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Congressional Tipoffs Involving West Virginia Newsletter for Sunday December 01, 2019 ( 10 items )  

Capito Nominates 32 West Virginians for Admission to U.S. Service Academies
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 -- Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-West Virginia, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) today announced U.S. Service Academy nominations for 32 qualified high school seniors from 16 counties in West Virginia. A board chosen by Senator Capito reviewed each nominee's application, interviewed candidates, and made recommendations. "Reviewing service academy applications each year leaves me so inspired," Senator Capito said. "These young me  more

Capito, Manchin Announce $356,000 to Combat Opioid Epidemic in West Virginia
WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 -- 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 $356,882 from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) through the Combating Opioid Overdose through Community-Level Intervention (COOCLI) grant program. This funding will support the development of new strategies to prevent and treat su  more

Capito, Manchin Announce $4.6 Million for West Virginia Airports
WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 -- 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 $4,636,911 through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Funding will support development projects at airports in Barbour, Kanawha, Marion, and Wayne counties. "Access to a variety of transportation options--inclu  more

Capito, Manchin Announce More Than $1.4 Million for Economic Development in West Virginia
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 -- 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 $1,499,000 for Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) in West Virginia. The funding provided through the U.S Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) will enable CDFIs to increase lending and invest  more

Manchin, Capito Announce $356,000 to Combat Opioid Epidemic in West Virginia
WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 -- 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 $356,882 from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) through the Combating Opioid Overdose through Community-Level Intervention (COOCLI) grant program. This funding will support the development of new strategies to prevent and treat substance use dis  more

Manchin, Capito Announce $4.6 Million for West Virginia Airports
WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 -- 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, announced $4,600,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP) for airport runway construction and rehabilitation in West Virginia. "In West Virginia, our airports help drive our economy and boost our tourism industry. Ensuring they receive the resourc  more

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $1.4 Million for Economic Development in West Virginia
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 -- 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 $1,499,000 for Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) in West Virginia. The funding provided through the U.S Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) will enable CDFIs to increase lending and investment activity i  more

Reps. McKinley, Kaptur Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Settlements Are Used to Address Opioid Crisis
WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 -- Rep. David McKinley, R-West Virginia, issued the following news release: U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E., (R-W.Va.) and Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at ensuring the funds that states receive from opioid settlements are used to fight the epidemic and are focused towards treatment, prevention, education, and enforcement. The Opioid Settlement Accountability Act (H.R.5242) would ensure funds from opioid related settlements are u  more

Sen. Capito Issues Statement on Thanksgiving
CHARLESTON, West Virginia, Nov. 27 -- Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-West Virginia, issued the following statement ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday: "This Thanksgiving, I am thankful for my health, the love and support of my family, and the privilege to represent West Virginians in the United States Senate. "Having just come back from the Middle East, I'm especially reflective of all the blessings we collectively have here in the United States: that our country is not war torn and that we hav  more

Sen. Manchin Congratulates Sharon Rockefeller For National Medal Of Arts Award
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 -- Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) congratulated Sharon Rockefeller, a renowned champion of the arts, a generous supporter of charity, a pioneer of new ideas and approaches in the field of public policy and former First Lady of West Virginia, on being awarded a 2019 National Medal of Arts. The National Medal of Arts is awarded by the President of the United States to individuals who are deserving of spec  more