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Tim Griffin: Changes Needed to Common Core Standards

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/28/2015 3:22 pm

Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin says he thinks Arkansas should keep some elements of Common Core but make changes where necessary and rename the controversial education standards to more closely reflect the state's needs.

Arkansas to Pull Out of PARCC, Use ACT for Standard Tests

by Allen Reed, The Associated Press 6/8/2015 2:11 pm

Arkansas will change its provider of standardized tests, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Monday, the first shake up from an ongoing review of whether to retain Common Core education standards.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Members of Common Core Review Council

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2015 2:44 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday announced the members of his Governor’s Council on Common Core Review, which will be chaired by Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin. The governor's office said the members were chosen from more than 700 applicants and come from every corner of the state.

Carl Vogelpohl Leaves Legacy, Returns to Consulting

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/29/2014 12:00 am

Carl Vogelpohl quit as CEO of Legacy Neurosurgery in Little Rock after less than three months on the job to restart his political consulting business, Split Rail Consulting of Little Rock.

Senators Eye Plan to Abolish Lt. Governor's Office

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/14/2014 4:01 pm

Two Arkansas lawmakers are proposing to abolish the lieutenant governor's office, calling the state's No. 2 constitutional office an outdated post.

Tim Griffin A Weapon For GOP, Target for Democrats (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/16/2014 12:59 pm

By seeking the lieutenant governor's office, U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin represents a formidable weapon for fellow Republicans in their quest to take over the state's top elected spots in November. But the two-term congressman also represents an easy target for Democrats as they try to prevent that sweep.

Tim Griffin Mulling Run for Arkansas Lieutenant Governor

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/6/2014 4:40 pm

Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin says he's considering running for Arkansas lieutenant governor this year, potentially shaking up the race for the state's No. 2 office just months after announcing his retirement from Congress.

Arkansas Delegation Pans Obama's State of the Union Speech

by Associated Press 1/29/2014 6:55 am

Reaction to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address by members of Arkansas' congressional delegation, including Mark Pryor, John Boozman and Tim Griffin, who said it's time for the president "to step up and work with Congress to make things happen."

Pat Hays Announces Run for 2nd District Seat

by Associated Press 10/22/2013 3:10 pm

Pat Hays announced on Tuesday that he will run for the 2nd Congressional District next year. Hays is the first to launch a formal bid since Republican Tim Griffin said Monday he will not seek a third term.

Audio: Here's Tim Griffin Talking to Alice Stewart About His Decision Not to Run Again

by Lance Turner 10/21/2013 12:26 pm

U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Ark., announces that he won't seek re-election to his 2nd District congressional seat. Here's Griffin's appearance Monday morning on Alice Stewart's radio show.

Cotton, Crawford, Griffin, Womack Vote to Cut Food Stamps

by Associated Press 9/20/2013 7:50 am

Arkansas' four congressmen have voted to cut nearly $4 billion a year from the food stamp program, a 5 percent reduction to the nation's main feeding program used by more than 1 in 7 Americans.

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