USDA Rural Development Awards $49,500 to Craig County for Emergency Service Vehicles

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development today awarded a $49,500 grant to Craig County to purchase a new sheriff’s vehicle and an EMS vehicle. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Providing sufficient emergency services can be a challenge to rural jurisdictions such as those of the Ninth Congressional District. Today’s award of $49,500 by USDA Rura... Read more »

Griffith Statement on Inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after attending the inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris: “Congratulations to President Biden and Vice President Harris on taking their oaths of office. Our country faces grave challenges, and I appreciated the new President’s speech pledging to seek unity in addressing them. I will work with the new Administrat... Read more »

Community Health Centers Receive $309,420

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today awarded $200,220 in grant funding to Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems, Inc. and $109,200 to Clinch River Health Services, Inc., a total of $309,420. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Community health centers provide essential services to residents of the Ninth District. The $309,420 in grant funding... Read more »

Free Clinic Of The New River Valley Inc. Receives $101,760

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today awarded $101,760 in grant funding to Free Clinic Of The New River Valley Inc. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Community health centers provide essential services to residents of the Ninth District. The $101,760 in grant funding awarded to Free Clinic Of The New River Valley Inc. will assist these providers i... Read more »

Martinsville Henry County Coalition For Health And Wellness Receives $130,200

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today awarded $130,200 in grant funding to Martinsville Henry County Coalition For Health And Wellness. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Community health centers provide essential services to residents of the Ninth District. The $130,200 in grant funding awarded to Martinsville Henry County Coalition For Health And... Read more »

Griffith Statement on Death of Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Perry Hodge

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement on the death of Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Perry Hodge: “Sergeant Hodge served the people of Pulaski County for over fifteen years, most recently as a school resource officer. I join the people of Pulaski County in mourning the death of this committed public servant who dedicated his life to protecting them.” ### Read more »

Griffith, Republican Members Release Statement Ahead of Electoral College Vote

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37 Republican Members of Congress including Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued a statement in advance of the joint session of Congress at 1 p.m. today. The statement notes, "As it pertains to our constitutional duty as Members of Congress on January 6, we have no express authority or ability to independently prove the many allegations of fraud in the subject states." The concern of the memb... Read more »

Griffith Statement on the Passing of State Senator Ben Chafin

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement on the passing of state Senator Ben Chafin: “Senator Ben Chafin was a great legislator as well as a friend. As a native of Southwest Virginia, he cared deeply for its people and was a tremendous advocate for them in the state Senate. I will miss this good and dedicated public servant. My prayers are with his wife Lora and his family... Read more »

Griffith Statement on CASH Act

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement regarding the CASH Act of 2020: “Yesterday, the President signed the more than $2.3 trillion Omnibus, which included COVID relief. After signing it, the President issued a statement calling on Congress to increase the amount of money going to individuals AND to cut bloated government spending. “Today, the Democrats in the House put ... Read more »

Griffith Statement on Omnibus Appropriations Legislation

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement on the omnibus appropriations legislation funding the Federal Government for the rest of fiscal year 2021: “As a supporter of more relief in response to the coronavirus pandemic, I consistently urged congressional leadership to keep any relief package separate from any omnibus appropriations bill to fund the Federal Government. Omni... Read more »

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