Bluefield Daily Telegraph: More join fight to keep region's Minor League teams

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More join fight to keep region's Minor League teams By Charles Boothe Bluefield Daily Telegraph, January 28, 2020 CHARLESTON — Area Congressional representatives are on board with keeping Minor League Baseball in the region, but no progress on the issue has been reported. Both Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Va. 9th District, and Rep. Carol Miller, R-W.Va. 3rd District, want to keep the Appalachian League...

Griffith in the Roanoke Times: Is the office of House Speaker vacant?

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Griffith: Is the office of House Speaker vacant? Congressman Morgan Griffith Roanoke Times, January 11, 2020 On December 18, 2019, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi spoke on the floor of the House in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump. She told the House, “If we do not act now, we would be derelict in our duty.” Today, Speaker Pelosi is indeed derelict in her duty b...

Morgan Griffith in Richmond Times-Dispatch: Proportional representation promotes fairness

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Proportional representation promotes fairness Congressman Morgan Griffith Richmond Times-Dispatch, December 29, 2019 Rules are important. It’s a lesson we teach to our children early in life. An institution’s rules shape its character. They are meant to protect everyone, not simply the people who write them. When the Virginia House of Delegates convenes in January, one of the first votes will be o...

Christiansburg's Dish Network center to hire 200

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Christiansburg's Dish Network center to hire 200 By Jeff Sturgeon http://www.roanoke.com/news/roanoke/wb/315724 How to apply What: Job fair Where: Dish Network, 400 Technology Drive in Christiansburg (in Falling Branch Corporate Park just off Interstate 81) When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday For more details: Go to www.dish.com/christiansburg. Dish Network Corp. plans to hire 200 people to work full ...

Rep. Griffith to Newsmax: Obama Eroding Nation’s Economic Power Read more on Newsmax.com: Rep. Griffith to Newsmax: Obama Eroding Nation's Economic Power

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By Todd Beamon and John Bachman http://www.newsmax.com/America/obama-griffith-election-romney/2012/09/20/id/457003#ixzz2770uTEpu Four more years of President Barack Obama will bring a “real loss of economic power in this country,” Virginia Rep. Morgan Griffith tells Newsmax.TV. “We would see not just a few thousand layoffs, but tens of thousands of layoffs across the coal country of this nation –...

EPA stifles U.S. coal but subsidizes it in China

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http://washingtonexaminer.com/epa-stifles-u.s.-coal-but-subsidizes-it-in-china/article/2508576#.UG7jpj1STjK Two weeks ago, the United States national debt surpassed $16 trillion. To put that into perspective, that is more than $50,000 per person in the U.S. To finance this overwhelming debt, the U.S. is borrowing roughly 40 cents of every dollar we spend, a good portion of it from foreign countri...

GOP says coal mine closures underscore Obama 'war on coal'

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http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/e2-wire/250143-gop-says-coal-mine-closures-underscore-obama-war-on-coal By Zack Colman - 09/18/12 03:00 PM ET Republicans used a large coal firm’s decision to halt mining at eight sites Tuesday to attack President Obama’s regulatory policies that the GOP says targets the coal industry. Alpha Natural Resources, which possesses the world’s third-largest supply of coa...

Craig County farmers meet with Congressman Morgan Griffith

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By: Morgan Donnelly | WSLS http://www2.wsls.com/news/2012/aug/13/craig-county-farmers-meet-congressman-morgan-griff-ar-2129109/ From the farm lands of southwest Virginia to Washington DC., farmers are hoping their concerns are heard. "Eminent domain and also estate tax which is very important to all farmers and we need relief on some of these things,” says J.C. Winstead. "It is hard to survive whe...

Coal issue playing a major role in presidential Battleground States

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PR Newswire Count on Coal campaign forcing candidates to take sides in the 'war on coal' WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New billboard advertising in six battleground states across the country is asking voters if they know where candidates stand on coal use and affordable electricity. The recently launched Count on Coal campaign (www.countoncoal.org) has placed more than 150 b...

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