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  • McKinley Statement on the House Impeachment Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on January 15, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) released the following statement announcing his intention to vote “no” on impeachment later today: “Last week the nation watched as a violent mob attacked the Capitol, disrupting and delaying a vital step in our electoral process. The mob damaged and stole property, assaulted members of law enforcement and caused five deaths, including one Capitol Police Officer. This attack was both disgusting and tragic. President Trump bears resp... Read more

  • McKinley, Blunt Rochester Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Combat Opioid Addiction
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE) introduced the PDMP Help Patients Act, which will help people suffering from addiction or mental illness locate treatment by linking information on treatment to the states' prescription drug monitoring program. “The COVID -19 pandemic has only further fueled our nations opioid epidemic,” said Rep. McKinley. “Now more than ever we should be equipping providers and patients with every res... Read more

  • McKinley Statement on Electoral College Certification
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) released the following statement announcing his intention to oppose objections to the Electoral College certification: “Each state conducts its election for President in a different manner, which has led to confusion and misunderstanding among the public. In the past, this system has generally worked. However, this year when the COVID-19 pandemic was added into this mix of 50 different election systems, it demonstrated the need for... Read more

  • McKinley Opposes Speaker Pelosi’s Proposal to Stifle Debate
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) released the following statement after voting in opposition of the House Democrats’ rules package for the 117th Congress, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives today: “Just because you can do something, doesn’t mean you should,” said Rep. McKinley. “After losing seats and securing the smallest majority in nearly a century, Speaker Pelosi jammed through a rules package that reverses over 100 years of precedent and limits fre... Read more

  • McKinley, Schrader Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Spur Innovation, Reduce Power Sector Emissions
    Posted in Press Releases on December 28, 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) today introduced the Clean Energy Future through Innovation Act of 2020, a bipartisan proposal to accelerate the development and commercialization of clean energy technologies and establish clear and durable standards for their use in the electric power sector. The legislation would make significant investments in energy innovation and infrastructure, including carbon capture, advanced nuclear, renewables, e... Read more

  • ICMYI: McKinley Secures Energy Victories for West Virginia
    Posted in Press Releases on December 22, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (R-W.Va) secured a number of key energy provisions that were included in the omnibus. The package included the most robust energy policy reforms in more than a decade, including policies to help use coal and natural gas more cleanly and efficiently. “This bipartisan energy package is a major victory for America’s future. By increasing investments in innovative technologies, we will be able to reduce our carbon emissions, lower energy costs, ... Read more

  • McKinley Supports Long Overdue COVID Relief Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) released the following statement after voting in support of the COVID-19 relief package and 2021 government funding bill, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives tonight: “This critical relief is long overdue. I’m pleased Congress is finally moving past partisan bickering and gamesmanship to provide much-needed targeted relief for struggling families, small businesses, schools, and hospitals. Much like the CARES Act helped u... Read more

  • McKinley Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Nursing Home Care Amid Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on December 18, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.), Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), Mike Kelly (R-PA), and Anna Eshoo (D-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation to protect long-term care residents and enhance accountability among the nation’s worst-performing facilities. The Nursing Home Reform Modernization Act of 2020 will expand the SFF program and ensure that all facilities nominated for the program receive additional oversight, enforcement, and technical assistance. “The COVID pandemic... Read more

  • McKinley Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Create Jobs and Support Infrastructure to Reduce Carbon Emissions
    Posted in Press Releases on December 16, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) and Marc Veasey (D-TX), Pete Stauber (R-MN), and Cheri Bustos (D-IL) introduced the “Storing CO2 and Lowering Emissions” or “SCALE” Act. The bill will support the buildout of the infrastructure necessary to transport CO2 from where it is captured to where it can be utilized in manufacturing or safely and securely sequestered underground. “The development of storage infrastructure is a key component of supporting the deploy... Read more

  • McKinley: “Developing Carbon Capture Is Paramount”
    Posted in Press Releases on December 15, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) was a featured guest speaker for the 2020 annual meeting of the Carbon Capture Coalition. The virtual conference was attended by nearly 100 attendees representing energy companies, project developers, labor, and environmental groups. In his remarks, McKinley discussed carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) as a more realistic and pragmatic option to reduce emissions, rather than simply closing coal and gas plants. “For years w... Read more

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