Griffin to Host ‘Sweet Tea with Tim’


Congressman Tim Griffin (AR-02) issued the following statement in announcing details for his upcoming “Sweet Tea with Tim” listening tour event in Searcy:

“I am always looking for ways to serve better the folks I represent, and a key part of that effort is to hear what’s on their minds and update them on the issues they care about.  I have hosted a series of ‘Sweet Tea with Tim’ events, where folks come out and talk about issues over a glass of cold sweet tea.  I’m proud to announce that on Monday, I’ll be hosting a Sweet Tea event in Searcy.  I hope folks will join us for it.”

This free event is open to the public and will be held:

Monday, August 19, 2013

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. CT

White County Courthouse

300 North Spruce Street

Searcy, AR 72143

More Sweet Tea with Tim events are being planned.  Stay tuned for details.

Rep. Griffin is always available to meet with constituents whenever it is convenient for them.  If someone is unable to make this Sweet Tea event, they are encouraged to contact his office about scheduling an appointment by calling (501) 324-5941 or by emailing

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 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 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 and their two children.

Griffin’s congressional offices are located in Little Rock, Conway and Washington, and are open from 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.