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Honoring the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Location: Washington, DC

Congressman Tim Griffin (AR-02) today issued the following statement in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:

"I join Arkansans in honoring the life and immense contribution Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made to our country and the world. His fight against injustice and his legacy of peace continue to resonate today. We must pass on to our children Dr. King's vision of judging men and women "by the content of their character' to further his dream of a better tomorrow."

About Congressman Tim Griffin

Congressman Tim Griffin was elected the 24th representative of Arkansas's Second Congressional District on November 2, 2010. For the 112th Congress, he is a member of the House Armed Services Committee and the House Committee on the Judiciary while also serving as an Assistant Whip for the majority.

Griffin is a graduate of 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 14 years, was deployed to Iraq and holds the rank of Major. 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 and their two children.

Griffin's congressional offices are located in Little Rock and Washington, D.C., and are open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT, except for federal holidays. Office locations and directions are available online at, by phone (501) 324-5941 or by writing the Office of Congressman Tim Griffin, 1232 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515.

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