McKinley Announces $12 Million For Corridor H

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WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) announced $12,000,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation for a section of Corridor H in Tucker County. This funding will help support the completion of the Corridor H pavement project from Kerens to Parsons, increasing the reliability of our infrastructure and reducing travel times in West Virginia. “Completion of Corri...

Office of Rep. David B. McKinley Hits Constituent Milestone

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Washington, DC – The office of Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (R-W.Va.) recently completed and opened over 8,000 constituent cases. When a constituent needs help with a federal agency, whether it’s securing benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs or more recently helping secure Economic Impact Payments from the IRS, McKinley’s staff has stepped in to help them find a resolution to t...

McKinley Commends EPA Action to Protect Water Quality & Remove Barriers to Energy Projects

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WASHINGTON, D.C. —U.S. Representative David B. McKinley P.E. (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its new rule on water permits of the Clean Water Act: “Building and modernizing energy infrastructure is vital for our economy and energy security,” said Rep. McKinley. “States like New York and Washington are abusing the permitting pr...

McKinley Named One of the Most Bipartisan Members of Congress

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WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Lugar Center, a non-partisan policy organization, recently named Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) the 10th most bipartisan Member of the House of Representatives for 2019. The Lugar Center produces a yearly bipartisan ranking for how each member works across party lines to achieve results. “The people of West Virginia’s First District did not hire me to just repres...

McKinley Announces $1.4 Million in Brownfields Grants for First District

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WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced three grants to West Virginia communities from the EPA Brownfields Program. These grants will provide over $1 million in assistance to help communities assess and clean-up areas contaminated by previous industrial activity. “Across the First District and the rest of West Virginia we have hundreds of abandoned industr...

McKinley Supports Relief Bill to Respond to Public Health and Economic Crisis

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Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 266, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement (PPP and HCE) Act: “The Coronavirus pandemic has left a trail of destruction in its wake – hundreds of thousands who have been diagnosed with the virus, nearly 50,000 dead, and many millions more who have lost their livelihood and...

Rep. McKinley: Trump Delivers on Promises to American People

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U.S. Representative David McKinley P.E. (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on President Trump’s State of the Union address tonight: “Even while facing constant attacks, President Trump has kept his promises to the American people. He has strengthened the economy, negotiated improved trade deals, lowered the cost of prescription drugs, and built a safer and better country for our children and...

McKinley and Schrader Commit to Working Together on Bipartisan Legislation to Address Climate Change

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Today, in an op-ed that ran in USA Today, Reps. David B. McKinley P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) announced their commitment to working together to develop bipartisan legislation to reduce emissions in the power sector. This fresh approach to address climate change will break through the current partisan stalemate and lead to pragmatic, durable policy that will benefit the environment an...

Energy & Commerce Innovation Showcase Highlights Touchstone Industries

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Today, Representative David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) joined with Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans in hosting an innovation showcase featuring companies, educational institutions, and other organizations from 18 congressional districts across the United States, Touchstone Research Lab in Triadelphia, West Virginia was chosen to represent West Virginia’s First District. TouchStone produc...

McKinley, Coal Caucus Members Host Meeting with DOE Assistant Secretary Steve Winberg

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This morning, the Congressional Coal Caucus led by Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (R-WV) hosted a meeting with special guest Steve Winberg, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy at the Department of Energy (DOE). The discussion covered a wide range of topics from innovative technologies in the coal space to rare earth minerals. “Our nation is at a fork in the road, we can abandon carbon-base...

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