McKinley, Matsui, Stewart, Axne, Spanberger, Johnson Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Protect 340B Drug Pricing Program

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Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, Reps. David McKinley (R-WV), Doris Matsui (D-CA), Chris Stewart (R-UT), Cindy Axne (D-IA), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) and Dusty Johnson (R-SD) introduced a bill to protect hospitals from losing eligibility for the 340B drug pricing program during the COVID-19 public health emergency. “The 340B drug pricing program has been an important tool for West Virginia's safety n...

House Passes McKinley Bill to Crack Down on Suspicious Shipments of Opioids

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House passed Rep. David B. McKinley’s (R-W.Va) Block, Report, And Suspend Suspicious Shipments Act (H.R. 786), which will require drug manufacturers, distributors and other Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registrants to not only report but halt suspicious orders. This will help prevent massive amounts of pills from flooding communities, like they did at the outs...

McKinley Statement on Reta Mays Sentencing

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WASHINGTON D.C.–Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) released the following statement regarding the sentencing of Reta Mays for the deaths of seven veterans at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, WV. “The situation at the Clarksburg VA was sickening and never should have happened. We cannot begin to understand the grief and anger of the families whose lov...

McKinley, Spanberger, Trone Urge Treasury Department to Allow States & Localities to Use American Rescue Plan Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic

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Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV-01), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07), and David Trone (D-MD-06) today led a bipartisan effort calling on the U.S. Treasury Department to allow states to use American Rescue Plan funding to combat increases in drug overdose deaths witnessed during the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, drug overdose deaths reached record levels in communit...

McKinley Named One of the Most Bipartisan Members of Congress

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the Lugar Center, a non-partisan policy organization, released its final Congressional bipartisanship rankings for the 116th Congress (2019-2020). Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) was ranked as the 10th most bipartisan Member of the House of Representatives. “The people of the First District elected me to represent them in Washington, not a party. They want som...

McKinley, Kuster Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Save Seniors Billions in Drug Costs

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E., (R-W.Va.) and Annie Kuster (D- N.H.) reintroduced the Ensuring Access to Lower-Cost Medicines for Seniors Act, aimed at ensuring Medicare beneficiaries receive the full benefit of affordable generic drugs. In 2018 alone, generics and biosimilars saved Medicare beneficiaries over $90 billion. However, these savings are at risk ...

McKinley and Miller Introduce Legislation to Reauthorize West Virginia National Heritage Areas

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WASHINGTON –Representatives David B. McKinley P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Carol Miller (R-W.Va.) introduced legislation to reauthorize the Wheeling National Heritage Area and National Coal Heritage Area which are set to expire September 30, 2021. “The Wheeling National Heritage Area brought significant economic opportunity to our city by harnessing the historic character of downtown. It is crucial we exten...

McKinley Introduces Bipartisan Bill Expanding Access to Housing for Individuals Recovering from Substance Abuse

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WASHINGTON D.C. – This week, U.S. Representatives David McKinley (R-WV), David Trone (D-MD), Judy Chu (D-CA), and Mike Levin (D-CA) introduced the Excellence in Recovery Housing Act, which would help states expand the availability of high-quality recovery housing as an option for those in and seeking recovery from a substance use disorder. Over 20 million Americans are in recovery from a substance...

McKinley Highlights Impact of Biden Administration’s New Paris Climate Goal

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Today President Biden committed the United States to a new climate goal that aims to achieve a 50% to 52% reduction in carbon emissions by 2030. This goal is a part of the nationally determined contributions (NDCs) of the Paris Climate Agreement. Representative David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) released a statement upon the announcement of this goal: “Once again President Biden has fai...

McKinley Introduces Bipartisan Legislation To Support Food Banks During Pandemic

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) introduced the Food Recovery Transportation Act. This bipartisan legislation establishes a grant program that provides organizations involved in food distribution with funds for the transportation of donated food. Specifically, this bill will make grants available to assist with the purchasing o...

McKinley Highlights Unjust Impact of Democrats’ Climate Bill

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Representative David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change, delivered opening remarks that highlighted how energy policies included in the CLEAN Future Act will force individuals, families, and entire communities into poverty. In his opening remarks, McKinley Stated: “As America dismantles its foss...

WTAS: McKinley Leads Forum That Pushes Back On President Biden’s Devastating Energy Policies

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Yesterday Representative David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change, led and moderated a virtual forum entitled “President Biden’s Cancellation of the Keystone XL Pipeline and American Jobs.” The Committee heard from various participants including: The Honorable Scott Moe, Premier of Saskatchewan & f...

McKinley Introduces Bipartisan Legislation To Support Broadband Access In Rural Communities

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) and Antonio Delgado (D-NY) introduced bipartisan legislation to help end the digital divide and deliver affordable, quality broadband service to rural Americans. The Community Broadband Mapping Act addresses flawed federal broadband mapping practices and empowers local communities to dispute inaccurate Federal Communicat...

McKinley Introduces Bipartisan Legislation To Ensure Opioid Settlement Funds Are Not Wasted

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) introduced the Opioid Settlement Accountability Act. This bipartisan legislation ensures the funds that states receive from opioid settlements are used to combat the epidemic. More specifically this bill ensures these funds go towards opioid treatment, prevention, education, and enforcement. “Ph...

McKinley Ranked Highly for Effectiveness In New Report

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Recently, the Center for Effective Lawmaking released its rankings of Members of Congress for effectiveness. U.S. Representative David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) was ranked 34 of 205 Republicans, earning him a spot in the top 20% for the 116th Congress (2019-2020). The Center for Effective Lawmaking (CEL) is a joint partnership between the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt Univers...

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