McKinley and Axne Introduce Legislation to Boost Menopause-Related Research

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) and Congresswoman Cindy Axne (IA-03) introduced the “Menopause Research Act” to jumpstart research into finding new treatments for symptoms caused by menopause. The bill would refocus the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to invest in menopause research and mid-life women’s health research. Additionally, the bill…

ICYMI: McKinley and Lee Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Address Doctor Shortage

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Washington, D.C. — Last week, Rep. David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV) and Rep. Susie Lee (D-NV) introduced the bipartisan Physicians for Underserved Areas Act. This legislation aims to address the doctor shortage in West Virginia. Specifically, this legislation would help address the nationwide physician shortage by updating the Graduate Medical Education (GME) slot process following a…

McKinley Statement on Voting Against the Democrats' Reckless Spending and Tax Hike Bill

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) issued the following statement after voting against the Democrats’ so-called “Inflation Reduction Act,” which is merely a rebrand of “Build Back Better.” The bill would spend over $700 Billion on far-left priorities, raise taxes on virtually all Americans, and fuel inflation. “As Americans are being crushed by forty-year…

McKinley, WV Delegation Supports Dr. Clay Marsh's Nomination to Serve on National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.-01) joined U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and U.S.  Representatives Alex Mooney (R-W.Va.-02), and Rep. Carol Miller (R-W.Va.-03) in announcing their support for Dr. Clay Marsh’s nomination to serve on the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and…

New 3-Digit National Suicide Prevention Hotline Launches Today

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Washington, D.C. — Today, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline has launched its new 3-digit number, 9-8-8. Available 24/7/365, this free and confidential hotline will be available for anyone in the United States experiencing a mental health, substance abuse, or suicide crisis. Additionally, veterans can now use the same 3-digit number, followed by pressing 1 to reach the Veterans…

McKinley Stands Up For Veterans, Votes in Support of the Honoring Our PACT Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today, West Virginia’s veterans are receiving a boost as the Honoring our Promises to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act passes the House of Representatives and heads to the desk of President Biden to be signed into law. Congressman David B. McKinley has been a proud supporter of the PACT Act and voted “yes” on the bill yesterday. The PACT Act expands health…

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 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…

McKinley Praises Supreme Court Decision to Block Biden’s Overreaching Vaccine Mandate on Private Business

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Washington, D.C. - Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) issued a statement following today’s United States Supreme Court ruling that blocked the Biden Administration’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate on private businesses. “The Supreme Court decision to block the most egregious part of the Biden Administration’s unconstitutional vaccine mandate on private businesses is good news for…

McKinley Joins Legal Challenge Against Biden’s Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate

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Washington, D.C. - Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) joined an amicus brief supporting the challenge to the Biden Administration’s overreaching vaccine mandate on private businesses. The case is being heard in the U.S. Supreme Court today. “The Biden Administration has grossly overstepped its authority with an overreaching mandate that private businesses must require their…

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