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MEDIA ADVISORY | Griffin to Make Stops in Fort Smith

January 06, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin will make two stops in Fort Smith today.

WHAT:             Griffin will take part in the District 6 Veteran Service Office Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. He will then visit the Sebastian County DHS Office.

WHEN:             Wednesday, January 6

                       Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

                       DHS Office Visit: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

*** Lieutenant Governor Griffin will be available to the press before and after the DHS office visit at 1:30 PM.

WHERE:           Ribbon Cutting Ceremony:

                        616 Garrison Avenue, Room 101

                        Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901  

                        DHS Office Visit:

                        616 Garrison Avenue, 3rd Floor

                        Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901

About Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin

Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin was elected on November 4, 2014. From 2011-2015, Griffin served as the 24th representative of Arkansas’s Second Congressional District. For the 113th Congress, he was a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means while also serving as a Deputy Whip for the Majority. In the 112th Congress, he served as a member of the House Armed Services Committee, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Griffin is a graduate of Magnolia High School, Hendrix College in Conway and Tulane Law School in New Orleans, and attended graduate school at Oxford University. He has served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 19 years, was deployed to Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He also served as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas and Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Political Affairs for President George W. Bush. Griffin lives in Little Rock with his wife Elizabeth, a Camden native, and their two children.


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