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 U.S. House o...

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 6.6.22

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Current events make clear that fossil fuels will not be going away. What we must do is increase research on how to burn fossil fuels more efficiently and cleanly. An article that recently ran in the Washington Post should remind us that good intentions and arbitrary deadlines aren’t a power source. Headlined “As China mines more coal, levels of a more potent greenhouse gas soar,” the article highl...

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 5.20.22

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In times of crisis, Americans look to the president of the United States for leadership. If we do so now, however, we would only see a president and administration who have been neglectful of solving the real problems facing our country or actively made them worse. No president has governed over a more severe crisis at the southern border. April 2022 saw the most illegal crossings in one month on ...

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 5.13.22

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Supply chain disruptions in recent months have led to shortages of many products we once typically purchased with ease. The present widespread shortage of baby formula, however, presents a disturbing new indicator of the economy’s disorder. According to Datasembly, 43 percent of major baby food brands were out of stock for the week ending on May 8. In some states, the percentage was even higher. A...

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 4.14.22

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Easter During this time of year, Christians look forward to Easter. As we gather to celebrate Christ’s resurrection from the dead, I look forward to hearing many of the hymns written for the occasion. One of my favorites is “Welcome, Happy Morning!” Welcome, happy morning! Age to age shall say: Hell today is vanquished, Heaven is won today! Lo! the Dead is living, God for evermore Him their true C...

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 3.25.22

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Supply chains were once far from the mind of the average consumer, but they were nevertheless vital. Behind just about every product, from the food on your table to the clothes you wear to the vehicle you drive, lies a supply chain that can potentially stretch across the globe. But supply chains cannot be far from mind now. If the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on them was not great enough, Russi...

Appalachian Regional Commission Awards $1 Million for New Veterinary Education and Technology Building in Ewing

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The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded $1 million to Lincoln Memorial University to construct a new Veterinary Education and Technology building in Ewing, Virginia. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement: “ARC’s $1 million grant to construct a new Veterinary Education and Technology building in Ewing will offer new educational opportunities and deliver a p...

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 3.4.22

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The exigencies of war can lead to unexpected consequences. We are seeing this truth play out as Ukraine fights for its survival against Russian aggression. After the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a world leader who belongs to a political party on the left called for building a stockpile of coal and natural gas as well as the rapid construction of two liquid natural gas (LNG) terminals to import mor...

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 2.25.22

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If you’ve bought groceries, paid for gasoline, or bought a car, either used or new, in the past year, you have likely noticed the presence of inflation. In January, the Consumer Price Index confirmed just how severe the inflationary spiral has been. The index rose by 7.5 percent over the preceding year, the highest rate of inflation since 1982. The broad-based surge in prices exacts a heavy toll o...

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 2.4.22

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China poses the most significant foreign challenge to the United States in the 21st century. Its economic and military capacity surpasses that of other rival powers, and the country’s Communist rulers have shown a repeated interest in using that capacity aggressively at the expense of other countries, including ours. Rising to the challenge must be a priority of the Federal Government. There is no...

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