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Congressman David McKinley is in the area this week meeting with local businesses about job creation. Recently, he announced over $1 million in grant funding to WVU's School of Medicine, Department of Chemistry, and other programs to support research.
On Thursday Congressman David McKinley paid a visit to Harrison County. The congressman's final stop of the day was in downtown Clarksburg where he held a roundtable discussion with local business officials. The meeting was designed to hear their concerns locally, statewide and nationally.
WHEELING – Rep. David McKinley said he is confident Congress can come to terms on a national energy policy, but President Barack Obama must be willing to compromise and sign it into law. McKinley, R-W.Va., is among 24 House Republicans and 16 Democrats named by Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to a conference committee that will seek to work out differences with Senate members to pass the nation's first comprehensive energy bill since 2007. They will be joined at the table by seven senators, among them four Republicans and three Democrats.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) brought together leaders from eight colleges and universities in the Upper Ohio Valley and representatives from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to discuss ways to partner together to increase research funds. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (WV) and staffers representing Senator Rob Portman (OH) and Congressman Bill Johnson (OH-6) also participated in the meeting.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) announced that West Virginia University (WVU) will receive a grant in the amount of $195,750.00 from the National Cancer Institute, a division of the National Institute of Health (NIH). This grant will support cancer biology research.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) announced that West Virginia University (WVU) will receive a grant in the amount of $413,836 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, a division of the National Institute of Health (NIH). This grant will support research done by WVU's Department of Chemistry.