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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Despite his own concerns about the Miners Protection Act of 2016, U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) offered a version of the bill to members of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee Wednesday who, in turn, approved the proposal with an 18-8 vote.
Around 2,000 sexual assault kits are currently sitting on shelves waiting to be tested in West Virginia. Some of those kits have been there for more than a year while others have been waiting for five years.
WHEELING – The University of Pittsburgh is beating West Virginia University in scoring federal research dollars, and as a whole the Mountain State's colleges and universities aren't getting their share of federal grants for research projects, according to Rep. David McKinley.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) and Congressman Paul Tonko introduced legislation that will encourage private sector investment in the rehabilitation and reuse of historic buildings. Protecting and restoring America's historic downtowns is an important part of preserving our national heritage while kick-starting economic growth. Revitalizing historic buildings will not only help preserve our nation's heritage, it will also create jobs across a wide range of industries," said McKinley. "Expanding tax incentives for preservation will help bring new private sector investment and accomplish both of those goals," McKinley said.
McKinley and Eshoo Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing September as Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month09/27/16
WASHINGTON (Sept. 27, 2016) – With nearly one in four Americans currently suffering from rheumatic diseases – including an estimated 530,000 in West Virginia and 5.9 million in California – David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-1) and Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA) have introduced a bipartisan resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives recognizing September as National Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month (RDAM) in hopes of bringing increased national attention to a growing and costly healthcare crisis.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) hosted the second meeting of the Ohio Valley Research Consortium, a group of local colleges and universities working together to attract research funding to the region. The Consortium will focus on research on drug addiction and opioid abuse, cyber-security, health care, and job creation for our veterans.