Tim Griffin

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U.S. Representative

Tim Griffin (R)

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AR-02
Positions
Leadership: No leadership position
Committees:
(subcommittees and past assignments)
Next election: Nov. 6, 2012

Primary challenge: No

Incumbent running: Yes

2012 candidates for AR-02

Confirmed: Herb Rule, Tim Griffin
Possible: None so far
Out: None so far
(more info & editing for AR-02)
On the Web
Official website

Tim Griffin is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the second district of the State of Arkansas, since 2011.

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Positions, record and controversies

Environment

Environment. Tim Griffin for Congress. <http://www.timgriffinforcongress.com/issues.php#environment>.

Griffin supports a compromise between businesses and environmental issues. He wants to protect the environment and think in the long-term, but does not want to hinder American businesses.

Energy

Griffin tells Arkansas Times that BP responsible for oil disaster, must bear 'entire financial burden'. Tim Griffin for Congress. 06/16/10. <http://www.timgriffinforcongress.com/news_view.php?nid=223>.

Griffin believes that BP should be held financially responsible for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. He also believes the cap on liability should be raised, but he does believe there should be cap. He says that, "Without it [liability cap], only the very largest companies can compete, and highly successful smaller companies will be forced from the market."


Energy Independence and the Cap and Trade Energy Tax. Tim Griffin for Congress. <http://www.timgriffinforcongress.com/issues.php#energy>.

Griffin opposes cap and trade legislation believing it to be detrimental to Arkansas. He says cap and trade would eliminate jobs, increase costs for consumers, and hinder natural resource development. He supports "a combination of current and emerging technologies."

Climate

Technology

Innovation

Health

Griffin Opposes ‘Slaughter Solution’. Tim Griffin for Congress. 03/16/10. <http://www.timgriffinforcongress.com/news_view.php?nid=137>.

Griffin does not support the health care reform bill. He also does not support Pelosi’s request that the Senate vote not be recorded. He stated, "The healthcare plan will negatively affect Arkansas's budget, raise taxes, require citizens to purchase insurance, allow taxpayer dollars to be spent on abortions and increase government's involvement in our lives."


Griffin Signs Health Care Reform Pledge . Time Griffin for Congress. 01/20/10. <http://www.timgriffinforcongress.com/news_view.php?nid=65>.

If elected, Griffin promises to repeal the government-run health care bill. He wants free market solutions and competition to reform health care.

STEM Education

Research and Development

Bio

2010 elections

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.

Top Contributors to during the 2010 Election Cycle
DonorAmount (US Dollars)
Stephens Group$ 34,100
Society of Interventional Radiology$ 17,000
Every Republican is Crucial PAC$ 15,000
Murphy Oil$ 14,700
International Council of Shopping Cntrs$ 8,000
Arvest Bank Group$ 7,700
Dillard's$ 7,700
Jce Farms LLC$ 7,600
National Thoroughbred Racing Assn$ 7,500
Little Rock Hematology Oncology$ 5,200
Source: The Center for Responsive Politics' www.OpenSecrets.org site.
Note: Contributions are not from the organizations themselves, but are rather from
the organization's PAC, employees or owners. Totals include subsidiaries and affiliates.
Links to more campaign contribution information for Tim Griffin
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
Fundraising profile: 2008 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2008 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2008 election cycle Career totals

Committees and affiliations

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Contact

DC office
  • 1232 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
    Ph: 202-225-2506 Fax: 202-225-5903
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District offices
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On the Web
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