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Griffin Receives Endorsement of the Arkansas Realtors Political Action Committee

Will continue to advocate for policies that support growing jobs and homeownership

LITTLE ROCK – Second District Congressman Tim Griffin has received the endorsement of the Arkansas Realtors Political Action Committee (ARPAC) in his race for Lieutenant Governor. Griffin, a Republican, released the following statement:

“I am humbled to have earned the support of the Arkansas Realtors. Residential real estate is key to growing jobs and economic opportunity. I understand the role residential homeownership plays in our economy and in growing jobs in our community which is why as a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, I have fought to preserve the mortgage interest deduction for homeowners. I oppose excessive and overly burdensome regulations that threaten property rights and make owning a home more expensive. As Arkansas’s next Lieutenant Governor, I will continue to advocate for policies that support growing jobs and homeownership.”

Sharla Lau, ARPAC Chairperson said, “It is critical that Realtors form a working relationship with our elected officials. We look forward to working with Tim Griffin to encourage and protect the American Dream of Homeownership.”

To read the full endorsement press release from ARPAC, click here.

About Congressman Tim Griffin

Congressman Tim Griffin was re-elected as the 24th representative of Arkansas’s Second Congressional District on November 6, 2012. For the 113th Congress, he is a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means while also serving as an Assistant 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 17 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.

For more information about the campaign, please visit www.TimGriffinforArkansas.com. Griffin supporters can also follow the campaign on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/TGforArkansas and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/TimGriffinforArkansas.

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