Griffith Announces $500,000 Grant for Wise County Banner Sewer Project

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awarded $500,000 to Wise County for a new sewer system to serve the Banner community outside of Coeburn: “Upgrading public water treatment systems will better serve residents and support development. Today’s award by the Appalachian Regional Commission of $500,000 for a new sewer syste... Read more »

Ninth District Traveling Staff Office Hours for October

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Congressman Griffith’s Ninth District STAFF will be available at the following locations during the month of October. Please contact the Christiansburg Office at 540-381-5671 or the Abingdon Office at 276-525-1405 with any questions. October 8, 2019 Craig County: 9:00 am – 10:30 am Craig County Administration Bldg. 108 Court Street New Castle, VA 24127 Alleghany County: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Clifton ... Read more »

Griffith Announces $1 Million in Grants for Waterline Extension

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awarded $500,000 for the Paw Paw Waterline Extension Project in Buchanan County and $500,000 for the Giles Hollow Water Line Extension in Lee County, totaling an additional $1 million in Federal support announced this week for water projects in Virginia’s Ninth Congressional District: ... Read more »

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 9.23.19

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On Saturday, September 14, explosions rocked oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. Attention quickly turned to Iran as the culprit behind the blasts, which cut Saudi oil production in half at the time. Possible conflict between two of the Middle East’s major powers is a big news story. In another era, it would capture even more attention in the United States. Fortunately, technological innovation and sm... Read more »

Griffith Announces $4,682,000 in Federal Support for Scott County Water and Wastewater Infrastructure

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development awarded a $1,497,000 loan and $3,185,000 grant to Scott County Public Service Authority for sanitary sewer to residents in the Hiltons and Yuma communities: “Modern wastewater infrastructure is a necessity for public health and a high quality of life. Support from USDA Ru... Read more »

Griffith Announces $364,000 Grant for New River Valley Commerce Park

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) approved a grant of $364,000 to Virginia’s First Regional Industrial Facility Authority for site preparation at the New River Valley Commerce Park: “The New River Valley Commerce Park has the potential to bring manufacturing and investment to our area. This Appalachian Regional Commiss... Read more »

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 9.16.19

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Fixing Health Care We are all familiar with the saying, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” On health care, some Democrats find themselves arguing that Obamacare ain’t broke but still putting forward fixes. When President Obama and Speaker Pelosi muscled Obamacare through Congress in 2010, it was supposed to solve the problems Americans had with health care. There certainly were aspects of the syst... Read more »

Griffith Announces $240,000 Grant to Appalachian Virginia

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) approved a grant of $240,000 to the Virginia Department of Housing & Community Development to administer ARC in Virginia’s Appalachian counties and independent cities, which include most jurisdictions of the Ninth Congressional District: “The Appalachian Regional Commission is an impor... Read more »

Griffith Announces $44,142 Grant for Pulaski Training Center

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awarded the Town of Pulaski $44,142 for the Pulaski Works: Community-Based Planning for a Training Center and Makerspace, with the goal of developing a plan for a training center: “Making progress in economic development requires innovation and depends on workers with the right skills.... Read more »

Griffith Honors Anniversary of 9/11

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Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement remembering the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks: “Americans will never forget the evil committed by terrorists in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001. I still remember the disbelief I felt when watching the attacks. Like most Americans, I could not fathom the hatred and cruelty that would lead anybo... Read more »

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