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 ...

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 freedom and ba...

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 employees rece...

McKinley Praises Passage of Bill to Provide Mental Health Support for Health Care Providers

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Washington, DC –The Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act, H.R. 1667, sponsored by Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1), passed in the House last night. This bill will enhance the mental and behavioral health resources that are available to support health care professionals. “The Covid-19 Pandemic took a toll on the mental health of all Americans, but our health care workers o...

McKinley Highlights Inconsistency of the Biden Administration’s Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate

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Washington, DC – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) recently issued a series of letters to the Biden Administration highlighting the inconsistent application of their overreaching vaccine mandates. “Let me be clear: the Federal vaccine mandates imposed by the Biden Administration are unconstitutional and represent government overreach,” said McKinley. “While I recognize the Covid-19 vacci...

McKinley Bill to Improve Transparency at VA Hospitals Signed Into Law

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Washington, D.C. - Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement upon the Veterans Camera Reporting (VCR) Act (H.R. 1510) becoming law. This legislation is aimed at improving the quality of care provided at VA health care facilities, by ensuring the required video camera systems are in working order and requiring VA medical centers to report to Congress regarding the...

McKinley and O’Halleran Introduce Bill to Bolster Rural Health Care Workforce

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) introduced the Rural Health Training Act of 2021. This legislation will provide rural health care organizations with funding to support the retention of their health care workforce and enhance training opportunities. “The health care professionals who work in rural communities are hardworking...

McKinley and Spanberger Introduce Legislation to Protect America’s Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

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This week, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV) and Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) introduced bipartisan legislation to create an emergency supply of ingredients used in vital generic medicines and incentivize domestic manufacturing of these ingredients. The United States currently depends on other countries for a range of pharmaceutical products, including many active pharmaceutica...

McKinley: Reckless Pelosi Tax and Spend Plan Means Increased Costs, Fewer Jobs, and a Stronger China

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Today, Congressman David McKinley voted against a massive, irresponsible spending plan that will hurt families with higher prices and higher taxes, destroy energy jobs, and place America’s economy at a disadvantage to China. For 48 hours over the last three days, the Energy and Commerce considered the wide-ranging package that included policies ranging from a tax on natural gas to more government-...

McKinley, Kuster Urge Expansion of Lower-Cost Generic Medicines for Seniors

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Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV-01) and Rep. Annie Kuster (D-NH-02), members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure urging action to improve Medicare beneficiary access to affordable medicines and enhance market co...

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