ICYMI: McKinley Stresses Importance of the Brownfields Program for Economic Development

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01), who serves as the Republican leader of the Environment Subcommittee of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, spoke during a hearing Tuesday regarding the 2023 reauthorization of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Brownfields Program. Rep. McKinley’s 2018 bill reauthorized and improved this program. “Over a century ago, manufa...

McKinley Introduces Bill to Cut Red Tape, Provide Flexibility for Infrastructure Projects in West Virginia

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley (WV-01) introduced a bill, H.R. 6719, to reduce the burdensome restrictions on funding to support water-related environmental infrastructure projects. “In Congress, I have worked tirelessly to cut red tape and do away with unnecessary regulations, giving states direct access to needed funding that supports improving the quality of life back home,” s...

McKinley Introduces Bill Preventing Taxpayer Dollars From Purchasing Crack Pipes and Drug Paraphernalia

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley (WV-01) introduced today the Preventing Illicit Paraphernalia for Exchange Systems (PIPES) Act, in response to recent news reports that grants offered through the American Rescue Plan were authorized for the purchase of "safe smoking kits", which may include crack pipes or meth pipes. The PIPES Act will extend the longstanding, common sense preceden...

McKinley Joins Senators Manchin, Capito, and Governor Justice To Announce Launch of West Virginia Hydrogen Hub Working Group

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative David McKinley, P.R., (R-WV) joined U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and Governor Jim Justice (R-WV) to announce the launch of the West Virginia Hydrogen Hub Working Group to collaborate and support a strong West Virginia candidate to be chosen to develop a hydrogen hub, funded through $9.5 billion allocated to the U.S. Depa...

McKinley Applauds Funding for Hunting, Fishing and Outdoor Recreation for West Virginia

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley (WV-01) announces that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has disbursed $15,254,593 to West Virginia under the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR) Program. The WSRF program supports conservation that enhances hunting, fishing, and local outdoor recreational opportunities. “West Virginia’s natural beauty has been enjoyed by generations of fami...

ICYMI: McKinley Expresses Concerns About Biden Fed Nominee’s Extreme Energy Agenda

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley (WV-01), chair of the Coal Caucus, joined a letter with Representative Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) and 46 of their colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives, expressing serious concern regarding President Joe Biden’s nomination of Ms. Sarah Bloom Raskin to serve as Vice Chair for Supervision at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Syste...

McKinley Joins Senators Manchin, Capito To Announce $140 Million To Reclaim Abandoned Mine Lands

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Washington, DC –Representative David McKinley (R-WV) joined U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) to announce that West Virginia will receive $140,751,000 in Fiscal Year 2022 to reclaim abandoned mine lands (AML). This historic amount of funding, made possible by the recently enacted bipartisan Infrastructur...

McKinley Demands Answers From Biden Administration on Failed Catch and Release Program

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Washington, D.C. - Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) joined 80 of his House colleagues in sending a letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) demanding answers related to President Biden’s failed Catch and Release program. “The Biden Administration has failed to take aggressive action and appropriately respond to the out-of-control immigration crisis at our southern border...

McKinley Votes Against Democrat Bill That Fails to Hold China Accountable, Surrenders America's Competitive Edge

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Washington, D.C. - Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) issued a statement following his vote against Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s bill that fails to address the growing threat from the Chinese Communist Party. The bill provides a variety of U.S. government subsidies and climate change initiatives that give Communist China a competitive advantage, while failing to hold them accountable. "The Demo...

ICYMI: McKinley Demands Action Making Deadly Fentanyl Derivatives Permanently Illegal

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Washington, D.C. - Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) addressed the United States House of Representatives on Wednesday, demanding Democrats bring the HALT Fentanyl Act up for a vote, immediately, to ensure that law enforcement retain the ability to prosecute dealers trafficking fentanyl derivatives. The current provision is set to expire February 18, 2022. VIDEO: McKinley Speaks on HALT ...

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