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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 >


Lt. Governor Griffin Hosts COVID-19 Teleconference With Sen. Boozman, FEMA & ADEM Officials, and Mayors & Municipal Officials

May 01, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin hosted a teleconference today with U.S. Senator John Boozman, FEMA Region 6 Administrator Tony Robinson, ADEM Director A.J. Gary, and Arkansas municipal officials to discuss the impact of COVID-19 …   - Read More >


Lt. Governor Griffin Hosts COVID-19 Teleconference With Sen. Boozman, FEMA & ADEM Officials, and County Judges

April 22, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin hosted a teleconference today with U.S. Senator John Boozman, FEMA Region 6 Administrator Tony Robinson, ADEM Director A.J. Gary, and Arkansas County Judges to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on …   - Read More >


Lt. Governor Griffin and UAMS Announce Donation of 100,000 Hydroxychloroquine Tablets from Amneal Pharmaceuticals for Treatment of Chronic Illnesses, Including COVID-19

April 08, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin, in partnership with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., announced a donation of Hydroxychloroquine by Amneal Pharmaceuticals in response to …   - Read More >


Lt. Governor Griffin Joins Congressman Rick Crawford’s FARM Corps Efforts to Connect Unemployed Veterans With Farmers Impacted by COVID-19

April 07, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin announced today he is joining Congressman Rick Crawford, the Arkansas National Guard, Arkansas Department of Agriculture, the Arkansas Department of Veteran Affairs, and the Arkansas Farm Bureau …   - Read More >


Lt. Governor Griffin Mourns Death of Hot Springs Police Officer Brent Scrimshire

March 11, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin issued the following statement on the death of Hot Springs Police Officer Brent Scrimshire who was killed in the line of duty:

"My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Officer Brent …   - Read More >


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