Griffith Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs Case

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization: “Roe v. Wade was a constitutional error that has produced decades of tragedy. The Supreme Court got the law right today in Dobbs. The Court has returned to the individual states the ability to make their own decisions on this issue. Our task going forwa...

Griffith Opposes Senate Gun Legislation

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after voting against legislation originating in the U.S. Senate imposing new restrictions on gun ownership: “The Senate’s gun bill threatens the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding gun owners. It supports red flag laws at the state level but does not in my opinion include sufficient guarantees that these laws respect due process ...

Griffith Statement on Victory at Supreme Court for Second Amendment

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court struck down a restrictive New York gun law in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen: “The Second Amendment is part of our Constitution. It guarantees the right to bear arms, and that right should not be treated with less consideration than the other rights protected by the Constitution. I applaud...

USDA Rural Development Awards $60,000 to Norton for New Law Enforcement Vehicle

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development has awarded a grant of $33,000 and a loan of $27,000, totaling $60,000, to the City of Norton to purchase a new law enforcement vehicle. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Public safety is among the foremost tasks of government. USDA Rural Development’s award of $60,000 to the City of Norton will help its ...

Griffith Votes for Mental Health Legislation

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after he voted in favor of the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act of 2022, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives: “The mental health of our citizens deserves our urgent attention, especially after the incredible strain imposed across society by the pandemic. While not perfect, this bipartisan legislation au...

Griffith Cosponsors Bill to Help Prevent Future Baby Formula Shortages

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) is an original cosponsor of the More Options for Infants and Parents Act, a bill to help prevent future baby formula shortages and address the immediate crisis families are facing. The bill was introduced by Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health. “The infant formula shortage has created anxiety and d...

Ninth District Traveling Staff Office Hours for June

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Congressman Griffith’s Ninth District STAFF will be available at the following locations during the month of June. Traveling office hours follow the status of local government offices, which vary across the 22 counties and seven independent cities of the Ninth District. June 8, 2022 Scott County: 9:00 am – 10:30 am Community Services Building Board of Supervisors Room 190 Beech Street Gate City, V...

Griffith Applauds USDA Rural Development Award of $3,864,000 to Wythe County for Water Infrastructure

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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development today awarded a grant of $1,932,000 and approved a loan of $1,932,000 to Wythe County to provide public water service. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Some of the residents of Wythe County are currently serviced by private wells that suffer from both quality and quantity issues. Today’s award by USDA Rural ...

Appalachian Regional Commission Awards $500,000 for Glamorgan Sewer Line Project

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The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded $500,000 to Wise County for the Glamorgan sewer line project. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “The Glamorgan sewer line project will benefit the health and quality of life for Wise County residents and improve potential for economic development. ARC’s award of $500,000 is a welcome investment toward completing...

Griffith Statement on Health and Human Services Award of $1,085,348 to Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems, Inc.

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $1,085,348 to Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems, Inc. headquartered in Saltville. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Community health centers provide care to many in Southwest Virginia. This award of $1,085,348 to Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems, serving residents of Meadowview...

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