Today, Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) and Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) applauded the Committee passage of their Halt All Lethal Trafficking of (HALT) Fentanyl Act, legislation to address the permanent scheduling of fentanyl analogues. It was favorably passed out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and will now go to the House floor for a vote.
“I am pleased the Energy and… Read more »
Over the past few years, there has been an alarming trend of parents being forcibly shut out of their children’s education by certain school districts.
I’ve recognized the urgency of correcting this issue.
Parents are the people primarily responsible for directing their children’s education and they have rights.
That’s why I voted in favor of H.R. 5, the Parents Bill of Rights… Read more »
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded $2,578,604 to Tri-Area Community Health, which serves residents in the counties of Carroll, Floyd, Franklin, Grayson, and Patrick, as well as the City of Galax. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement:
“The more than $2 million in funding announced today will greatly benefit countless… Read more »
Friday, March 24, 2023 – Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded $4,830,688 to St. Charles Health Council Inc, based in Jonesville, VA. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement:
“The St. Charles Health Council provides critical medical services in Lee County and the more than $4 million in funding announced today will help St.… Read more »
Today, Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA), along with Congresswoman Angie Craig (D-MN), introduced two pieces of legislation aimed at creating potential pathways for regulation of cannabidiol (CBD) products.
In the Farm Bill of 2018, Congress removed hemp-derived CBD from the Controlled Substance Act, which legalized the production of hemp and hemp-derived CBD. The Farm Bill still… Read more »
Thanks to the new Republican majority, this Congress my committee responsibilities have expanded. Along with serving on the Energy and Commerce Committee, in January I was selected by Speaker Kevin McCarthy as one of eight Republicans to serve on the Committee on House Administration.
While not well known, the House Administration Committee has a significant portfolio.
Part of our job… Read more »
Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement announcing the beginning of the 2023 Congressional Art Competition in the Ninth District:
“Each year, the U.S. House of Representatives sponsors the Congressional Art Competition for high school students. It’s a great opportunity to see the artistic talents of Southwest Virginia students, one of whom will have his or her… Read more »
Today, Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Good Neighbor” final rule, which targets power plants and heavy industry:
“The EPA’s newest interstate emission rules will accelerate coal power plant closings and could lead to grid reliability problems like rolling blackouts throughout multiple states, including… Read more »
Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) released the following statement on the passage of the COVID-19 Origin Act, S. 619, by vote in the House of 419-0, which requires the Director of National Intelligence to declassify information relating to the origin of COVID-19:
“For too long, questions surrounding the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic have gone unanswered. While we were originally told… Read more »
In January, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Army Corps)’s published a final Waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule. This rule is scheduled to take effect on March 20th. It makes significant changes to expand the federal government’s authority to regulate any body of water.
Using sweeping terms to define millions of acres, the rule… Read more »