Griffith Statement on Memorial Day

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement honoring Memorial Day: “On the last Monday in May, we honor those who sacrificed themselves for the sake of America – those that paid the price for American freedom. “I am grateful to those men and women who paved the way for the freedom of our great country. Today, let us appreciate the patriots who fought and died for our co...

Griffith Statement on Death of Former U.S. Senator John Warner

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement upon the death of former U.S. Senator John Warner (R-VA): “John Warner was an old friend. More importantly for the country and the Commonwealth, he was a giant of Virginia politics. For five terms he represented Virginia with distinction in the United States Senate, and among his achievements, he helped drive the military expa...

Griffith Statement on SunCoke Energy’s $50 Million Investment in Buchanan County

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement after the announcement that SunCoke Energy plans to invest $50 million in its Buchanan County manufacturing operation: “SunCoke Energy is an important asset for Buchanan County’s economy. The company’s planned $50 million investment reinforces its commitment to jobs in the region, strengthens Buchanan County’s economic outlook...

Giles County Broadband Project Awarded $124,600 Grant

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The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) today awarded the New River Valley Regional Commission $124,600 for the Painter School Road Broadband Project in Giles County. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Closing the digital divide is essential for economic development, job growth, and the quality of life in rural areas. ARC’s award of $124,600 for the Painter Schoo...

Tri-Area Community Health Awarded $2,393,926

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today awarded $2,393,926 to Tri-Area Community Health, based in Laurel Fork. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Community health centers provide vital medical services to many in Virginia’s Ninth District. The more than $2 million in funding announced today for Tri-Area Community Health will help its staff cont...

Ninth District Community Health Centers Awarded More Than $6 Million

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today awarded $4,663,688 to St. Charles Health Council, based in Jonesville, and $1,357,198 to Clinch River Health Services, based in Dungannon, for a total of $6,020,886 in funding. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Community health centers provide vital medical services to many in Virginia’s Ninth District. ...

Griffith Bill to Prevent Opioid Abuse Passes House

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The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 1899, the Ensuring Compliance Against Drug Diversion Act, introduced by Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA). Griffith issued the following statement: “Registrations to manufacture, distribute, or dispense opioids are not commodities to be bought or sold, but must be earned. The opioid crisis grew in part due to their abuse. My bill, the Ensuring C...

Appalachian Regional Commission Awards $500,000 for Millwald Theatre Restoration in Wytheville

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The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) today awarded $500,000 for the restoration of the Millwald Theatre in Wytheville. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “The Millwald Theatre is an important asset for economic development in Wytheville. ARC’s award of $500,000 for its restoration will be a tremendous benefit for the project and, ultimately, the people of Wythe...

Appalachian Regional Commission Awards $498,961 to Piedmont Regional Community Services Board for Substance Abuse Recovery Programs

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The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) today awarded $498,961 to the Piedmont Regional Community Services Board, based in Martinsville, to develop a substance abuse recovery ecosystem and remove barriers to obtaining employment for those recovering from substance abuse. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Substance abuse can throw a person’s life off track, but t...

Appalachian Regional Commission Awards $371,000 to LENOWISCO for Substance Abuse Recovery Programs

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The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) today awarded $371,000 to the LENOWISCO Planning District Commission, based in Duffield, to develop a substance abuse recovery ecosystem and remove barriers to obtaining employment for those recovering from substance abuse. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Substance abuse can throw a person’s life off track, but the disru...

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