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Griffin Maintains Frozen Budget for Lt. Governor’s Office; Returns Over 25% of Budget in Unused Funds

November 15, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Lt. Governor Griffin presented his office budget to the Legislative Council and Joint Budget Committee on Thursday, requesting that the legislature freeze his office appropriation at the same level that was authorized for the …   - Read More >


Griffin and 25 Fellow Lieutenant Governors Send Letter in Support of ICE and Border Patrol

November 01, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin and 25 fellow lieutenant governors sent a letter to President Donald Trump in support of the men and women who serve America through the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and …   - Read More >


Griffin Applauds Governor’s Efforts to Transform State Government

October 03, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement after Governor Asa Hutchinson released his proposal to reorganize and reduce state agencies:

“I applaud Governor Hutchinson’s efforts to transform state …   - Read More >


Griffin Remembers Anniversary of September 11th

September 11, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement to commemorate the anniversary of September 11, 2001:

“On this solemn anniversary of 9/11, let us remember the many Americans who lost their lives in the …   - Read More >


Griffin Praises Succeed Scholarship Program Following Tour of HANNAH School

August 22, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin toured the HANNAH School on Wednesday, a private school in Little Rock that provides specially-tailored education to students with dyslexia. Approximately half of students enrolled in the HANNAH …   - Read More >


Griffin Named Distinguished Graduate, Awarded Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies from U.S. Army War College

July 30, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Griffin today released the following statement upon being named a Distinguished Graduate and receiving his master's degree in strategic studies from the United States Army War College (USAWC), Carlisle …   - Read More >


Griffin Wishes Arkansans a Happy and Safe Independence Day

July 04, 2018

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

"This Independence Day marks 242 years since our Founding Fathers adopted the Declaration of Independence. Let us remember …   - Read More >


Griffin Selects Arkansas Chef to Compete in Louisiana’s Great American Seafood Cook-off

June 13, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today announced that he has selected chef Maudie Schmitt to represent Arkansas in the 2018 Great American Seafood Cook-off in New Orleans, Louisiana, on August 4, 2018. Schmitt, who was born in …   - Read More >


Griffin Applauds U.S. Supreme Court Refusal to Hear Abortion Drug Challenge

May 29, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to hear a challenge to an Arkansas law on abortion-inducing drugs: 

“I applaud the U.S. Supreme Court’s …   - Read More >


Griffin Honors Sacrifice of Our Fallen Heroes

May 25, 2018

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

“Memorial Day is a time we set aside to remember and honor the sacrifice of the brave men and women who paid the ultimate price …   - Read More >


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