McKinley: Congress Must Not Lose Sight of Opioid Crisis

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today marks the second anniversary of President Donald J. Trump signing landmark legislation to fight the opioid epidemic – the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6) – into law. The bipartisan bill was a sweeping response to the opioid epidemic that is devastating communities across West Virginia and the nation. The legislation was the product of significant bipartis...

McKinley Leads Bipartisan Effort to Stand Up for Rural Patients, Hospitals

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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...

McKinley, Cartwright Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Mine Workers from COVID-19 Health Risks

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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...

Energy and Commerce Committee Advances 30 Bipartisan Bills

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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 o...

McKinley, Tonko Advance Bill to Strengthen Review of Rare Disease Treatments

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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 sc...

McKinley Questions Governor Whitmer on Michigan’s Response to COVID-19

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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 respon...

McKinley Supports Additional Help to Small Businesses

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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. Howev...

ICYMI: McKinley Op-Ed: Shortages of key goods during the coronavirus pandemic revealed America's dangerous dependence on foreign countries.

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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 ...

McKinley Statement on the House Passage of HEROES ACT

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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 o...

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...

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