U.S. House Democrats and Republicans “Deeply Concerned” About 340B Rebate Model

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Six U.S. House members—three Democrats and three Republicans—are asking House colleagues to sign a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar expressing deep concern about drug industry technology services company Kalderos’ work with drug manufacturers to reconfigure the 340B drug pricing program “from one of up-front discounts to post-sale rebates.” The lawmakers—Reps. Abi...

A Green New Deal — from the GOP?

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The GOP’s alternative. This past February, four months after McCarthy attended the conference in Georgia, the minority leader and seven of his allies in the House of Representatives — Garret Graves of Louisiana, Greg Walden of Oregon, Brad Wenstrup of Ohio, David Schweikert of Arizona, David McKinley of West Virginia, Dan Crenshaw of Texas, and Bruce Westerman of Arkansas — introduced an alternati...

USDA announced $7.6-million grant to expand broadband in Randolph, Barbour and Doddridge counties

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“This award means so much more than just connecting folks to the internet,” said West Virginia USDA Secretary Kris Warner during a news conference Monday. Warner, alongside county, state and national leaders, announced the fourth ReConnect Grant to be awarded in West Virginia. The focus of these grants is to expand broadband access in rural areas of the United States. “This is just seven-million o...

$7.6M ReConnect grant to expand broadband

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U.S. Congressman David McKinley, R-W.Va., and U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito joined Jim Hubbard, U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for National Resources and Environment, and others to announce $7.6 million in broadband investment on Monday morning. The funding will provide broadband service in rural and unserved communities in West Virginia. The investment is part of the $550 mill...

The Call for New Climate Policy Amid a Political Transition-

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The good news for those who favor some federal climate policy over none is that the differences between and among Congressional Democrats and Republicans may create space for bipartisan solutions that satisfy pragmatic centrists in both parties. A new energy and climate proposal by Reps. David McKinley (R-WV) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) may present one such opportunity. When the 117th Congress conven...

Gov. Justice announces state’s 2nd Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy opens in southern West Virginia

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Gov. Jim Justice announced today that the West Virginia National Guard’s Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy South, located in Montgomery, has officially opened for its inaugural class of 72 cadets, representing 30 counties across the state. MCA South is the second National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program to open in the West Virginia. It provides educational opportunities for at-risk youth, ages 16-18, in...

Congressman McKinley Visits WVU Potomac Valley Hospital

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The Potomac Valley Hospital leadership team was honored to welcome Congressman David B. McKinley, PE, on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. Congressman McKinley met with the PVH senior leadership team to understand and address the challenges facing the critical access hospital in the face of the current pandemic and the current climate in healthcare. Against a backdrop of shrinking reimbursements, higher pa...

Congressman says drug prices have got to go down, so does the misuse of opioids

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Drug prices in the United States are nearly four times the average price in other countries. Which is one reason Congressman David McKinley chose to run for congress again this election. He says if passed, legislation 3-40 B will be a way to drive drug prices down in the U.S. Thus– providing more affordable health care. Although this is important to McKinley– there’s a more pressing issue at the f...

West Virginia health care leaders participate in roundtable with McKinley

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A roundtable discussion hosted by Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., brought together West Virginia health-care industry leaders with Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. According to McKinley’s office, participants in the roundtable event included nearly two dozen hospital administrators, leaders of long-term care facilities and physicians from across the stat...

Congressman David B. McKinley calls on Speaker Pelosi to implement COVID-19 testing at Capitol

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Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) sent a letter to Speaker Pelosi urging her to implement a COVID-19 testing program for the U.S. House of Representatives, according to a release from his office that was sent on Wednesday. According to the release, there is no structured testing program for Members of Congress or essential staff who work in the Capitol Complex at this time. In May, the...

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