …   - Read More >


Griffin Celebrates Independence Day and Honors Those Who Protect Our Liberty

July 04, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement to commemorate Independence Day:

"Arkansans will celebrate Independence Day with family and friends, parades, cookouts, and fireworks displays, but more …   - Read More >


Griffin Praises President Trump’s Nomination of Rudofsky for U.S. District Court

July 01, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin issued the following statement after President Donald Trump nominated Lee Rudofsky to serve as Judge on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas:

"I commend President Donald Trump …   - Read More >


U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta Joins Lt. Governor Tim Griffin for Events on Jobs, Workforce Development, and Trade

June 18, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin and U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today issued the following statements after Secretary Acosta's visit to central Arkansas. Lt. Governor Griffin led a moderated discussion with Secretary …   - Read More >


Griffin Applauds Governor’s Commitment to Fully Fund Succeed Scholarship Program

June 12, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement in response to Governor Asa Hutchinson's commitment to fully fund the Succeed Scholarship Program:

"I applaud Governor Asa Hutchinson's commitment to fully …   - Read More >


Griffin Commemorates the Heroic Actions of Our Servicemembers on D-Day Anniversary

June 06, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day:

"Today marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and serves as a reminder to us all of the great cost of freedom. The …   - Read More >


Griffin Honors Sacrifice of Our Fallen Heroes

May 27, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement to commemorate Memorial Day:

"On this solemn day, let us remain committed to honoring the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our …   - Read More >


Griffin Chosen to Honor Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day Weekend as Honorary Race Director at NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600

May 21, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin announced today that he was chosen to represent Arkansas as the Honorary Race Director for NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina, on Sunday, May 26. As Honorary …   - Read More >


Griffin Applauds Signing of Bills to Aid Service Members and Families

April 19, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin will attend the signing of SB564 to grant reciprocity for occupational licensure of active duty service members and their spouses, and SB638 to expand the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity …   - Read More >


On Tax Freedom Day, Griffin Calls for Lower Overall Tax Burden

April 16, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement on Tax Freedom Day 2019, the day on which America workers as a whole have paid off our collective state and federal tax burden: 

“In 2019, Americans will spend more …   - Read More >


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