MCKINLEY , CAPITO, MANCHIN INTRODUCE RESOLUTION CELEBRATING GLENVILLE STATE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP WIN

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Washington, DC – Representative David McKinley (WV-01) and U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced companion resolutions in both the U.S. House and Senate, celebrating the Glenville State University Lady Pioneers Women’s Basketball Team winning the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Women’s Basketball Championship. “Congratulations to th...

McKinley Introduces Bill to Help Police Departments Retain Experienced Officers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman David B. McKinley (W.Va.-01), introduced a bill, the Retain COPS Act of 2022, H.R.7250, to give local police departments more flexibility and allow the COPS grant funding to go towards salaries, bolstering their ability to retain experienced law enforcement officers. “In recent meetings with members of local law enforcement in West Virginia, we talked about th...

McKinley Urges Restoring American Energy Independence, Driving Down Biden’s Record High Gas Prices

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Washington, DC – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) participated in a joint meeting of the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Natural Resources and House Select Climate Republicans for a special forum, Pain at the Pump: Biden’s War on American Energy, to discuss President Biden’s anti-American energy policies that have driven record-high gas prices and aided Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. “...

McKinley Bill Supporting Mental Health of Health Care Workers Signed Into Law

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Washington, DC – The Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act, H.R. 1667, was signed into law today. This bill will enhance the mental and behavioral health resources that are available to support health care professionals. Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01), is a lead sponsor of the bill. “It’s time we take care of the health care professionals who are charged with caring for ...

McKinley Questions Environmental Activist Organizations On Russian Dark Money

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01), joined Energy and Commerce Committee members on letters questioning three environmental groups with financial ties to a San Francisco-based organization called the Sea Change Foundation, regarding Russian funding and influence over U.S. environmental advocacy organizations. “For years, there have been reports of Russia funding extreme...

ICYMI: McKinley Blasts Out-of-Touch Democrats

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Washington, D.C. — Today, during the Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on electric vehicles, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01), blasted Democrats’ for being tone deaf to the serious issues facing the U.S. Watch his remarks here. “While the world is facing yet another crisis resulting from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats are holding hearings o...

McKinley Introduces Bill Banning Russian Energy Imports While Restoring American Energy Production

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) introduced a bill, the Regaining Energy Freedom and Undeniable Security and Preserving U.S. Trade Interests Now Act or REFUSE PUTIN Act, to ban Russian energy exports to the U.S., while at the same time, taking important steps to regain American energy independence. Read more about the REFUSE PUTIN Act here. “Energy security is nationa...

McKinley Applauds Additional Funding to Reclaim Abandoned Mine Lands, Encourage Economic Development

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) applauds today’s announcement of an additional $18 million in funding to reclaim abandoned mine lands. This is on top of $140 million in funding that was announced last month. “Just last week, I visited an at an old mine land site in Monongalia County to see firsthand how this funding is going to clean up contaminated sites and promot...

MCKINLEY ANNOUNCES $6.3 MILLION FROM BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE LAW FOR WATER INFRASTRUCTURE IN WEST VIRGINIA

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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), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, to announce $6,313,780 from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for 22 West Virginia watersheds and flood protection sites. The funding will repair existing...

McKinley Stands Up for Veterans, Expanding Access to VA Health Care and Benefits for Those Exposed to Toxic Chemicals

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) took action today in support of West Virginia’s veterans by voting yes on the Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act. The PACT Act expands health care benefits to veterans who were exposed to toxic substances during their service, like Agent Orange, radiation, and burn pits. “Our veterans risked their lives in ...

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