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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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