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  • McKinley: Democrat Bill “Green New Deal Plan Masquerading as an Infrastructure Package”
    Posted in Press Releases on July 1, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy & Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative David B. McKinley P.E. (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement after the House passed a so-called “infrastructure” bill (H.R. 2) that focused more on ending fossil fuels than building roads: “This bill is a radical Green New Deal plan masquerading as an infrastructure package. Instead of working constructively to improve America’s crumbling roads and bridges and create jobs at a time we desperately need them, Speaker Pelosi turned a highway bill that is tr... Read more

  • McKinley Introduces Bill to Help Streamline Deployment of Broadband Infrastructure
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative David B. McKinley P.E. (R-W.Va.) introduced the Facilitating the Deployment of Infrastructure with Greater Internet Transactions And Legacy Applications (Facilitating DIGITAL Applications) Act that would make it easier to develop and permit broadband infrastructure on federal property by facilitating online applications. “Across the country many rural communities lack high-quality broadband internet service. Access to high speed internet is essential in the... Read more

  • McKinley Statement on the House Passage of the Justice In Policing Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative David B. McKinley P.E. (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement after the House passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act: “Most Americans would agree it is time to make reforms to our law enforcement policies. Unfortunately, yesterday Senate Democrats blocked a reasonable police reform bill, and today Speaker Pelosi offered a partisan proposal that was crafted without any input from Republicans or any ability to amend it. “Certainly, there are a numb... Read more

  • McKinley, Welch, Van Hollen, Shaheen and Coons Introduce Legislation to Cut Energy Costs for Homeowners and Save Energy Efficiency Jobs?
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) today introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to help save energy efficiency jobs during and after the coronavirus pandemic. The bill also includes rebates to help homeowners retrofit their homes to cut their monthly energy costs, stimulate the energy efficiency market for jobs and suppliers, and help protect the... Read more

  • McKinley, Eshoo Announce Nationwide Dig Once Act of 2020
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va) and Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) announced the introduction of the Nationwide Dig Once Act of 2020, legislation to expand the deployment of broadband internet service to rural and unserved communities across the U.S. The legislation was adopted by the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) as part of H.R. 2, the INVEST in America Act. The Nationwide Dig Once Act of 2020 builds on H.R. 2692, the Broadband C... Read more

  • McKinley Announces $4 Million For The Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority
    Posted in Press Releases on June 17, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) announced the Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority (OVRTA) received an award of $4,223,640 through the CARES Act. This grant funding will help support operating, administrative, and preventive maintenance costs, such as wages, cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment, in order to respond to and recover from the COVID-19 public health emergency. “Across the country public transportation systems are struggli... Read more

  • McKinley Announces $12 Million For Corridor H
    Posted in Press Releases on June 16, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy & Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) announced $12,000,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation for a section of Corridor H in Tucker County. This funding will help support the completion of the Corridor H pavement project from Kerens to Parsons, increasing the reliability of our infrastructure and reducing travel times in West Virginia. “Completion of Corridor H needs to be top priority. In states like West Virginia, this grant funding is especially helpf... Read more

  • Office of Rep. David B. McKinley Hits Constituent Milestone
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    Washington, DC – The office of Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (R-W.Va.) recently completed and opened over 8,000 constituent cases. When a constituent needs help with a federal agency, whether it’s securing benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs or more recently helping secure Economic Impact Payments from the IRS, McKinley’s staff has stepped in to help them find a resolution to their issue. “Reaching a milestone this big is an not easy task, and I want to take a moment and than... Read more

  • McKinley Questions Governor Whitmer on Michigan’s Response to COVID-19
    Posted in Press Releases on June 3, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, at the House Subcommittee Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigation hearing on how governors are battling the COVID-1 pandemic, U.S. Representative David B. McKinley P.E. (R-W.Va.) questioned Michigan Governor Whitmer on the state’s response to the Coronavirus. “Governor Whitmer you have been openly critical in the news and media of the Trump Administration’s response to the pandemic. According to the Detroit Free Press you waited until March 26th to ask for a dis... Read more

  • McKinley Commends EPA Action to Protect Water Quality & Remove Barriers to Energy Projects
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy & Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —U.S. Representative David B. McKinley P.E. (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its new rule on water permits of the Clean Water Act: “Building and modernizing energy infrastructure is vital for our economy and energy security,” said Rep. McKinley. “States like New York and Washington are abusing the permitting process to hold needed infrastructure projects hostage. This much-needed rule clarification will provi... Read more

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