Griffith Reintroduces Bill to Protect Community Service Organizations from Losing Tax-Exempt Status

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) announced that he has reintroduced H.R. 359, which would protect small non-profit community service organizations from losing their tax-exempt status due to bureaucratic red tape. Congressman Griffith made the following statement: “I believe that we benefit tremendously from the work of local non-profits. These organizations should be able to do their good work without unnecessary hassle…

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Griffith Reintroduces the Reclaiming Congress’s Constitutional Mandate in Trade Resolution

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today announced that he has reintroduced legislation to establish a Joint Ad Hoc Congressional Committee on Trade Responsibilities, which would be tasked with developing a plan to move to the legislative branch the functions and responsibilities of the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR). This would be in accordance with Article I, Section 8 of…

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Senator Ben Chafin’s Weekly General Assembly Update January 26th

The 45-day General Assembly Session is continuing at a rapid pace with legislation quickly moving through the committee process.  Many visitors and constituents from Southwest Virginia will make the trip to Richmond this week.  On Thursday, January 26th, the Southwest Virginia Coalfield Counties’ Annual Reception will take place here in Richmond.  It is a wonderful event that helps highlight the…

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