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Congressional Tipoffs Involving West Virginia Newsletter for Sunday August 25, 2019 ( 11 items )  

Capito Hosts ARC Federal Co-Chairman for Economic Development Tours, Discussions
CHARLESTON, West Virginia, Aug. 20 -- Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-West Virginia, issued the following news release: * * * - Trip highlights opportunities, challenges related to economic growth, development in West Virginia * * * U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) today hosted Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Federal Co-Chairman Tim Thomas in West Virginia for a series of site visits and roundtable discussions to highlight recent ARC investments in the state, as well as new opp  more

Capito, Manchin Announce Additional Funding for Storm Recovery
WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 -- Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-West Virginia, issued the following news release: U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced additional funding of $800,000 for a Disaster Recovery National Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG) awarded to Workforce West Virginia in response to severe storms in February 2018. This additional funding brings the total DWG funds awarded for this project to $1,6  more

Capito, Manchin Announce More Than $3 Million for Mental Health, Opioid Use Disorders
WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 -- Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-West Virginia, issued the following news release: U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced grants totaling more than $3 million dollars for health centers across West Virginia. Recipients will use this funding to increase access to high-quality integrated behavioral health services, including prevention or treatment of mental health conditions and/  more

Manchin Speaks With Secretary Azar, Applauds Effort To Advance Jessie's Legacy
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 -- Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) spoke with Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and applauded efforts to advance commonsense rules that will improve healthcare providers' ability to address substance use disorder and help patients get the treatment they desperately need. The proposal is consistent with Senator Manchin's legislation, the Protecting Jessica Grubb's Legacy Act (Legac  more

Manchin, Capito Announce Additional Funding for Storm Recovery
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 -- Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, issued the following news release: U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced additional funding of $800,000 for a Disaster Recovery National Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG) awarded to Workforce West Virginia in response to severe storms in February 2018. This additional funding brings the total DWG funds awarded for this project to $1,633,325. Funding  more

Rep. Mooney Announces Over $200,000 in Grant Funding for Local Governments
WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 -- Rep. Alex Mooney, R-West Virginia, issued the following news release: Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced $202,300 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Community Facilities Grants Program for Morgan, Hardy, Hampshire, Kanawha and Clay Counties. "Assuring that local businesses and governments have access to federal resources is a top priority of mine. I am happy to fight and help secure funds that are vital four our economic de  more

Sen. Capito Concludes Week of Economic Development Visits Across West Virginia
CHARLESTON, West Virginia, Aug. 23 -- Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-West Virginia, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) today concluded a week of visits and events around West Virginia--including stops in Raleigh, Kanawha, Cabell, Wetzel, Wood, and Monongalia counties. Throughout the week, she met with constituents, small business owners, students, community leaders, and federal officials, focusing largely on efforts to create jobs, drive growth, and enc  more

Sen. Manchin Announces $106 Million In Disaster Aid Has Been Released To West Virginia
WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 -- Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today applauded the release of $106 million in disaster funding to West Virginia. Senator Manchin authored the provision requiring these funds to be released by the end of the month in the disaster relief package that was signed into law on June 6th. Congress initially approved this funding for West Virginia in February 2018 through the Department of Housing and Urban Dev  more

Sen. Manchin Appalled By Report of Up to 11 Suspicious Deaths at Clarksburg VA
WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 -- Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the appalling report by the Clarksburg Exponent Telegram that at least one of the up to 11 suspicious deaths being investigated at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center has been ruled a homicide. The other nine or ten are also suspected to be homicides. "This report is shocking and if accurate, I am appalled that these crimes were not  more

Sen. Manchin Participates In Hino Motors Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 -- Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) delivered remarks at the HINO Motors Manufacturing plant grand opening in Mineral Wells and applauded the new $40 million investment and adding 250 more jobs to its facility. "Twelve years ago as Governor, I was honored to lead the team that brought Hino to our state, and I am so proud of this company and its team members. I have witnessed firsthand the determinat  more

Sen. Manchin Speaks With More Than 500 Soldiers at W.Va. National Guard Deployment Ceremony
WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 -- Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today attended the West Virginia National Guard deployment ceremony for 500 West Virginia National Guard members who were honored before their upcoming deployment to the Middle East. "I am honored to attend such a patriotic event with 500 incredible soldiers and their families who are putting themselves in harm's way to protect our nation. I commend these soldiers for t  more