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RELEASE | Lt. Governor Griffin Memorializes the Twentieth Anniversary of 9/11

September 11, 2021

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin issued the following statement on the twentieth anniversary of September 11: 

"Two decades have passed since radical Islamic terrorists cowardly attacked our country and killed almost 3,000 Americans in …   - Read More >


Lt. Governor Griffin Responds to Disastrous Withdrawal from Afghanistan

August 16, 2021

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Lt. Governor Griffin Responds to Disastrous Withdrawal from Afghanistan
Says ‘This catastrophe is damaging to our national interest and to our reputation around the world'

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin issued …   - Read More >


Lt. Governor Griffin Mourns Death of Pea Ridge Officer

June 26, 2021

Lt. Governor Griffin Mourns Death of Pea Ridge Officer

Says ‘I am heartbroken for the family of the officer, the community and the Pea Ridge Police Department who lost one of their own'

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Griffin issued the …   - Read More >


Griffin Calls for Meaningful Reflection This Memorial Day

May 28, 2021

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Griffin Calls for Meaningful Reflection This Memorial Day

Griffin says, ‘...I hope we take the time to think about the price of freedom and that it moves us to use our freedom for good'

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim …   - Read More >


Griffin Applauds the Creation of Tax-Credit Scholarship “Investment in Arkansas Kids Program”

May 19, 2021

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Griffin Applauds the Creation of Tax-Credit Scholarship “Investment in Arkansas Kids Program”

Griffin says, ‘We must continue to foster a culture that puts students first...'

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin …   - Read More >


Griffin Applauds House Passing HB1446, Making Military Families Eligible for the Arkansas Succeed Scholarship Program

March 30, 2021

Griffin Applauds House Passing HB1446, Making Military Families Eligible for the Arkansas Succeed Scholarship Program

Griffin says, '...this bill gives military families more freedom and choice in education.'

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim …   - Read More >


“Phase out state income tax” by Lt. Governor Tim Griffin

January 26, 2021

This Op-ed was originally published in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on January 24, 2021.

On Jan. 1, Arkansas's top income tax rate fell from 6.6 percent to 5.9 percent. Not long ago, it was 7 percent, and Arkansas stuck out like a sore …   - Read More >


Biden Decision to Cancel Keystone XL Pipeline Costly and Destructive

January 22, 2021

Biden Decision to Cancel Keystone XL Pipeline Costly and Destructive

Griffin says 'The consequences will be less jobs, higher energy costs and more dependence on foreign oil'

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin issued the following …   - Read More >


Griffin Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Dr. King

January 15, 2021

Griffin Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Dr. King 

Says 'we need to heed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s message of non-violence, peace and reconciliation'

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin issued the following statement in honor of …   - Read More >


Griffin Names Carl Vogelpohl Chief of Staff

January 11, 2021

Griffin Names Carl Vogelpohl Chief of Staff

Says “He is a well-respected, proven leader with extensive knowledge of our state”

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin today announced the hiring of Carl Vogelpohl as his Chief of Staff:

“Carl …   - Read More >


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