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  • McKinley, Welch Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Lower Prescription Drug Prices
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (W.Va.-1) and Peter Welch (VT) introduced the H.R. 985 Fair Access for Safe and Timely (FAST) Generics Act, aimed at bringing down the costs of prescription drugs. The bipartisan legislation would prevent drug makers from blocking competitors from entering the market. It would increase patients’ access to generic drugs, boost market competition, and lower drug prices for Americans, an issue President Trump addressed in his State of the Union speech. The te... Read more

  • McKinley Statement on the State of the Union
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative David McKinley P.E. (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on President Trump’s State of the Union address tonight: “In the first two years of Donald Trump’s presidency, West Virginia has seen its economy grow and celebrated the end of the war on fossil fuels. Tonight, President Trump encouraged Members of Congress to put our nation first and reminded us that the only victory that matters is one that helps the American people. “In his State of the Union address... Read more

  • McKinley Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Miners Pensions
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative David B. McKinley, P.E., (R-W.Va.) introduced bipartisan legislation today aimed at addressing the looming failure of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) 1974 Pension Plan and protecting benefits for retired miners and their families. The Miners Pension Protection Act provides a solution to maintain funding for the pension plan and protect benefits for the more than 100,000 retired coal miners and their families currently covered by the UMWA Pension Plan. The text of th... Read more

  • McKinley Statement on Short-Term Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative David B. McKinley, P.E., (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on the funding bill that will end the partial government shutdown and fund the government until Feb. 15: “President Trump has made an offer in good faith, and Democrats seem willing to negotiate. This is not a final solution but provides us three weeks to find a real compromise,” Rep. McKinley said. “Democrats have said they are willing to negotiate once the government is open, and we look fo... Read more

  • 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

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