$1,072,356 Awarded to Black Lung Clinic Program in Jonesville

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $1,072,356 in funding for the Black Lung Clinic Program at St. Charles Health Council in Jonesville: “Black lung clinics help coal miners and their loved ones face this terrible affliction. I am glad to have worked to increase funding for black lung clinics during my tim... Read more »

Griffith Backs Legislation to Encourage American Manufacturing and Technological Leadership

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The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for the United States to secure critical supply chains and promote domestic manufacturing and technology. As part of a legislative agenda to reassert American leadership in these areas and reduce dependence on competitors such as China, Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today introduced the Advancing Quantum Computing Act and joined as an original... Read more »

Griffith Statement on House Democrat Proxy Voting Proposal

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement in opposition to the proposed rule change by the House Democrat majority to permit proxy voting on the floor of the House: “The House majority has proposed a change in the rules that defies the Constitution and undermines the House of Representatives as a legislative body. “The Constitution requires a majority of the House to conduc... Read more »

Griffith Opposes Speaker Pelosi’s $3 Trillion Wish List

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement opposing H.R. 6800, the House Democrat bill to be voted on in the House of Representatives Friday evening: “I’m voting against H.R. 6800, Speaker Pelosi’s $3 trillion, 1,815 page long liberal wish list. Her bill outrageously attempts to use the present crisis to radically transform America. “Among other preposterous provisions, H.R.... Read more »

Griffith Leads Bipartisan Effort to Preserve Paper Options for Retirement Documents

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Tags: Seniors

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) led a bipartisan letter signed by 47 Members of Congress in support of preserving paper options for retirement documents. The letter, sent to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the White House Office of Management and Budget, urged the rejection of the U.S. Department of Labor’s draft rule “Default Electronic Delivery by Employee Pension Benefit ... Read more »

$3.75 Million Awarded to Appalachian Community Capital

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Tags: Economy

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awarded $3.75 million to Appalachian Community Capital of Christiansburg for the COVID-19 Emergency Response for Small to Medium Enterprises. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Community development lenders help get local projects off the ground, but they have come under stress during the coronavirus outbreak. ARC’s award o... Read more »

$1,603,213 for Coronavirus Testing Awarded to Ninth District Community Health Centers

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $1,603,213 to Community Health Centers in Virginia’s Ninth Congressional District to expand coronavirus testing. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “More coronavirus testing will advance public health and help the safe reopening of our economy. The award of $1,603,213 from HHS to Ninth District Commu... Read more »

Griffith Calls on Northam to Reopen Churches

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice filed a statement of interest siding with a Virginia church seeking reopening: “I have been troubled by the closure of Virginia churches under Governor Northam’s stay at home order and on Thursday specifically asked the Governor when he would be reopening the churches. “Learning that a pastor has... Read more »

$274,168 Awarded for Housing Assistance to Low-Income Residents in Ninth District

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $274,168 to public housing agencies in Virginia’s Ninth Congressional District to support housing assistance for low-income residents. The funding was awarded through the CARES Act Admin Fee Regular and Mainstream Voucher Program. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “The coronavirus outbreak has i... Read more »

New River Valley Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Receives $3,971,825 Federal Grant for Mental Health

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it has awarded New River Valley Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic a mental health and substance abuse service grant totaling $3,971,825. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Mental health care cannot be neglected during the coronavirus outbreak. Certified community behavioral health clin... Read more »

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