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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 >


Griffin Releases Statement on Conviction of Former Senator Jon Woods

May 03, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement after a jury found former Senator Jon Woods guilty on fifteen of seveteen corruption-related charges:

“Today’s news that Senator Jon Woods was convicted of …   - Read More >


Griffin Discusses Importance of STEM Education at White House

March 15, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement after attending a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) event hosted by The White House featuring astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison speaking on the …   - Read More >


Griffin Applauds Governor’s Call to Reorganize and Reduce State Agencies

March 15, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement after Governor Asa Hutchinson's call to reorganize and reduce state agencies:

"State government taxes too much and spends too much, and as Lieutenant Governor …   - Read More >


Griffin Urges Legislative Action to Address Healthcare, Education Issues

March 13, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement in support of the special session to address Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) and Arkansas 529 college savings accounts:

"As the special session convenes, I …   - Read More >


Lieutenant Governor​ Griffin Calls for Action on Drug Pricing and PBMs

February 21, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement in support of legislative action to address the issue of drug pricing and Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs):

"I have heard from a number of Arkansans …   - Read More >


Lieutenant Governor Griffin Reflects on Global Impact of Rev. Billy Graham’s Life

February 21, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement after hearing of the passing of Rev. Billy Graham:

"One of my heroes passed away this morning: the world may never see the likes of the Rev. Billy Graham …   - Read More >


Lieutenant Governor​ Griffin Applauds Call for Special Session

February 19, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement in support of Governor Asa Hutchinson's call for a special legislative session to address the issue of drug pricing and Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs):

"I …   - Read More >


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