McKinley Leads Bipartisan Effort to Protect Access to Care, Support Rural Hospitals

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Yesterday, Representatives David B. McKinley (R-WV), Mike Thompson (D-CA), and David Kustoff (R-TN) joined 228 bipartisan members of Congress to send a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma urging the administration to withdraw its harmful proposal to levy cuts on certain hospitals participating in the 340B Drug Pricing Program (340B program). Read more »

McKinley, Welch Introduce Bill to Increase Consumer Access and Drive Down Costs for Generic Drugs

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WASHINGTON–Representatives David B. McKinley (WV-1) and Peter Welch (VT) introduced the Fair Access for Safe and Timely (FAST) Generics Act. The legislation would thwart manipulation of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) drug safety regulations in order to block the production of generic alternatives to brand name medicines. This would increase consumer access to generic drugs, boost market competition, and ultimately save consumers money. Read more »

McKinley: President Trump Committed to Keeping His Promises

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McKinley: President Trump Committed to Keeping His PromisesWashington, D.C. – Chairman of the Congressional Coal Caucus David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) released the following statement after President Trump's address to a joint session of Congress. "Tonight, President Trump offered a bold and optimistic agenda that will create more jobs and make America more secure. His ambitious plan to cut regulations, reform healthcare, invest in infrastructure, simplify the tax code, and rebuild our military, demonstrates that he is committed to keeping the promises he made to the American people," said McKinley"Now is the time for the country to put aside our differences and unite behind the positive vision that President Trump put forth. We have many challenges ahead but I look forward to working with this Administration to improve the lives of West Virginians and middle-class families all across the country," McKinley said. Read more »

McKinley: Coal Miners Deserve a Long-Term Solution

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) released the following statement after the Senate followed the lead of the House and passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) that extended health care benefits for coal miner retirees and their family members through April. If this legislation had not passed, over 15,000 people would have been in danger of losing their healthcare starting January 1st. Read more »

U.S. Rep. David McKinley Honored for Manufacturing Support in Brooke County

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WELLSBURG – Thursday, Eagle Manufacturing President Joe Eddy acknowledged U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., with the National Award for Legislative Excellence from the National Association of Manufacturers.The award is given by representatives of large, small and medium sized manufacturing companies to federal lawmakers who support legislation favoring their industry at least 70 percent of the time.The presentation was part of an observance of National Manufacturing Day that also brought representatives of about 20 manufacturing companies and 39 Brooke High School students to Eagle's facilities. Read more »

McKinley Calls for Action on Coal Miner Health Care and Pensions

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) released this statement after beneficiaries of the Patriot Retirees Voluntary Employees' Beneficiary Association (VEBA) received a letter stating that funding for their health benefits could run out on December 31st of this year. Read more »

McKinley Announces Funding for Local Police Departments

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) announced that the City of Cameron and the Parkersburg Police Department have been awarded grants from the Department of Justice to help strengthen crime prevention efforts. The City of Cameron will receive $123,263 and the Parkersburg Police Department will receive $250,000. These funds will be used to hire new law enforcement officers to increase each department's policing capacity. Read more »

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