LEBANON, Va. — When four Lebanon High School students were recently summoned to the principal’s office during second period, they weren’t sure…
Honorable Mr. President Biden: Bravo! I have never been more proud of a President of the United States as I am now after hearing your speech this morning. It was overdue and badly needed. You nailed it.
Virginia’s federal lawmakers are jointly urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to assist with resolving odor problems at the Bristol Virginia landfill.
BRISTOL, Va. – Virginia’s federal lawmakers are jointly urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to assist with resolving odor problems…
Morgan Griffith recently announced he will be running for office again. Mr. Griffith, please tell me what you plan to do. Finger pointing does not solve problems.
Representative Griffith, your dissenters are not “reading the science.” Stay the course Representative Griffith.
The HALT Fentanyl Act treats the problem of fentanyl seriously from a science-based perspective. We need this bill, and more bills and executive actions taking a similar approach, to turn the tide and prevent the tragic loss of more lives due to fentanyl.
Morgan Griffith’s latest ill-timed letter on COVID vaccination arrived the same day as news that the omicron variant has been detected in Virginia. In his usual pandering to his MAGA base, Griffith pulls straws in an attempt to deflect the urgent need for all to be vaccinated.
While I share Rep. Griffith’s concern for Americans being able to heat their homes and desire for domestic energy independence, (“We need to restore American energy independence”) I found myself disagreeing with his logic on how to reach those goals.
Over the past few months, I have heard clear opposition from many residents of Virginia’s 9th Congressional District to President Biden’s coronavirus vaccine mandates. I share this opposition and have expressed it before in this column.
Morgan Griffith (in his editorial published Wednesday, Dec. 1), laid all the blame for high gas prices on the policies of President Biden. This is an absurd claim and economists (conservative and liberal) say so.
When I opened Wednesday morning’s edition of the Bristol Herald Courier I saw the opinion(ated) piece by congressman Morgan Griffith. Apparently, he doesn’t know basic economics: You know, supply and demand?
Other than pandering to his Trumpian constituents, our Ninth District congressman is useless to the rest of us. In his recent op-ed, Griffith’s trashing of the infrastructure bill is full of misinformation and scare tactics.
COVID outbreaks rage on, spread largely among and by the unvaccinated, jamming hospitals, delaying recovery and creating chaos in schools and workplaces. But Congressman Morgan Griffith remains silent, choosing instead to champion the “rights” of the vaccine resisters.
Federal legislation that would expand the consumer market for hemp and CBD products is expected to have widespread support once it moves forward in Congress, U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith said Tuesday.
The initial invasion of Afghanistan after 9/11 had clarity of purpose and wide support of the American people. Twenty years later, we were still bogged down in yet another losing war. Military adventurism does not seem to be working well.
Morgan Griffith deflects blame from himself before there is any blame to assign.
Millions of dollars in funds have been awarded to projects throughout the Virginia coalfield region from the Abandoned Mine Land Economic Revitalization grant program.
En route to a Thursday meeting with Bristol area business executives, U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn received a text message from a friend desperately seeking help getting a family out of Afghanistan.
Bridging the $2.6 billion funding gap required to complete Virginia’s portion of the Coalfields Expressway might seem an impossible task, but don’t try telling that to lawmakers around these parts.
It’s July 2021, and COVID-19 is still killing people in this country, in this state and in the 9th Congressional District of Virginia.
ABINGDON, Va. — The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $3.2 million to Virginia Highlands Airport in Abingdon for its runway extension project.
A federal agency has awarded four Southwest Virginia law enforcement agencies thousands of dollars in grants and loans for the purchase of new patrol vehicles.