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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) announced that WVU will receive a $1.81 million grant over four years from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to support the professional development of pediatricians and their staff.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) released the following statement after the Senate Finance Committee passed the Miners Protection Act, the Senate companion bill to The Coal Mine Healthcare and Pension Protection Act, sponsored in the House by Congressman McKinley. The bill would prevent over 120,000 miners from losing their pensions and health benefits.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) announced that WVU's School of Medicine has been awarded a grant in the amount of $1,813,226 for pediatric research from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).