McKinley, Sánchez, and Norcross Recognize Journeyman Lineworkers

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV), Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) and Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ) led a group of 135 lawmakers in introducing a resolution to designate July 10, 2022, as Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day. “The work of Journeyman Lineworkers is often a thankless job, but it’s a trade that is vital for our society to…

McKinley Introduces Legislation to Cut Red Tape for Carbon Capture Projects

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Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (W.Va.-01) introduced the “Well Primacy Certainty Act” to cut bureaucratic red tape and make it easier to develop carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) projects and infrastructure. This bill would expedite the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) application processes to allow states to assume responsibility (primacy) from the EPA to…

McKinley Applauds Supreme Court Ruling to Reject EPA's Overreach Against American Energy

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01), the ranking member for House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment, released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on West Virginia et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency. This case challenged the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regulatory overreach in…

McKinley Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe V. Wade

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01), issued the following statement responding to the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of “Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization” that overturns Roe v. Wade. “For nearly 50 years, the Supreme Court’s ruling of Roe v. Wade has threatened the lives of millions of innocent unborn children. Today, the Court has…

McKinley Praises Passage of Legislation to Improve Access to Care for Substance Abuse and Mental Health

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (W.Va.-01) today voted in favor of the Mental Health and Well-Being Act (H.R. 7666), which passed the House of Representatives. The bill would improve access to care for substance abuse and mental health in communities across the country and in West Virginia. The underlying bill included several provisions championed by…

McKinley, Rodgers Demand Transparency from EPA on Superfund Site Funding

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Washington, D.C. — Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Republican Leader David B. McKinley (R-WV) and Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) are pressing Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan to be accountable with the vast amount of money it has been allotted to address Superfund sites and its implementation…

McKinley Joins Sens. Manchin, Capito to Praise Investments in West Virginia's Public Lands

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Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative David McKinley (R-WV), joined U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) in announcing that West Virginia will receive funds through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for seven projects to address deferred maintenance in the Monongahela National Forest, improve infrastructure,…

McKinley Joins Sens. Manchin, Capito to Announce Funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law For Grant County Airport Upgrades

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Washington, D.C. –  Representative David McKinley (R-WV)  joined U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) to announce $75,636 from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Airport Infrastructure Grant (AIG) program to Grant County, West Virginia. The funding is through the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and will support…

McKinley Demands Answers from FDA on Failure to Avoid Baby Formula Shortage Crisis

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (W.Va.-01) today questioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Robert Califf about FDA’s role in the baby formula supply shortage during the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing of the Energy and Commerce Committee. Watch Rep. McKinley remarks here “American families are struggling. Along with the…

McKinley Leads on Legislation to Improve Access to Substance Abuse, Mental Health Care in Communities

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (W.Va.-01) today joined the Energy and Commerce Committee to advance major packages, which include a number of mental health care and substance abuse related bills.  "The bills considered today all have one thing in common: they address pressing health care and treatment concerns facing individuals and…

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