Griffith Applauds FCC Decision on Using Satellites to Expand Broadband

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week approved “Project Kuiper,” a plan by Amazon to deploy a network of low-Earth orbit satellites to provide high-speed broadband service. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “The need for Internet connectivity is clear – for education, for business, and for quality of life. Connecting more rural and remote communitie... Read more »

Appalachian Regional Commission Awards $500,000 for Town of Pulaski Sewer Improvements

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The Appalachian Regional Commission today awarded $500,000 to the Town of Pulaski for sewer improvements. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Water treatment is essential infrastructure, important for economic growth and the quality of life. The Appalachian Regional Commission’s award of $500,000 to Pulaski for the upgrade of its wastewater treatment facility will a... Read more »

Griffith Introduces Bill to Streamline Broadband Deployment

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today introduced the Barriers and Regulatory Obstacles Avoids Deployment of Broadband Access and Needs Deregulatory (BROADBAND) Leadership Act: “Bridging the digital divide requires the deployment of more broadband infrastructure. The bill I introduced today, the BROADBAND Leadership Act, will facilitate this goal by removing regulatory obstacles and requiring mo... Read more »

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 6.15.20

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Make Sure You’ve Been Counted in the Census Every ten years, the Census counts the number of people living in our country. The Constitution obligates this count, and although the 2020 Census ran into the extraordinary circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic, the count continues with adjustments. It began with an invitation to complete the Census, mailed to most households in mid-March. Household... Read more »

Army Awards $9.36 Million Contract to Moog, Inc. in Blacksburg

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The U.S. Department of the Army has awarded a $9.36 million contract to Moog, Incorporated of Blacksburg to build components used in the upgrade of Light Armored Vehicles. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “This $9.36 million contract for Moog will support jobs and economic growth in the New River Valley while getting our men and women in uniform the equipment they... Read more »

Appalachian Regional Commission Awards $500,000 for Projects in Virginia Coalfields

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The Appalachian Regional Commission today approved two grants for projects in the Virginia coalfields totaling $500,000. The Southwest Regional Recreation Authority of Virginia received $300,000 for the Catalyst for Growth in Developing the Tourism Economy of the Coalfields project. The Town of St. Paul received $200,000 for Phase 2 of the historic Lyric Theater renovation. Congressman Morgan Grif... Read more »

U.S. Department of Commerce Awards GENEDGE ALLIANCE of Martinsville $876,000 to Support Manufacturing

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The U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded $876,000 to GENEDGE ALLIANCE of Martinsville to support Virginia-based U.S. small- and medium-sized manufacturers, including rural manufacturers, respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the importance of... Read more »

Griffith Backs Legislation to Encourage American Manufacturing and Technological Leadership

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The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for the United States to secure critical supply chains and promote domestic manufacturing and technology. As part of a legislative agenda to reassert American leadership in these areas and reduce dependence on competitors such as China, Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today introduced the Advancing Quantum Computing Act and joined as an original... Read more »

Griffith Opposes Speaker Pelosi’s $3 Trillion Wish List

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement opposing H.R. 6800, the House Democrat bill to be voted on in the House of Representatives Friday evening: “I’m voting against H.R. 6800, Speaker Pelosi’s $3 trillion, 1,815 page long liberal wish list. Her bill outrageously attempts to use the present crisis to radically transform America. “Among other preposterous provisions, H.R.... Read more »

Congressman Griffith’s Weekly E-Newsletter 5.11.20

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Don’t Redefine “Flattening the Curve” I recently spent a day with the New River Public Health Task Force, meeting with its members and touring facilities. The task force has guided the New River region’s response to the coronavirus, and I appreciated the opportunity to learn more firsthand about their important work. Virginia as a whole, unfortunately, has lagged in testing for coronavirus relativ... Read more »

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