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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 >


Griffin Applauds Passage of Governor Hutchinson’s Transformation Plan

April 11, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement after the signing of HB1763, the Transformation and Efficiencies Act of 2019, to reorganize and reduce state agencies:

“I applaud the Arkansas General …   - Read More >


Griffin Discusses Benefits of President Trump’s Trade Policies at White House, Need to Pass USMCA

March 27, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement after joining fellow Lt. Governors at The White House with Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and Director of the National Economic Council Larry Kudlow to discuss the …   - Read More >


Griffin Praises SB620 Establishing a School Choice Pilot Program and Governor’s Commitment to the Bill

March 21, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement in support of Senate Bill 620 to establish the Capitol Promise Scholarship Pilot Program in Pulaski County:

"For far too long, students in Arkansas have been unable …   - Read More >


Griffin Praises Trump Administration’s Bold New School Choice Plan

March 06, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement in support of the Trump Administration’s proposed Education Freedom Scholarships:

"I applaud President Donald Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos for their …   - Read More >


Griffin Applauds Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Innovation Council

February 19, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement praising the Arkansas Innovation Council: 

“I applaud Governor Asa Hutchinson for his efforts to make Arkansas a leader in technology and innovation by creating the …   - Read More >


Griffin Celebrates National School Choice Week

January 25, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement in support of school choice after attending the School Choice Rally at the Arkansas State Capitol:

"Parents, not the government, should decide where and how their …   - Read More >


Griffin Honors Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

January 21, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Lt. Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday:

“Reflecting on the legacy of Dr. King, I am again struck by his passion, conviction, and courage in the face of …   - Read More >


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