McKinley Leads Bill to Keep American Jobs from Being Shipped Overseas

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Washington, D.C. – This week, Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Sharice Davids (D-KS), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) introduced the U.S. Call Center and Consumer Protection Act - the bipartisan bill would discourage companies from shipping American jobs overseas and incentivize them to locate in the U.S. The bill creates a public list of companies that ship their...

McKinley Proposal Would End Liability Protections for Big Tech

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman McKinley released draft legislation to remove liability protections for social media and hold them accountable for the sale of illegal drugs on their sites. It is part of a comprehensive package of bills released by Energy and Commerce Republicans that are focused on holding Big Tech accountable by improving transparency and content moderation accountability, re...

McKinley Probes FERC Commissioners on Arbitrary Standards for Climate Change

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Washington, DC – In March, the Federal Energy Regulatory Committee (FERC) took an unprecedented step by assessing a proposed natural gas pipeline’s contribution to climate change for the first time ever. In prior comments, Commissioner Chatterjee had stated, “FERC is not an environmental regulator. We have neither the expertise nor the authority to weigh in on how to best curb emissions.” Commissi...

McKinley, Trone Introduce Bipartisan Prescription Drug Takeback Resolution

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman David McKinley (WV-01) introduced a resolution to promote drug takeback programs with Congressman David Trone (MD-06). The resolution would encourage state and local governments to use a portion of proceeds from any litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors to increase participation in drug take back programs. These programs facilitate the safe di...

McKinley Disappointed by Kentucky’s Misguided Decision on Mitchell Power Plant

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(Wheeling, W.Va.) – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) released the following statement after the Kentucky Public Service Commission denied action that would keep the Mitchell Coal Power Plant open through 2040, rather than closing early in 2028. “It is disappointing that Kentucky is turning its back on coal. This misguided decision only helps the left’s pursuit of ending the use of coal ...

McKinley Applauds Decision to Keep Metropolitan Statistical Area Guidelines Unchanged

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Washington, D.C. - On Wednesday, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced that it would keep current guidelines for Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) designation in place. They had been considering a plan to double the population requirement, which would have eliminated the MSA designation for 8 West Virginia cities, causing a loss of millions of dollars in future grants, housing fund...

McKinley Sponsors the Bipartisan Carbon Capture Improvement Act

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Washington, DC - Today, Congressman David McKinley joined in sponsoring the Carbon Capture Improvement Act of 2021. This bill will provide additional incentives for the private sector to develop carbon capture technology without adding new regulations or taxes. “Carbon capture is absolutely essential in reducing global emissions, while maintaining our ability to utilize all energy resources. Devel...

McKinley, Spanberger Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Hold Pharmaceutical Companies Accountable, Protect Affordable Medicine

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WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. David B. McKinley (R-WV) and Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) introduced the Preserving Rules Ordered for the Entities Covered Through (PROTECT) 340B Act, which would prohibit pharmaceutical companies and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) from hurting hospitals and other providers that participate in the 340B drug pricing program. This legislation is in response to concerns from ...

McKinley Sponsors Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to End the Addiction Epidemic and Increase Access to Treatment, Prevention, and Recovery Resources

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WASHINGTON– Today, U.S. Representative David McKinley joined with Rep. David Trone (D-MD) in introducing the bipartisan, bicameral Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) 3.0 Act. Co-chairs of the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force Reps. Annie Kuster (D-NH), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) and fellow co-chairs of the Addiction, Treatment, and Recov...

McKinley, Schrader Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Spur Innovation, Reduce Power Sector Emissions

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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 2021, a bipartisan proposal to boost innovation of clean energy technologies and reduce emissions from the power sector while preserving affordability and reliability. The legislation would make significant investments in energy innovation and ...

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