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Griffin Releases Second Television Ad: “Tell It Like It Is”

Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Joe Woodward of Magnolia, appears in new ad

LITTLE ROCK – Second District Congressman Tim Griffin, Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor, released his second television ad of the general election campaign and the following statement:

“At a young age, my parents taught me to tell it like it is and that’s exactly what I will do as lieutenant governor. Arkansas needs reform. It’s past time for us to reform our tax code, modernize workforce training and demand a top to bottom review of each and every state agency and their regulations. I want to take Arkansas in a better direction so we can grow good-paying jobs and compete.”

“Tell It Like It Is” Script

Griffin: “If you want to know what somebody is all about, find out how they were raised.

Chryon: Magnolia, AR

Griffin: “I’m Tim Griffin, and I was raised right here in Magnolia.

Chryon: Tim Griffin


Griffin: “The son of a Baptist pastor and a teacher, I learned here to tell it like it is and that’s what I will do as lieutenant governor.

Griffin: “The Obama policies are hurting our country, and I have fought the president’s bad ideas every step of the way.

Chryon: Tim Griffin


Griffin: “But now we need to reform our government, grow jobs and take Arkansas in a better direction.”

Chryon: Government reform

Chryon: Job growth

Chryon: A better direction


Narrator: Tim Griffin. Lieutenant Governor.

The ad can be viewed 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 18 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.

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