Griffith to Host MOVA Technologies of Pulaski at Event Highlighting Energy and Environmental Innovation

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) will host MOVA Technologies of Pulaski at the Energy and Environment Innovation Showcase in Washington, D.C., on Monday, December 9. The showcase, sponsored by the Republicans of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, will highlight ongoing research and technological development intended to reduce emissions and power economic growth into the future. “Innovation... Read more »

Griffith Supports Legislation to Crack Down on Robocalls

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after voting in support of the TRACED Act: “Robocalls are a great annoyance. Worse, robocalls can swindle people out of their personal information and savings and tie up phone lines needed for legitimate purposes. “The TRACED Act will help reduce this scourge. It will require phone companies to implement authentication and blocking ... Read more »

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 12.2.19

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"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. It has to be fought for and defended by each generation." These words of President Ronald Reagan come to mind when I observe events in Hong Kong today. The people of that territory in East Asia, which came under the sovereignty of China less than a generation ago, are now fighting to keep alive the freedom they have known. Hong Kong ... Read more »

Griffith Announces $2,282,418 in Federal Grants for Head Start and Early Head Start

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $2,282,418 to People Incorporated of Virginia, based in Abingdon, for the Head Start and Early Head Start Program: “Early childhood well-being is important to the development of children. The $2,282,418 in grant money allocated to People Incorporated of Vir... Read more »

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 11.25.19

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The year 2019 has been one of commemoration in Virginia. It marks 400 years since several events that unmistakably shaped the future of our Commonwealth and our country: the arrival of women, slavery, and representative government. Some were accomplishments in which we should take great pride, such as the institution of the Virginia House of Burgesses and thus representative government in the New ... Read more »

Ninth District Traveling Staff Office Hours for December

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Congressman Griffith’s Ninth District STAFF will be available at the following locations during the month of December. In the event of inclement weather (heavy snow, sleet, icy rain, etc.), traveling office hours may be rescheduled to avoid putting constituents at risk. If a County’s or City’s schools are closed, then its office hours will be closed as well. Please contact the Christiansburg Offic... Read more »

Griffith Supports Efforts to Improve Maternal Health, Expand Broadband as They Advance Out of Energy and Commerce Committee

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed bills to support maternal health care and expand broadband coverage: “This week, the Energy and Commerce Committee advanced several bills that have the potential to make a positive impact on residents of Virginia’s Ninth Congressional District. They seek to address some of the uni... Read more »

Griffith Announces $154,600 Federal Grant for Telemedicine

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development awarded $154,600 to the Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens, Inc., of Cedar Bluff for telemedicine services: “Telemedicine bridges the gap between health care providers and patients, a valuable service in remote areas and for individuals with difficulty traveling. USDA... Read more »

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 11.18.19

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Help for New Mothers More mothers are dying during childbirth. This trend is even more pronounced in rural areas. On November 13, the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee passed legislation focused on improving maternal health. Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began national monitoring of pregnancy-related deaths, it has observed a tragic trend. These... Read more »

Griffith Announces $40,000 in Federal Funding for Police Vehicle in Town of Pound

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded $40,000 in federal funding to the Town of Pound for a new police vehicle: “Public services are important to a community’s quality of life, but rural communities often face challenges in funding these services. USDA’s investment of $40,000 for a new police vehicle in the Town of... Read more »

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