Virginia Small Businesses Eligible for Economic Injury Disaster Loans

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the U.S. Small Business Administration issued an Economic Injury Disaster Loan declaration for Virginia: “Many small businesses have been hit hard by the coronavirus’ economic impact. Those in Virginia are now eligible for Economic Injury Disaster Loans through the Small Business Administration, receiving up to $2 million in a... Read more »

Griffith Statement on Service Academy Day

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement regarding Service Academy Day: “I have been informed by the various United States Service Academies that, due to the unprecedented nature of the coronavirus emergency, they will not be able to attend the Service Academy Day on March 28th. It is with regret that I have chosen to postpone the Ninth District 2020 Service Academy Day in... Read more »

USDA Approves Flexibilities to Virginia School Meal Service in Response to Coronavirus

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved Virginia’s request to add flexibilities to school meal service during school closures in response to the coronavirus: “I appreciate USDA granting Virginia schools flexibility with school meal service. This will allow students who rely on school lunches to continue doing so whi... Read more »

Griffith Opposes FISA Renewal

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after voting against renewal of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA): “I have long believed the current FISA program infringes on the constitutional rights of American citizens. The report released last December by the Justice Department’s Inspector General, detailing FISA abuses against President Trump’s campaign, only ... Read more »

Griffith Announces 2020 Congressional Art Competition

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement announcing the beginning of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition in the Ninth District: “Each year, the U.S. House of Representatives sponsors the Congressional Art Competition for high school students. It’s a great opportunity to see the artistic talents of Southwest Virginia students, one of whom will have his or her work select... Read more »

Griffith Supports Effort to Highlight Importance of Minor League Baseball

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after H.R. 6020, which requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to evaluate the social, economic, and historic contributions of Minor League Baseball to American life, passed the U.S. House of Representatives with his support: “Minor League Baseball brings America’s pastime out of big cities to the country’s smaller towns... Read more »

Griffith Welcomes 1901 Group’s Plan to Create 150 New Jobs, Invest $1.15 Million in Washington County

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement applauding the announcement by information technology service provider 1901 Group that it would create 150 new jobs and invest $1.15 million in a Washington County operation: “Technology companies are finding a home in Southwest Virginia. The IT provider 1901 Group plans to create 150 new jobs and invest $1.15 million in Washington ... Read more »

Griffith Opposes Combining Coronavirus Funding, FISA Reauthorization in One Legislative Package

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after he joined 37 Members of Congress in a letter to the House majority leadership opposing a legislative package combining funding for the coronavirus and Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) reauthorization: “I signed this letter because I strongly feel that the separate issues of fighting the coronavirus and reauthorizin... Read more »

Griffith to Host Academy Day on March 28 in Wytheville

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) will be hosting his 2020 Service Academy Day on Saturday, March 28, 2020. Students will have the opportunity to meet with invited officials from the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Military Academy (West Point), the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, as well as representatives from the Virginia Tech Corps of C... Read more »

Griffith Announces $56,043 in Federal Funding for Senior Services in Montgomery County

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement after the Corporation for National and Community Services awarded the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors $56,043 in federal funding to support the Senior Corps RSVP Program: “Our communities depend on active and engaged citizens to keep them safe, welcoming, and strong. The Senior Corps RSVP Program helps senior citizens w... Read more »

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