Rep. Morgan Griffith’s statement on 15th anniversary of 9/11

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Rep. Morgan Griffith's statement on 15th anniversary of 9/11

Sunday, September 11, 2016 – Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement today marking the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorists attacks. “Fifteen years ago today, our nation was attacked by terrorists.  Like many of you, I distinctly remember where I was when the first plane hit.  On what started out as a typical […]

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Griffith, Hurt, Goodlatte ask FERC for public meetings on pipeline

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Griffith, Hurt, Goodlatte ask FERC for public meetings on pipeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Bob Goodlatte (VA-06), Morgan Griffith (VA-09), and Robert Hurt (VA-05) sent a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requesting that they not only hold one-on-one meetings, but with constituents in Virginia pertaining to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP). Below is the […]

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Kaine, Warner, Va. AG Herring, Griffith, Clinton on SCOTUS ruling on Obama’s executive order deferring deportations

Thursday, June 23, 2016

A lower court previously blocked the Obama Administration’s expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the creation of the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) initiative. Because the Court’s justices tied 4-4, the lower court’s ruling remains in effect. Attorney General Mark R. Herring issued the following statement today on the […]

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USPS Office of the Inspector General begins review of Roanoke Process Center

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Prior to moving mail processing and jobs to Greensboro, Congressman Bob Goodlatte (VA-06) and Morgan Griffith (VA-09) joined Congressman Robert Hurt (VA-05) and Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) in sending a letter to the Postmaster General outlining their concerns with the decision to close the Roanoke P&DC.  In their letter, the lawmakers […]

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Opinion by federal judge rules against fracking regulation

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 – Late Tuesday, a federal judge appointed by President Barack Obama, Judge Scott Skavdahl of the District Court of Wyoming, ruled that the Interior Department does not have the authority to regulate hydraulic fracturing. “The issue before this Court is not whether hydraulic fracturing is good or bad for the environment […]

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Rep. Morgan Griffith votes against appropriation amendment regarding Confederate flag

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Rep. Morgan Griffith votes against appropriation amendment regarding Confederate flag

UPDATED clarifying his vote see below. Thursday, May 19, 2016 – Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement regarding his vote against the Huffman Amendment to H.R. 4974 – Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017: “Today, I voted no on the Huffman Amendment, which would prohibit the use of […]

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Mayor Bowers will not seek the 9th congressional district seat

Monday, February 22, 2016

Mayor Bowers will not seek the 9th congressional district seat

Roanoke’s Mayor David Bowers has been exploring a run for the Democratic nomination for the 9th District Congressional seat held by Republican congressman Morgan Griffith. He announced in November 2015 that he was not seeking another term as mayor. Mayor David Bowers to go out on high note – will not run in 2016 Bowers […]

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Rep. Griffith and Roe of Tennessee weigh in on Virginia Reciprocity Agreements

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Rep. Griffith and Roe of Tennessee weigh in on Virginia Reciprocity Agreements

BRISTOL, VA – Tuesday, Reps. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) and Morgan Griffith (R-VA) held a press conference to discuss the recent announcement that the Commonwealth of Virginia will end reciprocity agreements and stop recognizing concealed carry gun permits from 25 states, including Tennessee. The announcement was made on December 22, 2015 by Virginia Attorney General […]

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Roanoke’s Mayor David Bowers goes on 9th congressional district “listening tour”

Monday, January 4, 2016

Roanoke's Mayor David Bowers goes on 9th congressional district

The first thing a Congressman David Bowers would do if elected would be to introduce a constitutional amendment to change the U.S. President’s term to one six-year term rather than two four-year terms. This would make the President a civic leader and not a political leader he said. “The one four-year term for Virginia governor […]

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Rep. Griffith others send letter opposing funds to the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund

Monday, November 23, 2015

Monday, November 23, 2015 – In a letter led by Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) to House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY) and Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-NY), 110 Members of Congress express their opposition to President Obama’s unilateral pledge of U.S. taxpayer funds to the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund, especially if any international […]

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Rep. Morgan Griffith says to pause the admittance of Syrian refugees

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Today Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) weighed in on President Obama’s plan to resettle at least 10,000 Syrian refugees in the United States. “During these troubled times, a priority of the federal government must be to protect the American people,” stated Griffith. “President Obama has proposed that the United States accept at least 10,000 Syrian refugees […]

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Rep. Griffith votes for reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank – Sen. Warner expects the same in the Senate

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

On Tuesday Congressman Morgan Griffith supported H.R. 597 to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank saying it will help protect jobs in the Ninth District of Virginia. It goes to the U.S. Senate. Sen. Mark Warner said, “Already, we’re seeing real economic consequences from Congress’ failure to reauthorize the Bank’s charter before it expired in July. […]

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