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  • McKinley Announces Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Assignments
    Posted in Press Releases on January 18, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative David McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) announced today that he will serve on three House Energy and Commerce subcommittees during the 116th Congress: • Environment and Climate Change • Energy • Oversight and Investigations “The number one goal we have as an office is to help the Mountain State and West Virginians. Through my role on the Energy and Commerce Committee I will work to ensure that the needs of our state are heard,” Rep. McKinley said. “Being on Oversight and ... Read more

  • McKinley, Connolly Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Postal Employees
    Posted in Press Releases on January 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (W.Va.-1) and Gerry Connolly (Va.-11) introduced H.R. 597, the Postal Employees Appeal Rights Amendments Act to expand U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) appeals rights to mid-level U.S. Postal Service Management. “All Postal Service workers should have the ability to appeal personnel decisions that will negatively impact them. Under current law, around 7,500 USPS employees don’t have this right,” Rep. McKinley said. “Our legisla... Read more

  • McKinley Calls for a Bipartisan Solution to the Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington– U.S. Representative David B. McKinley, P.E., (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement calling for a bipartisan solution that will re-open the government and provide funding to secure our border. “Enough is enough. Both Democrats and Republicans need to stop digging in their heels and work to find a solution that allows federal employees to go back to work and provides adequate funding for border security. We can’t let this shutdown drag on; federal employees and all American families... Read more

  • McKinley Nominates 17 Students to Military Academies
    Posted in Press Releases on December 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security & Foreign Policy

    Rep. David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) has nominated 17 West Virginia students to United States service academies. Nomination by a Member of Congress is the first step in the process toward appointment to a military academy. Read more

  • McKinley Statement on Obamacare Court Ruling
    Posted in Press Releases on December 15, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV) issued the following statement regarding a ruling by a Federal court in Texas that declared Obamacare unconstitutional: “This decision should spur Congress into action to reform health care on a bipartisan basis. With divided government we have a chance to improve affordability, ensure access to care, address the cost of prescription drugs, and protect coverage for people with pre-existing conditions. Read more

  • McKinley: DOE Report Shows Potential for Petrochemical Hub in Appalachia
    Posted in Press Releases on December 4, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy & Environment

    Today, Secretary Rick Perry announced the release of a new study by the Department of Energy detailing the potential for a petrochemical hub located in the Appalachian region. The report highlights the amazing growth of production of natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL’s) in the Marcellus and Utica Shales and emphasizes the benefits an ethane hub would have for America’s economy. Read more

  • President Trump Signs Bipartisan Opioid Bill Into Law
    Posted in Press Releases on October 24, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Drug Addiction & Opioid Abuse

    This afternoon President Trump signed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, into law. The bill is a bipartisan response to the opioid epidemic that is devastating communities across West Virginia and the nation. The package includes four bills introduced by Rep. David B. McKinley (R-WV) to reduce repeat overdoses, encourage alternatives to opioids, expand access to safe drug disposal programs, and improve information sharing about patients’ addiction history between health care providers and family members. Read more

  • Comprehensive Opioid Bill Heads to President’s Desk
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Drug Addiction & Opioid Abuse

    This afternoon the Senate passed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, a bipartisan response to the opioid epidemic that is devastating communities across West Virginia and the nation. The legislation will boost access to treatment, improve prevention, and help efforts to fight dangerous synthetic drugs like fentanyl. The package includes four bills championed by Rep. David B. McKinley (R-WV) to reduce repeat overdoses, encourage alternatives to opioids, expand access to safe drug disposal programs, and improve information sharing among health professionals. Read more

  • McKinley, WVU Kick-Off Research Workshop With NIH
    Posted in Press Releases on September 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Healthcare

    Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-1) helped kick-off a two-day workshop with key leaders from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Morgantown. The workshop, hosted by West Virginia University, is focused on increasing the competitiveness of West Virginia universities and colleges in attracting research grants. Read more

  • August District Work Period: By the Numbers
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) wrapped up a busy August district work period on Monday. During the five-week district work period he met with constituents, visited 15 out of the 20 counties in the First District, held more than a dozen roundtables, and gave legislative updates on the work occurring in Washington. Read more

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