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Lt. Governor Griffin Mourns Death of Pine Bluff Police Officer

October 05, 2020

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October 5, 2020
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Lt. Governor Griffin Mourns Death of Pine Bluff Police Officer
Says, 'Horrifically tragic' news comes just four days after Peace Officer …   - Read More >


Lt. Governor Griffin Commends President Trump on Decision to Fill Supreme Court Vacancy

September 25, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin released the following statement on President Donald Trump's decision to nominate a justice to fill the seat left vacant by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 

"President Donald Trump has the …   - Read More >


Lt. Governor Griffin Signs Police Pledge; Reiterates Opposition To ‘Defund the Police’ Movement

September 10, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin announced today he has signed the Police Pledge organized by Heritage Action for America. The pledge states that Griffin stands with America's police and will oppose any bill, resolution, or movement to …   - Read More >


Griffin Thanks U.S. Attorney General Barr For Leadership; Visit To Arkansas

July 09, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement following United States Attorney General William Barr's visit to Arkansas:

"I am thankful to U.S. Attorney General William Barr for visiting Arkansas and for …   - Read More >


Griffin Celebrates Independence Day and Honors Those Who Defend Our Freedom

July 04, 2020

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

"Like all Arkansans on Independence day, I look forward to spending time with my friends and family as we celebrate this …   - Read More >


Lt. Governor Griffin Applauds U.S. Supreme Court Decision on School Choice

June 30, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement:

"The United States Supreme Court’s decision in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue marks an important win for children, their parents, and the communities …   - Read More >


Lt. Governor Griffin Issues Statement On Tonight’s Protests and Rioting

May 30, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement regarding tonight's protest and rioting:

"Every American has a constitutional right to free speech and peaceful protest but not violence, vandalism, and rioting. …   - Read More >


Lt. Governor Griffin Honors Sacrifice of Our Fallen Heroes

May 25, 2020

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

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


Lt. Governor Griffin Announces Donation of 100,000 Face Masks from Taiwan

May 14, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin announced a donation of 100,000 face masks from the Taiwanese government. This donation will help increase the supply of personal protective equipment amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Lt. Governor Tim …   - Read More >


Lt. Governor Griffin Saddened by Murphy Oil Relocation

May 06, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin issued a statement today following the relocation announcement from Murphy Oil. Lt. Governor Griffin said:

"I am so very sad Arkansas is losing an iconic company and the important jobs they …   - Read More >


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