McKinley and Axne Introduce Legislation to Boost Menopause-Related Research

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) and Congresswoman Cindy Axne (IA-03) introduced the “Menopause Research Act” to jumpstart research into finding new treatments for symptoms caused by menopause. The bill would refocus the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to invest in menopause research and mid-life women’s health research. Additionally, the bill would provide...

McKinley Honors Judge Fred Stamp at Ceremony Dedicating Wheeling Federal Building and Courthouse

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) honored Judge Fred Stamp at a ceremony dedicating the federal building and courthouse in Wheeling in his name. McKinley spearheaded the effort to rename the building for the longtime federal judge and community leader, introducing and passing legislation that was signed into law last December. “Judge Stamp is renowned for his hu...

ICYMI: McKinley and Lee Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Address Doctor Shortage

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Washington, D.C. — Last week, Rep. David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV) and Rep. Susie Lee (D-NV) introduced the bipartisan Physicians for Underserved Areas Act. This legislation aims to address the doctor shortage in West Virginia. Specifically, this legislation would help address the nationwide physician shortage by updating the Graduate Medical Education (GME) slot process following a hospital closur...

McKinley Statement on Voting Against the Democrats' Reckless Spending and Tax Hike Bill

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) issued the following statement after voting against the Democrats’ so-called “Inflation Reduction Act,” which is merely a rebrand of “Build Back Better.” The bill would spend over $700 Billion on far-left priorities, raise taxes on virtually all Americans, and fuel inflation. “As Americans are being crushed by forty-year high inflation...

McKinley Statement on House Passage of Bill to Boost Domestic Chip Manufacturing

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) issued the following statement after voting for the CHIPS-Plus Act. The bill invests in semiconductor and chip manufacturing in America, boosts scientific research at West Virginia's higher education institutions, protects America's chip supply chain and allows the United States to compete with China on the world stage. “Everyone shoul...

McKinley, Manchin, Capito, Miller Send Letter to FERC in Support of the Mountain Valley Pipeline

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-1) – along with West Virginia Delegation members Senator Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Joe Manchin, Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Congresswoman Carol Miller – signed a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) urging them to support the completion of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (...

McKinley, WV Delegation Supports Dr. Clay Marsh's Nomination to Serve on National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.-01) joined U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and U.S. Representatives Alex Mooney (R-W.Va.-02), and Rep. Carol Miller (R-W.Va.-03) in announcing their support for Dr. Clay Marsh’s nomination to serve on the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality (NACHRQ). “As members o...

New 3-Digit National Suicide Prevention Hotline Launches Today

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Washington, D.C. — Today, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline has launched its new 3-digit number, 9-8-8. Available 24/7/365, this free and confidential hotline will be available for anyone in the United States experiencing a mental health, substance abuse, or suicide crisis. Additionally, veterans can now use the same 3-digit number, followed by pressing 1 to reach the Veterans Crisis Hotline...

McKinley Stands Up For Veterans, Votes in Support of the Honoring Our PACT Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today, West Virginia’s veterans are receiving a boost as the Honoring our Promises to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act passes the House of Representatives and heads to the desk of President Biden to be signed into law. Congressman David B. McKinley has been a proud supporter of the PACT Act and voted “yes” on the bill yesterday. The PACT Act expands health care benefits t...

McKinley Announces Proposed Funding for Projects Across the First District

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman David B. McKinley announced the proposed funding for 13 projects submitted as Community Project Funding to the Appropriations Committee. This follows 2021, where every single one of the requests submitted by Congressman McKinley were funded. “Anytime I can assist in bringing key funding into the state of West Virginia, I am proud to do so. I will never stop fi...

McKinley, Sánchez, and Norcross Recognize Journeyman Lineworkers

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV), Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) and Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ) led a group of 135 lawmakers in introducing a resolution to designate July 10, 2022, as Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day. “The work of Journeyman Lineworkers is often a thankless job, but it’s a trade that is vital for our society to function,” said Congres...

McKinley Introduces Legislation to Cut Red Tape for Carbon Capture Projects

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Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (W.Va.-01) introduced the “Well Primacy Certainty Act” to cut bureaucratic red tape and make it easier to develop carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) projects and infrastructure. This bill would expedite the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) application processes to allow states to assume responsibility (primacy) from the EPA to store ca...

McKinley Applauds Supreme Court Ruling to Reject EPA's Overreach Against American Energy

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01), the ranking member for House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment, released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on West Virginia et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency. This case challenged the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regulatory overreach in placing unreasonable req...

McKinley Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe V. Wade

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01), issued the following statement responding to the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of “Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization” that overturns Roe v. Wade. “For nearly 50 years, the Supreme Court’s ruling of Roe v. Wade has threatened the lives of millions of innocent unborn children. Today, the Court has taken a hi...

McKinley Praises Passage of Legislation to Improve Access to Care for Substance Abuse and Mental Health

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (W.Va.-01) today voted in favor of the Mental Health and Well-Being Act (H.R. 7666), which passed the House of Representatives. The bill would improve access to care for substance abuse and mental health in communities across the country and in West Virginia. The underlying bill included several provisions championed by Rep. McKinley. He also ...

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