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Tim Griffin (R)
|Leadership:||No leadership position|
|(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)|
Positions, record and controversies
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.
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."
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.
Research and Development
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|
|Donor||Amount (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|
|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|
- Revolving door profile for Tim Griffin from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
- 2006 privately funded travel profile for Tim Griffin from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
- Personal finance profile for Tim Griffin from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
Committees and affiliations
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Articles and resources
Semantic data ()
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|Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives|
|Title: Rep||First name: Tim||Middle name:||Last name: Griffin|
|Party: R||State: AR||District:
02 District short: 2
|Currently in office? True|
|Phone: 202-225-2506||Fax: 202-225-5903||Website: http://griffin.house.gov||Webform email: http://griffin.house.gov/contact-me/email-me|
|DC office: 1232 Longworth House Office Building|
|Bioguide ID: G000567||Votesmart ID: 119213||FEC ID: H0AR02107||Govtrack ID: 412401|
|CRP ID: N00031297||Eventful ID:||Old Sunlight ID:||Twitter ID: RepTimGriffin|
|OpenCongress Wiki URL: http://www.opencongress.org/wiki/Tim_Griffin||YouTubeID:||Senate class:|
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
Ranking Member On:
Ranking Member On:
|First Elected to Current Office:
November 2, 2010
|First Took Current Office:
January 3, 2011
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Date of Birth:
November 2, 2010