Coal Continues to be Major Issue in Virginia

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http://www.marketwatch.com/story/coal-continues-to-be-major-issue-in-virginia-2012-07-16 WASHINGTON, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Congressional Hearing highlights Virginia's frustration with the Obama Administration's regulations Alpha Natural Resources President Paul Vining, testifying at a congressional hearing today in Abingdon, Va., said, "While there is no question that our indus... Read more »

Republicans Bring Charge of Obama ‘War on Coal’ to Virginia

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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-07-16/republicans-bring-charge-of-obama-war-on-coal-to-virginia-1-.html By Mark Drajem - Republicans took their complaints about President Barack Obama’s rules to curb pollution from coal power plants to rural Virginia, saying the regulations will harm the economy of the election battleground state. Joining the lawmakers at a hearing in the coal-dependent southw... Read more »

Goodlatte, Griffith and Hurt: GOP exhibits resolve to repeal

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By: BOB GOODLATTE, H. MORGAN GRIFFITH AND ROBERT HURT | Times-Dispatch http://www2.timesdispatch.com/news/oped/2012/jul/03/tdopin02-goodlatte-griffith-and-hurt-gop-exhibits--ar-2029889/ In the days after the Supreme Court's disappointing ruling on President Obama's health care law, the resolve of the American people and Republicans in Congress only grows stronger. While the Supreme Court upheld t... Read more »

Goodlatte, Griffith, Hurt honor D-Day veteran Bob Slaughter on House floor

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By: WSLS-TV Staff Reports | WASHINGTON, DC -- Southwest Virginia's three Congressmen praised the life of Roanoke D-Day veteran Bob Slaughter on the House floor Thursday morning. 6th District Congressman Bob Goodlatte gave the speech, with 9th District Congressman Morgan Griffith, and 5th District Congressman Robert hurt joining him in offering the speech. The trio praised Slaughter's work on beha... Read more »

Drive Across America, Armed

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Drive Across America, Armed -- Congress should force anti-gun governments to obey federal transport laws By Emily Miller, The Washington Times Link Americans choose to take to the roads for vacations and to visit friends and family on Memorial Day. Often, they'll bring their firearms with them for sport or personal protection, and it's perfectly legal under federal law. This gets under the skin o... Read more »

Coal Issue Catches Fire In Presidential Campaign

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Coal Issue Catches Fire In Presidential Campaign By Pierre Bertrand, International Business Times Link The Obama administration is increasingly under fire for its policy on coal. At a conference hosted by the Eastern Coal Council on Monday in Kingsport, Tenn., speakers said President Barack Obama's Environmental Protection Agency is "at war with the coal industry." The share of power generation i... Read more »

What the Mainstream Media Isn’t Reporting About Solyndra

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By Congressman Morgan Griffith Hyperlink After just a short time in Congress, I find myself more keenly aware of the research and reporting failures of the modern mainstream media. If a story gets more depth and attention than the typical 10 second sound bite, I admit, I’m surprised. Solyndra is no different. There are a number of facts surrounding the Solyndra story that don’t seem to be getting ... Read more »

Congressman takes questions from CCHS students

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By Allen Worrell Editor Link Covering a wide variety of controversial topics ranging from gun rights, abortion and gay marriage, Congressman Morgan Griffith did not hold any opinions back while speaking to Carroll County High School students April 30. In a 45-minute question and answer session with the school’s senior class, the Congressman representing Virginia’s 9th District said he loves visiti... Read more »

U.S. Rep. Griffith fields questions

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By ASHLEY JACKSON - Bulletin Staff Writer Link Ninth District U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith faced questions from Bassett High School students Thursday about the economy, unemployment, high gas prices and the debt crisis. On the job situation, Griffith said he thinks government regulations hinder the creation of jobs, and he fights regulations that affect the ability of companies to continue to compete... Read more »

Rep. Griffith: Obama Energy Policy Will Lead to Romney Victory

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By Martin Gould and Kathleen Walter of NEWSMAX Link President Barack Obama’s energy policies are so unpopular that they could prove to be the tipping point that gives Mitt Romney victory in November’s election, GOP Rep. Morgan Griffith tells Newsmax.TV “In my district, we just got another rate increase request from one of the power companies,” said the Virginia congressman who sits on the House E... Read more »

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