MCKINLEY ANNOUNCES $6.3 MILLION FROM BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE LAW FOR WATER INFRASTRUCTURE IN WEST VIRGINIA

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Washington, D.C – Representative David McKinley (R-WV) joined U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, to announce $6,313,780 from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for 22 West Virginia watersheds and flood protection sites. The funding will repair…

McKinley Applauds Announcement of Grants to Reclaim Abandoned Mine Lands, Spur Economic Development

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) applauded today’s Abandoned Mine Land Grant award announcements made by Governor Jim Justice and Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Harold Ward. Three projects announced today are located in North Central West Virginia and the Northern Panhandle. “All across West Virginia, there are legacy mining sites…

McKinley Introduces Bill to Cut Red Tape, Provide Flexibility for Infrastructure Projects in West Virginia

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley (WV-01) introduced a bill, H.R. 6719, to reduce the burdensome restrictions on funding to support water-related environmental infrastructure projects. “In Congress, I have worked tirelessly to cut red tape and do away with unnecessary regulations, giving states direct access to needed funding that supports improving the…

McKinley Joins Senators Manchin and Capito To Announce $141 Million From Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Clean Up Legacy of Abandoned Wells

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressmen David McKinley (R-WV) joined U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) to announce West Virginia is eligible for $141,932,226 from the Department of the Interior to plug, remediate and reclaim orphaned oil and gas wells. The first phase of funding includes up to…

ICYMI: What State Community, Industry Leaders Are Saying About the State of Infrastructure in WV

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Washington, D.C. - West Virginia will receive an estimated $6 Billion in funding as a result of the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill. This funding will go directly to restoring and modernizing hard infrastructure, including:  Roads and bridges Water and sewer systems Reliable broadband connectivity Addressing flood prone…

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill: A Win for West Virginia

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What’s NOT in the Infrastructure bill? There are NO new or increased taxes. All reckless spending on “social infrastructure” in in the Reconciliation bill McKinley opposes and has fought against the Democrats’ SEPARATE partisan $4 trillion spending bill. What IS IN the Infrastructure bill for West Virginia? West Virginia will receive $3.013…

McKinley Statement on Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan

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WASHINGTON –Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV) issued the following statement after the House voted to pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill: “Tonight, instead of playing politics, I put America and West Virginia first,” said McKinley. “America’s infrastructure has been in dire need of modernization and this bipartisan infrastructure bill is what community leaders from one…

McKinley Applauds Decision to Keep Metropolitan Statistical Area Guidelines Unchanged

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Washington, D.C. - On Wednesday, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced that it would keep current guidelines for Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) designation in place. They had been considering a plan to double the population requirement, which would have eliminated the MSA designation for 8 West Virginia cities, causing a loss of millions of dollars in future…

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