Exponent Telegram: Rep. McKinley hosts self-driving car forum in Morgantown

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According to one West Virginia senator, the future of automotive technology will be driverless.Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., hosted a forum on self-driving vehicles at West Virginia University's Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown Wednesday.The event featured speaking appearances from representatives of major car companies, the ridesharing service Uber and the think tank The RAND Corporation.McKinley said he was inspired to host Wednesday's event after participating in a hearing about autonomous vehicles put on by the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Read more »

The Daily Caller: Construction Employers Advocate For Infrastructure Spending On Capital Hill

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Construction workers and employers joined members of the Congressional Building Trades Caucus to advocate for immediate investment in the nation's domestic infrastructure Wednesday on Capitol Hill.The Construction Employers of America (CEA), a coalition of seven national contracting associations, is calling for key legislative provisions as Congress discusses a federal infrastructure bill. They are taking their message to the Congressional Building Trades Caucus, a bipartisan caucus founded a little over a year ago by a Republican Rep. David McKinley of West Virginia and Democratic Rep. Donald Norcross of New Jersey. Read more »

McKinley, Norcross Send Trump Infrastructure Priorities

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McKinley, Norcross Send Trump Infrastructure PrioritiesWashington, D.C. . – In response to President Donald Trump promising infrastructure spending in his joint address to Congress, Representatives David B. McKinley (R-WV) and Donald Norcross (D-NJ), co-chairs of the Building Trades Caucus, are leading a bipartisan letter to the president detailing national infrastructure priorities to rebuild our country and create jobs. Read more »

McKinley: We Must Strengthen Transparency in Regulations

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Washington, D.C. – The House passed the Regulatory Integrity Act, legislation that brings more transparency to federal rule-making. An amendment to the bill sponsored by Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-1) would restrict regulators from using their private e-mails to work in the shadows with these groups during a public comment period. In recent years, federal bureaucrats have used their private e-mail accounts with outside groups to influence regulations that include the Clean Power Plan, the Cross State Air Pollution Rule, and Pebble Mine, among others. Read more »

McKinley Announces Funding for Worthington Volunteer Fire Department

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-1) announced that the Worthington Volunteer Fire Department in Marion County will receive a grant for $43,272 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. These funds are designed to help strengthen operations and safety. Read more »

McKinley: Highway Bill Will Help West Virginia

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Today the House overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan, long-term transportation bill that will help improve West Virginia's roads and bridges. "We can't rebuild and grow our economy unless we have good roads," said Rep. David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV). "Our infrastructure is failing and needs immediate attention. This five-year plan will give West Virginia and our local communities the certainty they need to make planning decisions." Read more »

Exponent Telegram: McKinley passes through to talk government shutdown, highway funding

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During a trip through the area, U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., stopped by The Exponent Telegram offices Wednesday to answer questions about some of the most pressing national issues affecting West Virginia, including the threat of a government shutdown and ongoing problems funding highway projects. Read more »

McKinley Statement on West Virginia Blue Ribbon Commission on Highways

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Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) released the following statement with regard to the West Virginia Blue Ribbon Commission on Highways Final Report released this week:“The condition of our roads in West Virginia has never been worse. We deserve better. How can we expect to compete with other states for economic development when our roads are in such poor condition?“This week’s Blue Ribbo... Read more »

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