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Morgan Griffith: The many benefits of tax reform

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed by Congress in mid-December and signed into law by President Trump on December 22 of last year, was crafted with a few important goals in mind.


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Griffith statement on vote against spending bill that ending brief shutdown

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after voting no on the budget deal announced on Wednesday by Senate leaders.


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Griffth blasts Senate on shutdown

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after the United States Senate failed to pass a measure to fund the government, thus triggering a partial government shutdown.


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Griffith supports effort to improve broadband access in rural communities

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) has signed on as a cosponsor to H.R. 4810, the Making Available Plans to Promote Investment in Next Generation Networks without Overlapping and Waste (MAPPING NOW) Act.


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Morgan Griffith: Martin Luther King, Internet communication, agricultural tax

Our country is a big one, and as it grew, we also looked for ways to make it closer together. Even as we expanded from sea to sea, we sought ways to move people, ideas, and goods faster and to more areas.


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Morgan Griffith: Marijuana and the rule of law

In the very cold first week of 2018, marijuana became a burning public policy issue. As a CNN headline captured, many people found themselves thrown into confusion on the question: “Is weed legal or not?”


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Tax reform: Good for families, good for jobs

In a country whose war for independence was to some degree a tax revolt, taxes can be a touchy subject. A lot of complicated questions are involved. How do we encourage economic growth? How do we raise revenue to pay for spending?


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Morgan Griffith statement on government funding resolution

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement after voting for a continuing resolution (CR) funding the government until January 19.


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Hurt, Goodlatte, Griffith energy bill passes House

The House passed H.R. 8, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act, which includes the language of H.R. 2929, the Supporting Home Owners Rights Enforcement (SHORE) Act.


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Hurt, Kaine, Warner, Griffith introduce bill to promote economic development, reform permitting process

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia), along with Senators Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) and Mark Warner (D-Virginia) and Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-Virginia), recently introduced the Commonsense Permitting for Job Creation Act (H.R. 3434 and S. 1914) in both houses of Congress.


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House passes bill that would block proposed EPA ‘Waters’ rule

The U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 9 passed a bill that would effectively block the EPA’s proposed “Waters of the U.S.” rule.


Morgan Griffith wants full FBI investigation of political appointments

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement after sending a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Director James Comey regarding reports that the FBI is investigating the June 8 resignation of Virginia State Senator Phillip Puckett.


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Robert Hurt: A victory for job creation in Virginia’s Fifth District

Last week’s March Jobs Report once again demonstrated that this administration’s policies are hindering the dynamic economic and job growth we so desperately need.


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Kaine, Warner, Hurt and Griffith team up on Commonwealth Crossing bill

U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner along with U.S. Reps. Robert Hurt, and Morgan Griffith, today introduced the Commonsense Permitting for Job Creation Act in both houses of Congress.


The AFP on WREL: Nov. 5, 2010

AFP editor Chris Graham joins WREL’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan” for their weekly wrap on Virginia news. The focus this week is on the midterm elections. The segment kicks off with a breakdown of the upset in the Fifth District, where Republican Robert Hurt knocked off Democratic incumbent Tom Perriello. Chris also analyzes the upset […]


The AFP on WREL: Oct. 22, 2010

AFP editor Chris Graham joins WREL’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan” to talk Virginia news and politics. The segment begins with Chris providing an update on the latest news in congressional races in the Fifth, Sixth and Ninth. Republicans appear poised to hold onto the Sixth District seat and take back the seat in the Fifth […]


Virginia Politics: Dems, Kaine fight back against GOP flame-throwing on prayer policy

The Top Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net House Majority Leader Morgan Griffith and Grayson Republican Del. Bill Carrico are promising a pitched legislative fight in next year’s Virginia General Assembly to overturn a Virginia State Police policy crafted in response to a ruling from the conservative Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals from the summer banning […]


Virginia deserves better than this

The Politics Beat column by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net One thing we can all agree on – we need to do something about our roads. Right? Right? “With the housing economy the way it is today, I don’t know that adding a new cost is the wisest thing to do,” said Del. Phil Hamilton, R-Newport News, echoing […]