WTAS: McKinley Leads Forum That Pushes Back On President Biden’s Devastating Energy Policies

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Yesterday Representative David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change, led and moderated a virtual forum entitled “President Biden’s Cancellation of the Keystone XL Pipeline and American Jobs.” The Committee heard from various participants including: The Honorable Scott Moe, Premier of Saskatchewan & f... Read more »

McKinley Introduces Bipartisan Legislation To Support Broadband Access In Rural Communities

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) and Antonio Delgado (D-NY) introduced bipartisan legislation to help end the digital divide and deliver affordable, quality broadband service to rural Americans. The Community Broadband Mapping Act addresses flawed federal broadband mapping practices and empowers local communities to dispute inaccurate Federal Communicat... Read more »

McKinley Introduces Bipartisan Legislation To Ensure Opioid Settlement Funds Are Not Wasted

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) introduced the Opioid Settlement Accountability Act. This bipartisan legislation ensures the funds that states receive from opioid settlements are used to combat the epidemic. More specifically this bill ensures these funds go towards opioid treatment, prevention, education, and enforcement. “Ph... Read more »

McKinley Ranked Highly for Effectiveness In New Report

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Recently, the Center for Effective Lawmaking released its rankings of Members of Congress for effectiveness. U.S. Representative David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) was ranked 34 of 205 Republicans, earning him a spot in the top 20% for the 116th Congress (2019-2020). The Center for Effective Lawmaking (CEL) is a joint partnership between the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt Univers... Read more »

McKinley Grills Facebook CEO On Drug Sales On Social Media

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Yesterday, during a House Energy and Commerce hearing with executives from tech giants Facebook, Google, and Twitter, Representative David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) grilled Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the continued presence of controlled substances for sale on his platforms. McKinley stated that Zuckerberg should be held accountable for his inability to control illicit sa... Read more »

ICYMI: McKinley Pushes Back Against Extreme Energy Proposals

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Yesterday the House Energy and Commerce Committee held two hearings focused on energy policies that would weaken the nation’s grid reliability and result in American job losses. The first hearing of the day focused on why the Texas electric grid failed during extreme weather conditions in February. The second hearing focused on the CLEAN Future Act, a partisan Democrat bill that ... Read more »

McKinley Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Secure Telehealth Services for Rural Americans

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ) introduced the Expanded Telehealth Access Act. This bipartisan legislation expands the list of the providers eligible for Medicare reimbursement providing telehealth services. During the coronavirus pandemic, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services expanded the types of health care ... Read more »

McKinley Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Prescription Opioid Abuse

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Lori Trahan (D-MA) introduced the Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Act. This legislation will require physicians and other prescribers of controlled substances to complete at least 8 hours of training on treating and managing patients with opioid use disorder or SUD unless the prescriber is an addict... Read more »

McKinley Pushes Back Against “Rush to Green”

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Today Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Energy and Climate Change, focused on job loss, high utility bills, and the instability of the national energy grid that would result from Democrat’s energy agenda. During a hearing on the CLEAN Future Act, which aims to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, McKinley pushed back on the l... Read more »

McKinley, Veasey Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Carbon Capture Infrastructure

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) and Marc Veasey (D-TX) reintroduced the “Storing CO2 and Lowering Emissions Act” known as the “SCALE” Act. The bill supports the development of infrastructure necessary to transport CO2 from where it is captured to where it can be utilized in manufacturing or safely and securely sequestered underground. “Building out midstre... Read more »

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