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Aircraft Interior Solutions Awaits FAA Review of Innovative Seat

by George Waldon 11/30/2015 12:00 am

A small company in North Little Rock is poised for expansion thanks in part to an innovative passenger seat undergoing review by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin Talks Importance of Arkansas' Airports

by Associated Press 10/5/2015 7:00 am

When it comes to economic development, Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin said the Natural State's municipal and regional airports aren't islands and can be key to commercial growth.

Task Force: Continue With Common Core But Review, Replace Where Needed

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/30/2015 10:21 am

A task force is recommending Arkansas continue using Common Core as the state reviews the controversial education standards and looks at changing and replacing them where needed.

Galley Support Innovations Announces Sherwood Expansion

by Mark Carter 4/2/2015 3:24 pm

Galley Support Innovations Inc. of Sherwood announced Thursday that it completed a 3,800-SF expansion and plans to add another 21,000-SF on property adjacent to its Manson Road headquarters.

Arkansas House Members Approve Capital Gains Tax Break

by Associated Press 3/25/2015 3:05 pm

Arkansas House members have passed a bill to restore a capital gains tax break that had been reduced to help pay for a middle class income tax cut proposed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

Tim Griffin Backs Arkansas Lieutenant Governor Ballot Change

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/3/2015 6:18 pm

Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin said Tuesday he's backing a lawmaker's push for his office to no longer be a separately elected position and instead have Arkansas' No. 2 constitutional officer appear on the ballot as the governor's running mate.

Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin to Lead Common Core Task Force

by Associated Press 2/11/2015 11:16 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says Arkansas Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin will lead a task force that will study the state's Common Core education standards. Hutchinson said Wednesday that he will name all 16 members of the panel, selecting them from among educators, parents, business leaders and students.

Tim Griffin Takes Senior Adviser Position at Purple Strategies

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/20/2015 9:51 am

Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin has joined Purple Strategies of Washington, D.C., as a senior advisor for communications and growth strategies.

Tim Griffin Pushes to Give Up Some Power as State's No. 2

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/19/2015 7:37 am

Arkansas Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin says he wants to use the state's No. 2 post to help fellow Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson's agenda, and is urging lawmakers to scale back some of his office's powers.

Chief Justice Inaugurates 6 Arkansas Constitutional Officers

by Associated Press 1/13/2015 11:07 am

In ceremonies in the Arkansas House chamber Tuesday morning, a clerk read last November's election results before Arkansas' Chief Justice Jim Hannah swore in Lieutenant governor Tim Griffin and four others. Justice Jo Hart swore in Attorney General Leslie Rutledge.

Leslie Rutledge Names Judd Deere Communications Director

by Associated Press 12/23/2014 9:21 am

Arkansas Attorney General-Elect Leslie Rutledge has named Judd Deere of Little Rock as communications director for her administration.

French Hill Hires Brooke Bennett as Chief of Staff

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/26/2014 9:07 am

Rep.-elect French Hill announced Tuesday the hire of A. Brooke Bennett as his chief of staff.

GOP Sweeps State Constitutional Offices

by Associated Press 11/4/2014 9:28 pm

Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin has been elected Arkansas' new lieutenant governor as the GOP sweeps other state constitutional offices including Mark Martin winning re-election for Secretary of State. Griffin defeated Democrat John Burkhalter and Libertarian Chris Olson in Tuesday's contest. The two-term congressman succeeds former Lt. Gov. Mark Darr, who resigned earlier this year amid an ethics investigation.

#ARPX: What to Watch on Election Day (Robert Coon & Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford and Lance Turner 10/29/2014 4:01 pm

It's the penultimate Arkansas Business #ARPX column of 2014! Before next week’s post-election wrap-up, we’ve once again asked Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford to weigh in on what we’ve seen — and will seen — in these final days of the midterm campaign.

Lieutenant Governor Hopefuls Say Post is Essential

by Jill Bleed, The Associated Press 10/20/2014 3:01 pm

Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin and Democrat John Burkhalter both say the Arkansas lieutenant governor's office is still very much needed, even though the post has been vacant for nine months and some lawmakers are working to eliminate the job altogether.

#ARPX TV Ads Reviewed, Part II (Robert Coon & Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford 10/8/2014 7:50 am

Part 2 in our series looking at Arkansas political ads. Columnists Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford offer their critiques of TV spots in the races for Arkansas lieutenant governor, Arkansas attorney general, 4th District Congress and 2nd District Congress.

Burn, Baby, Burn (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 6/4/2014 1:00 pm

On Tuesday President Obama unveiled new carbon emission standards for power plants, giving Arkansas the unprecedented ability to determine its own plan for meeting those standards. The political and economic challenges in Arkansas are significant, and the outcomes will greatly influence our collective future.

Mark Pryor: Not Ready to Call for Eric Shinseki Resignation

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/29/2014 3:25 pm

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor said Thursday he's outraged over treatment delays within the Veterans Affairs health care system, but said he's not ready yet to call for the VA secretary's resignation over the problems.

Top Races Take Back Seat in Arkansas Primary

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/20/2014 12:02 pm

Arkansas' campaigns for governor and the U.S. Senate will take a back seat to dozens of congressional, statewide and legislative matchups Tuesday as voters decide the state's various primary races.

One Year After Spill, Clinton School Panel Discusses Lessons From ExxonMobil's Pipe Break in Mayflower

by Christina Huynh, The Associated Press 4/1/2014 7:26 am

A year after a major oil spill in a small Arkansas town, a congressman says that while communities believe they are ready for a disaster, there is always something else to do to prepare.