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Arkansas Opens Filing Period for 2014 Election

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/24/2014 4:33 pm

Vowing to complete a takeover of the state's top offices after recent GOP gains, Republicans running for Arkansas governor and a U.S. Senate seat were among the dozens of candidates who made their bids official as the filing period opened Monday.

US Rep. Tim Griffin Running for Lieutenant Governor

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/13/2014 10:05 am

U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin said Thursday that he will seek the Republican nomination for Arkansas lieutenant governor, jumping into state politics just months after announcing his retirement from Congress.

Ann Clemmer Running for 2nd District US House Seat

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/30/2013 2:18 pm

State Rep. Ann Clemmer says she's seeking the Republican nomination for the central Arkansas congressional seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin. Clemmer is now the third Republican to enter the race for the 2nd Congressional District since Griffin said last week that he wouldn't seek re-election.

French Hill Says He'll Run for 2nd District Congressional Seat

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/29/2013 4:46 pm

Little Rock banking executive French Hill, the founder, chairman and CEO of Delta Trust & Banking Corp. of Little Rock, says he's running for the Republican nomination for the central Arkansas U.S. House seat, which is being vacated by Tim Griffin.

Arkansas GOP Lawmakers Vent Concerns on Health Law

by Associated Press 10/28/2013 11:42 am

Arkansas' Republican U.S. House members and senator are venting concerns about the federal health care law's implementation in a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

Bill Would Protect Pop-Up Kids' Consignment Sales

by Associated Press 10/22/2013 4:36 pm

A bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin would exempt children's consignment sales from certain federal labor regulations.

Tim Griffin Won't Run for 3rd Term

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/21/2013 11:09 am

Tim Griffin's campaign says the Republican congressman won't seek a third term representing central Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Arkansas Delegation Supports Bill to Reopen Government

by Associated Press 10/17/2013 7:08 am

Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation supported legislation late Wednesday to reopen the federal government and avoid a threatened national default. After the House vote, Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said he reluctantly supported it.

Tim Griffin Reports Raising $208k in 3rd Quarter

by Associated Press 10/15/2013 1:40 pm

Republican Congressman Tim Griffin has raised more than $208,000 over the past three months as he runs for another term representing central Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Tim Griffin Deletes 'Violent Rhetoric' Tweet After Capitol Shooting

by Associated Press 10/4/2013 7:59 am

A Republican congressman from Arkansas posted, then deleted, a tweet criticizing President Barack Obama and Democratic lawmakers for "violent rhetoric" during a U.S. Capitol lockdown following a shooting.

Arkansas Congressmen Support Plan to Delay Health Care Act

by Associated Press 9/29/2013 3:43 pm

Arkansas' four members of the U.S. House of Representatives each voted for a resolution that would temporarily fund the federal government while delaying implementation of the federal health care act.

Arkansas Delegation Reacts to US Budget Vote

by Associated Press 9/20/2013 12:36 pm

Republican members of the Arkansas congressional delegation are praising a U.S. House vote to keep government operations funded while crippling President Barack Obama's health care law.

Tim Griffin: Opposed to Military Action in Syria

by Associated Press 9/10/2013 10:46 am

Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin says he's opposed to military action in Syria.

Report Shows Problems with Arkansas Exxon Pipeline

by Associated Press 8/2/2013 8:55 am

A technical report on the ExxonMobil pipeline that failed in Faulkner County and spilled crude oil in a neighborhood shows that problems were identified with its construction method as early as 1989, a newspaper reported Thursday.

Democrat Dianne Curry Drops Out of Lieutenant Governor's Race

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/31/2013 7:26 am

The president of the Little Rock School Board announced Tuesday she was dropping her 2014 bid for lieutenant governor and is considering a run for a central Arkansas congressional seat.

Bill Halter Quits Race for Governor to Avoid 'Divisive Primary'

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/29/2013 10:05 am

Former Lt. Gov. Bill Halter dropped out of the race for Arkansas governor Monday, saying he wanted to avoid a divisive primary with former U.S. Rep. Mike Ross for the Democratic nomination in 2014. Halter, who entered the race in January, told supporters about his decision in an email.

Mark Pryor, John Boozman Also Propose Tax Relief After Oil Spill in Mayflower

by Associated Press 7/24/2013 2:19 pm

U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman have introduced legislation to exempt Arkansans who receive compensation from ExxonMobil for the Mayflower pipeline spill are not taxed by the federal government.

Tim Griffin Proposes Tax Relief After Mayflower Oil Spill

by Associated Press 7/22/2013 1:15 pm

Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin says people affected the oil spill deserve to be compensated, and he says they shouldn't have to pay more taxes because of that compensation.

Arkansas Congressmen Back Health Care Law Delay

by Associated Press 7/18/2013 7:23 am

Arkansas' four congressmen have voted for proposals to delay implementing two key parts of the federal health care law.Tom Cotton, Rick Crawford, Tim Griffin

Tim Griffin Raises $275K for Re-Election Bid

by Associated Press 7/15/2013 9:44 am

U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin's campaign says he has raised more than $275,000 over the past three months for his re-election bid.