Saturday - September 26, 2020
U.S. Congressional Tipoffs Involving West Virginia Newsletter for Sunday September 01, 2019 ( 7 items )  

Capito Announces Agreement Between Marshall University, HSI to Combat Opioid Crisis
WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 -- Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-West Virginia, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), chairman of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced a finalized contract between Marshall University and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the investigative arm of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Marshall may receive up to $4.25 million to develop a  more

Capito, Manchin Announce Scholarships for University of Charleston STEM Students
WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 -- 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 a grant totaling $648,409 to fund four-year scholarships to 12 students pursuing baccalaureate degrees in data science, computer science, biological sciences, chemistry, and dual biology-chemistry programs at the University of Charleston (UC). Funding is provid  more

Manchin Calls AG Barr, Gets Assurance Full DOJ Resources Will Be Given In Clarksburg VA Investigation
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 -- Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today sent a letter to Attorney General Barr requesting every Department of Justice (DOJ) resource in the investigation into the suspicious deaths at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical center in Clarksburg. After speaking with Attorney General Barr, he has already received assurances that the DOJ will provide every resource during the investigation. Senator Manchin said in  more

Manchin Speaks With VA Secretary And Director Of Clarksburg VA About Suspicious Deaths
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 -- Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) spoke with the Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie and Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center Director Dr. Glenn Snider today to discuss the ongoing investigation into the 11 suspicious deaths being investigated at the Clarksburg VA, one of which was confirmed to be homicide. Last week the Clarksburg Exponent Telegram reported that at least one of the up t  more

Rep. Mooney Announces 2019 Congressional App Challenge
WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 -- Rep. Alex Mooney, R-West Virginia, issued the following news release: Congressman Alex X. Mooney announced that the he will be hosting a Congressional App Challenge (CAC), an app competition for students in middle and high school. "I am pleased to offer this program for students across our district to showcase their technical skills and inspire others to pursue careers in coding or computer science. The world of technology is rapidly changing, and I will continue to work  more

Sen. Manchin Speaks to VA Inspector General, Demands Immediate Answers for Veterans' Families
WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 -- Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today spoke with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General Michael Missal and also sent a letter to him and to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie urging them to quickly conclude its investigations into the 11 suspicious deaths being investigated at the Clarksburg VA, one of which was confirmed to be homicide. Senator Manchin said in p  more

Sen. Manchin Visits Clarksburg VA
WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 -- Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today visited the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg to meet with Veterans and hospital staff. Senator Manchin has been in contact with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, Clarksburg VA Director Dr. Snider, United States Attorney General William Barr in order to expedite the investigation and get these grieving families answers. "I'  more