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  • McKinley, Schrader Release Draft Language for Innovate, then Regulate Energy Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on September 17, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Reps. David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) released legislative language today for their energy and climate proposal. This bipartisan approach would establish an energy innovation program that invests CCUS, advanced nuclear, and renewables with storage for a decade, followed by a clean energy standard for the power sector. “Rather than lurching back and forth depending on who is in control in Washington, we need an energy and climate plan that provid... Read more

  • McKinley Leads Bipartisan Effort to Stand Up for Rural Patients, Hospitals
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E., (R-W.Va.), Diana DeGette (D-CO), Greg Gianforte (R-MT), Peter Welch (D-VT), Dusty Johnson (R-SD), and Doris Matsui (D-CA), led a group of 243 Members of Congress in sending a letter to the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar requesting an immediate response is taken to ensure covered safety net providers continue to receive crucial 340B drug discounts. Recently, several major drug ... Read more

  • McKinley Announces Major Infrastructure Investment For I-79 Corridor
    Posted in Press Releases on September 10, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy & Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, U.S. Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) announced $20,000,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Better Utilizing Investment Leverage Development (BUILD) Grants to repair 19 bridges along Interstate 79 in Harrison, Marion, and Monongalia counties. “The I-79 Corridor is a big economic driver for the North Central part of the state with West Virginia University, two airports, multiple federal facilities, and significant energy production located along ... Read more

  • McKinley, Dingell Opioid Bill Advances Out of Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on September 9, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted to advance the Block, Report, and Suspend Suspicious Shipments Act (H.R. 3878). Led by U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Debbie Dingell (D- Mich.), this legislation would require drug manufacturers and distributors to report and halt suspicious orders of controlled substances. Currently, under the Controlled Substances Act, drug manufacturers and distributors are only required to report suspicious ord... Read more

  • West Virginia Receives More Than $43M In Federal Opioid Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on August 31, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Drug Addiction & Opioid Abuse

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced West Virginia will receive $43,756,934 as part of its State Opioid Response (SOR) grants program. The funds will be used for prevention and treatment efforts in communities throughout the Mountain State. “The opioid epidemic has decimated communities across the country, especially here in West Virginia,” said McKinley. “Over the last several years we’ve heard constantly from medical professionals, law enforcement,... Read more

  • McKinley, Rose, Brindisi, Riggleman, Cisneros, Griffith & Upton Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Support Healthcare Professionals’ Mental Health Amid COVID-19
    Posted in Press Releases on August 24, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —U.S. Congressmen David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.-01), Max Rose (NY-11), Anthony Brindisi (NY-22), Denver Riggleman (VA-05), Gil Cisneros (CA-39), Morgan Griffith (VA-09), and Fred Upton (MI-06) introduced the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act, bipartisan legislation that aims to reduce and prevent suicide, burnout, and mental and behavioral health conditions among healthcare professionals. Healthcare professionals have long experienced high levels of stress a... Read more

  • McKinley Votes to Strengthen Postal Service, Stop Cuts
    Posted in Press Releases on August 22, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.), voted in support of the Delivering for America Act (H. R. 8015). The bill will provide additional funding to the United States Postal Service (USPS) and stop proposed cuts to service. “Since being elected to Congress I’ve consistently fought to protect the mission of the U.S. Postal Service and support the men and women who work there,” said McKinley. “This vote is just the latest example of standing up for postal w... Read more

  • McKinley, Trone Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Secure America’s Supply Chain
    Posted in Press Releases on August 14, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, U. S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) and David Trone (D-M.D.) introduced the U.S. MADE Act of 2020 to decrease the United States dependency on foreign countries like China for critical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that health care workers and other frontline heroes rely on. The spread of COVID has shown that the United States is too reliant on China and other foreign nations for PPE and other vital health care equipment. This dependence threaten... Read more

  • McKinley Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Establish Veterans Caregiver Support Program
    Posted in Press Releases on August 11, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U. S. Representative David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) is a lead sponsor on the Peer Support for Veterans Families Act (H.R. 7964), a bipartisan bill to improve resources for caregivers of veterans with diagnosed mental health issues. “Our veterans have risked their lives protecting America’s freedoms – our top priority should be ensuring these heroes have access to quality mental health treatments, especially in rural areas,” said Rep. McKinley. “Taking care of someone with a... Read more

  • McKinley Calls on Postal Service to Reverse Service Cuts
    Posted in Press Releases on August 7, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —Yesterday, U.S. Representative David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.), joined a group of 84 Members of Congress in sending a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy expressing deep concerns about operational changes at the U.S. Postal Service. These changes have had negative impacts on service and caused significant delays in mail delivery. Over the past decade, declining mail volume has caused the USPS to lose money and put it in a precarious financial situation. With the pandemic... Read more

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