McKinley Introduces Legislation to Protect Access to Affordable, Reliable Energy in Developing Countries

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) introduced the Supporting Affordable and Reliable Energy in Developing Countries Act of 2021. The bill ensures that developing countries are protected from any policies such as bans on coal, gas and oil projects, which would stifle the ability to provide reliable energy to their people. “This bill would prevent the Bi...

McKinley, Capito, Manchin, Miller Urge Biden Administration to Allocate More COVID Treatments to West Virginia

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman David B. McKinley (R-WV), along with Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Congresswoman Carol Miller (R-WV) sent a letter urging the Biden Administration to allocate additional doses of Monoclonal Antibody (mAb) treatments to West Virginia, specifically the Regeneron (REGN-COV) treatment that can be administered more easily in rural...

McKinley and Spanberger Introduce Legislation to Protect America’s Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

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This week, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV) and Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) introduced bipartisan legislation to create an emergency supply of ingredients used in vital generic medicines and incentivize domestic manufacturing of these ingredients. The United States currently depends on other countries for a range of pharmaceutical products, including many active pharmaceutica...

McKinley: Reckless Pelosi Tax and Spend Plan Means Increased Costs, Fewer Jobs, and a Stronger China

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Today, Congressman David McKinley voted against a massive, irresponsible spending plan that will hurt families with higher prices and higher taxes, destroy energy jobs, and place America’s economy at a disadvantage to China. For 48 hours over the last three days, the Energy and Commerce considered the wide-ranging package that included policies ranging from a tax on natural gas to more government-...

McKinley, Kuster Urge Expansion of Lower-Cost Generic Medicines for Seniors

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Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV-01) and Rep. Annie Kuster (D-NH-02), members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure urging action to improve Medicare beneficiary access to affordable medicines and enhance market co...

McKinley Votes Against Massive Socialist Spending Plan

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Today, Congressman David McKinley voted against a massive budget resolution that would lead to $3.5 trillion in immediate spending and trillions in tax hikes. “This plan is grossly irresponsible and would harm West Virginia families and the country as a whole,” said McKinley. “This Bernie Sanders-designed tax and spending scheme would increase the debt, impose a massive tax increase on millions of...

Congressman McKinley Statement on Viatris Announcement

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman McKinley issued the following statement regarding the announcement of Viatris signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with West Virginia University (WVU) to pursue transferring ownership of their manufacturing facility in Morgantown. “This is a positive step forward. West Virginia University is a world class institution, our state’s largest employer, and c...

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...

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