Community Health Centers Receive $309,420

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today awarded $200,220 in grant funding to Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems, Inc. and $109,200 to Clinch River Health Services, Inc., a total of $309,420. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Community health centers provide essential services to residents of the Ninth District. The $309,420 in grant funding... Read more »

Free Clinic Of The New River Valley Inc. Receives $101,760

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today awarded $101,760 in grant funding to Free Clinic Of The New River Valley Inc. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Community health centers provide essential services to residents of the Ninth District. The $101,760 in grant funding awarded to Free Clinic Of The New River Valley Inc. will assist these providers i... Read more »

Martinsville Henry County Coalition For Health And Wellness Receives $130,200

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today awarded $130,200 in grant funding to Martinsville Henry County Coalition For Health And Wellness. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Community health centers provide essential services to residents of the Ninth District. The $130,200 in grant funding awarded to Martinsville Henry County Coalition For Health And... Read more »

Congressman Griffith’s Weekly E-Newsletter 1.15.21

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Closing the digital divide is a challenge for American society in the 21st century that must be met. Internet connectivity brings with it economic growth, educational opportunities, individual quality of life, and many other assets, but rural areas lag behind urban ones in access to reliable internet service. Making the American dream available to all citizens requires building out internet infras... Read more »

Congressman Griffith’s Weekly E-Newsletter 1.11.21

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On January 20, Joe Biden will be sworn in as president of the United States. I will attend his inauguration, which I consider one of my duties as a Member of Congress. I also consider it my duty to conduct rigorous oversight of any Administration to ensure it upholds the Constitution and carries out the laws we enact. Earlier this year, I was sworn in for a new term. I am honored to represent you ... Read more »

Congressman Griffith’s Weekly E-Newsletter 12.31.20

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The year 2020 was a difficult one, but as the year draws to a close, I want to highlight something about the year that went right. Operation Warp Speed accomplished what had been considered nearly impossible: the development, manufacture, and distribution of a safe and effective vaccine to combat COVID-19. President Trump announced Operation Warp Speed in May. His Administration recognized that me... Read more »

Griffith Statement on Omnibus Appropriations Legislation

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement on the omnibus appropriations legislation funding the Federal Government for the rest of fiscal year 2021: “As a supporter of more relief in response to the coronavirus pandemic, I consistently urged congressional leadership to keep any relief package separate from any omnibus appropriations bill to fund the Federal Government. Omni... Read more »

Congressman Griffith’s Weekly E-Newsletter 12.14.20

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Candy Apples and Toads An analogy I like to use for the legislative process invokes candy apples and toads. Legislation rarely includes only things I like – the candy apples – or omits the things I really dislike – the toads. Considering whether to support a bill usually means weighing whether there are enough candy apples to cover up the bad taste of a few toads. End-of-year legislating usually p... Read more »

Griffith-Backed Medical Marijuana Research Act Passes House

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after H.R. 3797, the Medical Marijuana Research Act, passed the House of Representatives: “Decisions on marijuana policy must be guided by science and evidence, but federal law currently inhibits researchers from collecting the data that should guide policymakers. The Medical Marijuana Research Act improves Federal Government polici... Read more »

Griffith Calls for Coronavirus Relief, Appropriations Legislation to be Kept Separate

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement: “I believe the need exists for further economic relief in response to the damage inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic. I am ready to support a rational package to provide it. “During a call with the Republican Conference, I urged our leadership to keep any coronavirus package separate from the anticipated omnibus measure fun... Read more »

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