ARC Awards $473,170 to Wise County for Bear Creek Water Project

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The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded $473,170 to Wise County for the Bear Creek Water Project. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Access to clean water is important for an area’s health and quality of life. ARC’s award of $473,170 to Wise County for the Bear Creek Water Project will extend public water service to more households and…

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 9.23.22

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In less than two short years, unified Democrat control of the Federal Government has diminished our country in ways that would astound even a pessimist. Inflation has risen to levels not seen in forty years. Gas prices hit record highs earlier this year. More than two million illegal immigrants have been encountered at the southern border this fiscal year before it has even ended, not…

Federal Government Awards $1,378,568 Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities Grant to Southwest Virginia Community College

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The U.S. Department of Labor and the Appalachian Regional Commission have awarded a $1,378,568 grant to Southwest Virginia Community College through the Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities grant program. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Education and skills training for workers offer the opportunity for rural residents to earn higher wages and…

Federal Government Awards $1,441,292 Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities Grant to New River/Mount Rogers Workforce Development Area Consortium

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The U.S. Department of Labor and the Appalachian Regional Commission have awarded a $1,441,292 grant to New River/Mount Rogers Workforce Development Area Consortium through the Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities grant program. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Education and skills training for workers offer the opportunity for rural residents to…

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 8.26.22

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The celebration of Labor Day on the first Monday in September is an occasion to celebrate American workers and all they have done to create the greatest economic power in history. In our region, this upcoming Labor Day would be a good time to note a recent spate of good news for workers, job growth, and opportunity. Companies announcing that they are newly locating to Virginia’s Ninth…

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 8.15.22

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Seeing the Democrats continue to push the same failed policies with the hope of different results, I can’t help but think of a gambler who has already lost big but who remains at the table hoping the next roll of the dice will pay off. Let’s start with spending. An early priority of President Biden and his party’s congressional majorities was the so-called “American Rescue Plan” that…

Griffith: Reconciliation Bill Will Make Cost of Living Crisis Worse

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after voting against the Democrat reconciliation bill: “Under the misleading and inaccurate title of the ‘Inflation Reduction Act,’ Democrats put together a wrongheaded wish list that will raise taxes, unleash the IRS, implement the Green New Deal, and impose cure-killing price controls in medicine. “This bill will not…

ARC Awards $1.2 Million to Henry County for Reservoir Road Improvements

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The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) today awarded $1.2 million to Henry County for the Reservoir Road improvements project to enhance access to the Commonwealth Crossing Business Centre. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “Improving Reservoir Road is important to the success of Commonwealth Crossing. ARC’s award of $1.2 million for road improvements…

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 7.8.22

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Although I am a lifelong conservative, the Democrats I have known over the years were proud to consider their party the defender of working men and women. I may have thought their policies were not suited to the task, but I never thought I would see the day when Democrat officials actually bragged about blue-collar workers losing jobs. That day has arrived. At the Aspen Ideas Festival…

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 6.17.22

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When I talk to constituents, I hear a lot of concerns they want Washington to address. The cost of living, high energy prices, the crisis on the southern border, and several others impact them and their communities, and so these concerns come up frequently. One concern I had not heard expressed by constituents regards the ownership of big cats. Yet the current Democrat majority in the…

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