$640,972 in Grants Awarded to Local Governments in Ninth District

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $640,972 in funding to four jurisdictions in Virginia’s Ninth Congressional District through the Community Development Block Grant program. This funding was authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “The CARES Act directed sup... Read more »

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 3.30.20

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The CARES Act The United States has faced war, economic hardship, and disease before. But the coronavirus has inflicted a unique and unprecedented crisis on our country. To slow the spread and bring the coronavirus under control, extraordinary measures were adopted nationally and among the states. In Virginia, gatherings of over ten people have been banned, non-essential businesses have been order... Read more »

Griffith Statement on Coronavirus Legislation

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement in support of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the third legislative package responding to the coronavirus outbreak: “Our country faces an extraordinary crisis with far-reaching impacts on American life. This situation calls for urgency and a broad-based response. “I have read the complete text of the ... Read more »

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 3.23.20

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Few, if any, events in our lifetimes have had such a widespread impact as the coronavirus outbreak. It is a health concern, but if you are sitting at home reading this when you would otherwise be at work, going out to eat, attending a community event, or participating in any other activity that has been cancelled, you understand just how much our lives and livelihoods have been disrupted. Since mo... Read more »

Virginia Small Businesses Eligible for Economic Injury Disaster Loans

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Tags: Economy

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the U.S. Small Business Administration issued an Economic Injury Disaster Loan declaration for Virginia: “Many small businesses have been hit hard by the coronavirus’ economic impact. Those in Virginia are now eligible for Economic Injury Disaster Loans through the Small Business Administration, receiving up to $2 million in a... Read more »

Griffith Supports Effort to Highlight Importance of Minor League Baseball

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after H.R. 6020, which requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to evaluate the social, economic, and historic contributions of Minor League Baseball to American life, passed the U.S. House of Representatives with his support: “Minor League Baseball brings America’s pastime out of big cities to the country’s smaller towns... Read more »

Griffith Welcomes 1901 Group’s Plan to Create 150 New Jobs, Invest $1.15 Million in Washington County

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement applauding the announcement by information technology service provider 1901 Group that it would create 150 new jobs and invest $1.15 million in a Washington County operation: “Technology companies are finding a home in Southwest Virginia. The IT provider 1901 Group plans to create 150 new jobs and invest $1.15 million in Washington ... Read more »

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 2.21.20

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Knowledge is Power A Gallup poll released in late 2019 highlighted a disturbing trend in public opinion. It found that 39 percent of Americans view socialism positively. Of even more concern, 49 percent of Americans aged 18 to 39 view it positively. Anyone considering socialist policies in our country today would do well to look at what happened where and when they were tried. The great British st... Read more »

Griffith Announces $4,850,000 Grant for Runway Extension at Virginia Highlands Airport

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded a $4,850,000 grant to Virginia Highlands Airport in Abingdon for runway extension: “Virginia Highlands Airport is an important transportation asset in our region. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s grant of $4,850,000 to extend the runway will enhance the airport’s capabilitie... Read more »

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 2.7.20

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Tags: Economy

For rural areas such as ours, safe and reliable methods of telecommunications are vital. We count on them to stay connected with each other, foster new economic opportunities, and engage with the wider world. In the House of Representatives, where I serve on the Energy and Commerce Committee with jurisdiction over telecommunications, I fight to make sure communities such as ours are properly serve... Read more »

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