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  • McKinley Leads Bipartisan Effort to Stand Up for Rural Patients, Hospitals
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E., (R-W.Va.), Diana DeGette (D-CO), Greg Gianforte (R-MT), Peter Welch (D-VT), Dusty Johnson (R-SD), and Doris Matsui (D-CA), led a group of 243 Members of Congress in sending a letter to the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar requesting an immediate response is taken to ensure covered safety net providers continue to receive crucial 340B drug discounts. Recently, several major drug ... Read more

  • McKinley, Cartwright Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Mine Workers from COVID-19 Health Risks
    Posted in Press Releases on July 23, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment, Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Matt Cartwright (D-PA) announced the introduction of the COVID-19 Mine Worker Protection Act to implement safety guidelines for mine workers facing unique health risks due to the coronavirus pandemic. “Every day, West Virginia miners go to work in difficult conditions to keep the lights on across America,” said Rep. McKinley. “The COVID-19 pandemic increases the need for stronger safety protections for these mine... Read more

  • Energy and Commerce Committee Advances 30 Bipartisan Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy & Environment, Healthcare, Drug Addiction & Opioid Abuse

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Energy and Commerce Committee advanced 30 bipartisan bills, including 5 bills U.S. House of Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) was a lead Republican, ranging from hydropower to drug pricing. “Passing these 30 bipartisan bills can help improve the lives of thousands of Americans who are struggling in the midst the COVID-19 pandemic. Out of the 30 pieces of legislation, I was a Republican lead on 5 of them. Those bills focus on bipartisan work on a wide ... Read more

  • McKinley, Tonko Advance Bill to Strengthen Review of Rare Disease Treatments
    Posted in Press Releases on July 9, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Paul D. Tonko (D-NY) are introducing the Helping Experts Accelerate Rare Treatments (HEART) Act today, legislation that advances a collection of reforms at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to strengthen the agency’s review and approval of drugs to treat rare and ultra-rare diseases, in particular by ensuring scientists and doctors with direct expertise are involved throughout the process of reviewing a treatm... Read more

  • McKinley Questions Governor Whitmer on Michigan’s Response to COVID-19
    Posted in Press Releases on June 3, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, at the House Subcommittee Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigation hearing on how governors are battling the COVID-1 pandemic, U.S. Representative David B. McKinley P.E. (R-W.Va.) questioned Michigan Governor Whitmer on the state’s response to the Coronavirus. “Governor Whitmer you have been openly critical in the news and media of the Trump Administration’s response to the pandemic. According to the Detroit Free Press you waited until March 26th to ask for a dis... Read more

  • McKinley Supports Additional Help to Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on May 28, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 Act: “Small businesses across the country are struggling in the face of the pandemic. Thankfully Congress provided a lifeline to small businesses with forgivable loans through the Paycheck Protection Program. However, now that we have more understanding of the economic fallout of this crisis, it is important we a... Read more

  • ICYMI: McKinley Op-Ed: Shortages of key goods during the coronavirus pandemic revealed America's dangerous dependence on foreign countries.
    Posted in Press Releases on May 27, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Healthcare, National Security & Foreign Policy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In an op-ed that ran in Business Insider, Reps. David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Tim Ryan (D-O.H.) discussed how the recent shortages of medical supplies and equipment are just one example of the risks we face due to the U.S. dependence on China and other foreign nations for making many of our vital goods. The Congressional Commission we call for in the op-ed would address these questions: How can we predict future supply chain disruptions? What can we do now to reduce fu... Read more

  • McKinley Statement on the House Passage of HEROES ACT
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —U.S. Representative David B. McKinley P.E. (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement after the House passed the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act: “Rather than working in a bipartisan fashion to address our economic and public health crisis as we did on previous COVID-19 relief legislation, Speaker Pelosi instead brought the House back to vote on an 1,800-page, $3 trillion liberal wish list. This bill won’t pass the Senate and President Trump ... Read more

  • McKinley Named One of the Most Bipartisan Members of Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on May 13, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy & Environment, Healthcare, Drug Addiction & Opioid Abuse, Immigration, National Security & Foreign Policy, Second Amendment, Tax Reform, Trade

    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 represent one party in Congress. They wanted someone who would work across the aisle to achieve results on... Read more

  • McKinley, Capito & Attorney General Morrisey Call For Better Testing at Prison Quarantine Sites
    Posted in Press Releases on May 5, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representative David B. McKinley, P.E. joined Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito in calling upon the federal government to better equip two in-state prisons currently in use as quarantine sites for the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. The leaders sent a joint letter Tuesday urging Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to help secure point-of-care testing machines for FCI Gilmer and FCI Hazelton, located respectively in Gilmer and Preston cou... Read more

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