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 Quality (NACHRQ). “As members o...

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 Crisis Hotline...

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 care benefits t...

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 Rep. McKinley. He also ...

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...

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