Griffith Statement on Debt Limit

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement on the debt limit: “Raising the debt limit, and the skyrocketing national debt that requires this step, should be a great concern of every American. The way House Democrats handled this issue shows they are not serious about it. “After the Senate passed a short-term increase in the debt limit, I was wrestling with the issue. Nancy P...

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 10.1.21

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Natural gas is a core fuel for the modern world. It is used to heat homes, power the electric grid, and make manufactured products, including plastics. The United States has enjoyed a boom in natural gas for more than a decade. Advances in drilling technology and energy-friendly Trump Administration policies expanded the supply and drove prices down. Our country became a leading supplier of the fu...

ARC Awards Henry County $420,000 for Historic Fieldale Recreation Center Renovation

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The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded $420,000 to Henry County for the Historic Fieldale Recreation Center Renovation project. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Renovating the Fieldale Recreation Center is a key project for Henry County’s economic development. ARC’s award of $420,000 to this project will significantly advance it and move Henry Coun...

Congressman Griffith’s Weekly E-Newsletter 6.25.21

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Google, EcoHealth Alliance, and the Wuhan Institute of Virology As the investigation into COVID-19’s origins continues, attention has fallen on the role of EcoHealth Alliance. This nonprofit organization has received federal grant dollars from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and it in turn funded research on bat coronaviruses at the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Republican leaders on the E...

Griffith Statement on SunCoke Energy’s $50 Million Investment in Buchanan County

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement after the announcement that SunCoke Energy plans to invest $50 million in its Buchanan County manufacturing operation: “SunCoke Energy is an important asset for Buchanan County’s economy. The company’s planned $50 million investment reinforces its commitment to jobs in the region, strengthens Buchanan County’s economic outlook...

Giles County Broadband Project Awarded $124,600 Grant

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The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) today awarded the New River Valley Regional Commission $124,600 for the Painter School Road Broadband Project in Giles County. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Closing the digital divide is essential for economic development, job growth, and the quality of life in rural areas. ARC’s award of $124,600 for the Painter Schoo...

Congressman Griffith’s Weekly E-Newsletter 5.3.21

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One of Congress’ primary duties is oversight of the executive branch. President Biden recently marked his first 100 days in office. This column will highlight the parts of his record during that time that demand accountability. The southern border is a place that desperately needs oversight. Since assuming office, President Biden and his team have created a crisis while largely ignoring it, flip-f...

Congressman Griffith’s Weekly E-Newsletter 4.12.21

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Technology has the ability to deliver new opportunities for rural areas like ours. New and exciting innovations can increase the availability of services which previously were sparsely provided or nonexistent. Some of these innovations are not only being deployed here but are being developed and tested here. Drones Southwest Virginia has been the setting for major achievements in drone technology....

Congressman Griffith’s Weekly E-Newsletter 2.19.21

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We rely on medical supplies – from prescription drugs to hospital machines to personal protective equipment (PPE) – for our personal health and wellness. They are made for that purpose. But making medical supplies in the United States benefits our national health – the American economy, job growth, and ability to respond adequately to emergencies. The coronavirus pandemic has revealed some uncomfo...

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...

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