Griffith Announces $175,000 Grant for Farmers’ Market in Independence

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Congressman Morgan Griffith issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development awarded a $175,000 grant for construction of a farmers’ market in the Town of Independence: “Farmers’ markets bring a variety of fresh, locally-grown products to consumers and support the agricultural producers in our communities. USDA Rural Development’s $175,000 grant for ... Read more »

Griffith Announces $33,500 Grant for Farmers’ Market in Chilhowie

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Congressman Morgan Griffith issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development awarded a $33,500 grant for construction of a farmers’ market in the Town of Chilhowie: “Farmers’ markets bring a variety of fresh, locally-grown products to consumers and support the agricultural producers in our communities. USDA Rural Development’s $33,500 grant for a far... Read more »

Griffith Announces Town of Pulaski Selected for Federal Local Foods, Local Places Program

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) announced that the Town of Pulaski was selected to participate in the Federal Local Foods, Local Places program for 2019. The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Northern Border Regional Commission. He issued the following statement: “Pulaski’s selection for the Local Foods, Local Places pr... Read more »

Griffith Statement on Farm Bill

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after voting in favor of the 2018 Farm Bill: “I voted yes on the 2018 Farm Bill to provide stability and continuity for our important agricultural industry. Although I remain concerned about some of the bill’s provisions and its omissions, many farmers in the Ninth District depend on programs that this farm bill renews. “I think the... Read more »

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 11.9.18

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Honoring Our Veterans Each November 11, our country honors Veterans Day. It is a way we can show our gratitude for those brave men and women who put on the uniform to protect us and the freedoms we cherish. This year’s observance holds a special significance, for it is the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, the comba... Read more »

Griffith Applauds USDA Rural Development Grant for Hillsville Farmers’ Market

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development announced a total of $84,720.00 in grant funds for the construction of a farmers' market building in Hillsville, Virginia: “These funds will go a long way toward supporting our local family farmers. The agriculture industry is an integral part of Southwest Virgi... Read more »

Griffith Applauds USDA Rural Development Grant for Dungannon Farmers’ Market

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development announced a total of $27,000.00 in grant funds for the improvement of a farmers' market facility in Dungannon, Virginia: “These funds will go a long way toward supporting our local family farmers. The agriculture industry is an integral part of Southwest Virgini... Read more »

Griffith Applauds USDA Rural Development Grant for Chilhowie Farmers’ Market

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development announced a total of $232,280.00 in grant funds for the construction of an open-air farmers' market facility in Chilhowie, Virginia: “These funds will go a long way toward supporting our local family farmers. The agriculture industry is an integral part of South... Read more »

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 8.20.18

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I recently enjoyed a stop at the Virginia State Peach Festival, held in Stuart on August 16. For 31 years, the festival has been celebrating peaches and all their uses, from eating them on their own to enjoying them in a homemade cobbler. Celebrating peaches is fun, but a lot of work goes into getting them to our tables, our lunchboxes, or even our festivals based around them. Producing all 6,500 ... Read more »

Griffith Supports Bills to Expand Broadband Access

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Thursday, July 12, 2018 – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today advanced bills in a full committee markup, including measures to expand broadband access. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) is cosponsoring the two bills promoting broadband and supported them in markup today. He issued the following statement: “The Energy and Commerce Committee made progress in a bipartisan manner on our pri... Read more »

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