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  • McKinley Stands with West Virginia Farmers
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    The House passed H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 this week, also known as the “farm bill”. The 2018 Farm Bill would provide a major boost to rural America and contains key reforms to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly known as food stamps, while providing robust workforce training. Read more

  • House Passes Comprehensive Opioid Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Drug Addiction & Opioid Abuse

    The House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, a comprehensive piece of legislation aimed at combatting the opioid epidemic that is ravaging America. Over the past two-weeks, the House passed more than 50 bills addressing different parts of the opioid crisis, including two bills offered by Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1). H.R. 6 pulls all the bills together into one piece of legislation, which now heads to the Senate for consideration. Once the Senate passes their version, a Conference Committee will work out any differences. Read more

  • House Passes 39 Bills to Address Opioid Crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Drug Addiction & Opioid Abuse

    The House of Representatives began considering a series of bills this week aimed at combatting the opioid epidemic that is ravaging America. The House passed 39 bills touching on treatment, prevention and enforcement. The House will continue work on additional opioid bills next week. Read more

  • McKinley Stands for Energy Research and Development
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) secured critical funding for clean coal research and development as part of the 2019 appropriations bill that was passed by the House this afternoon. The bill also prevents closures and reorganizations for the National Energy Technology Laboratory, which has a large facility in Morgantown. McKinley spoke on the House floor against an amendment that would have cut funding for these critical programs. Read more

  • ICYMI: McKinley Hosts Morgantown Opioid Grant Workshop
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Drug Addiction & Opioid Abuse

    Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) hosted an opioid grant workshop in Morgantown with representatives from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA). The grant workshop, which was attended by over 120 representatives from all 20 counties in the First District, the Governor’s Office and the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services, provided information on how to access federal grants to help combat the opioid crisis. SAMHSA usually gives their grant workshops via online presentations, but McKinley arranged for them to come to Morgantown and give it in person. Read more

  • McKinley Urges Trump Administration to Protect America’s Electric Grid
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment

    Reports were published earlier today that show the Trump Administration is making plans to invoke their emergency authority to keep coal and nuclear-fired power plants open. Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) has been a leading advocate on this issue in Congress and is urging the Administration to secure the reliability and resiliency of America’s electric grid. Read more

  • McKinley Votes to Rebuild Military, Strengthen National Defense
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security & Foreign Policy

    Earlier today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5515, The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. This bipartisan bill delivers on President Trump and Republicans’ promise to rebuild America’s military and strengthen our national defense. The legislation builds on previous investments in our nation’s military that were made in March through the bipartisan spending deal. Read more

  • House Passes Bill Honoring Hershel “Woody” Williams
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security & Foreign Policy

    The House of Representatives passed H.R. 3663, which would rename the Huntington VA Medical Center in honor of Hershel “Woody” Williams. Mr. Williams is recognized as the last living Medal of Honor recipient from the notoriously horrific Battle of Iwo Jima, and has dedicated his life to serving our nation’s veterans. Read more

  • McKinley Marks Drug Takeback Day By Introducing Bill to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Drug Addiction & Opioid Abuse

    Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1), along with Congressmen Tom Marino (PA-10), David Cicilline (RI-01) and Paul Tonko (NY-20) introduced H.R. 5628, the Access to Increased Drug Disposal (AIDD) Act of 2018. This bill aims to increase participation in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Drug Takeback Day. Read more

  • Morgantown High School French Teacher Joins McKinley for Macron Speech to Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    Morgantown High School French teacher Joshua Mason joined Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) for French President Emmanuel Macron’s speech to a joint session of Congress. Read more

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