Press Releases

April 09, 2021

Manchin Announces More Than $28 Million From American Rescue Plan For Affordable Housing In West Virginia

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced $28,290,754 for affordable housing programs in West Virginia. The awards are funded through the American Rescue Plan and distributed through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). "Every West Virginian deserves to have a roof over their head and a warm place to sleep. The COVID-19 pandemic has placed additional burdens on many West Virginians due to high unemployment, unstable living conditions and job … Continue Reading


April 08, 2021

Manchin Holds Meetings In Morgantown, Parkersburg, Wheeling To Highlight Direct Local Relief Funding

West Virginia cities and counties will receive $677 million in direct funding from the American Rescue Plan Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) met with Wood, Jackson, Wirt, Tyler, Ritchie, Pleasants, Ohio, Hancock, Marshall, Wetzel, Brooke, Monongalia, Marion and Preston county officials to discuss the benefits of millions of dollars in direct local funding coming to West Virginia's cities and counties following passage of the American Rescue Plan. Senator Manchin voted … Continue Reading


April 08, 2021

Manchin Announces More Than $28 Million From American Rescue Plan For COVID-19 Vaccines In West Virginia

Charleston, WV- Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced $28,436,500 for the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources to support and expand COVID-19 vaccine programs across West Virginia. The award is funded through the American Rescue Plan and is distributed through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). "As we continue to address the COVID-19 pandemic, we must ensure that every West Virginian who wants a COVID-19 vaccine can get one. This funding from … Continue Reading


April 07, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce Funding to Help At-Risk Workers Overcome Barriers to Employment

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $100,000 to Workforce West Virginia to expand their fidelity bonding program. This funding was made available through the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and will be used to support employers that hire workers considered "at risk" due to prior involvement in the criminal justice system, as well as those in recovery for substance abuse. "Many West … Continue Reading


April 07, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $2.5 Million For Economic Development Project In Barboursville

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced the Pea Ridge Public Service District in Barboursville will receive $2.5 million from the U.S Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA). This award will be matched with $975,000 in local funds and will extend public sanitary services to local businesses in the area. This project will allow for future economic growth, create … Continue Reading


April 07, 2021

Manchin Announces All Health Centers In West Virginia Eligible To Order Vaccine Doses

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced that all Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funded health centers and look-alike health centers in West Virginia have been invited to participate in the COVID-19 Vaccine Program, which allows the 31 health centers in West Virginia to order COVID-19 vaccine doses directly from the federal government, increasing West Virginia's overall dose allocation. Additionally, West Virginia will receive an increase of 2,340 … Continue Reading


April 06, 2021

Manchin Bill To Expand '529' Education Savings Accounts Uses To Include Vocational, Technical Training

Charleston, WV- U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) reintroduced a bipartisan, bicameral bill to expand eligible uses of the '529' tax-advantaged education savings program to include state, federal, or industry recognized training or credentialing programs. Currently, the '529' education savings program only allows workers and families to use these accounts to pay for college, university, and vocational school expenses. This legislation would not create any new tax incentives but would expand the … Continue Reading


April 06, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $3.3 Million For Affordable Housing In West Virginia

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced three awards totaling $3,302,454 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The awards aim to create and provide quality, affordable housing and address homelessness across West Virginia. "Many of our fellow West Virginians are currently experiencing homelessness, including children and families, and the COVID-19 pandemic has … Continue Reading


April 05, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce Funding for Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System in West Virginia

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $160,020 for a Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) within the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). This funding was made available through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and will provide resources that reduce health problems among mothers and babies. "The Pregnancy Risk Assessment … Continue Reading


April 05, 2021

Manchin Calls On FCC To Include State, Local Input In Broadband Buildout

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) led 17 Senators in calling on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to ensure that state, local and tribal governments are included in efforts to update nationwide broadband maps. The Senators said in part, "As the FCC considers how to best design a new broadband mapping data collection system, we strongly urge you to incorporate the voices of state, local and tribal governments and provide them with an opportunity to meaningfully … Continue Reading


April 05, 2021

Manchin, Burr Lead Resolution Designating April 5th As Gold Star Wives Day

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Richard Burr (R-NC) led a resolution to designate today, April 5, 2021, as Gold Star Wives Day to honor members of the Gold Star Wives of America. The Senate passed the bipartisan resolution by unanimous consent. "America will never be able to repay our brave patriots and their families who have paid the ultimate price to protect their fellow Americans. Gold Star families and spouses have sacrificed so much for their country, and I can … Continue Reading


April 05, 2021

Manchin Submits Congressional Inquiry On Kanawha County HIV Rates

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) submitted a Congressional inquiry on behalf of the Kanawha County Commission regarding the HIV rates in Kanawha County. The Senator said in part, "Please see the attached correspondence from the Kanawha County Commission regarding their concerns about alarming HIV statistics. As requested by the Kanawha County Commission, I am submitting a formal congressional inquiry for your prompt response. Given the pressing public health nature of … Continue Reading


April 02, 2021

Manchin Statement On 11th Anniversary Of Upper Big Branch Disaster

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) issued the following statement on the upcoming 11th anniversary of the tragedy that killed 29 miners at the Upper Big Branch (UBB) mine disaster in Whitesville, West Virginia. "Eleven years ago, West Virginia suffered an immeasurable loss when 29 brave West Virginia coal miners were killed in the UBB mine disaster. Not a day goes by that I don't think of those lost that day; I will never forget. My heart goes out to every West Virginian who … Continue Reading


April 02, 2021

Manchin, Cuellar Visit U.S.-Mexico Border

Laredo, TX - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) visited the U.S.-Mexico border. Senator Manchin and Congressman Cuellar participated in a helicopter and boat tour of the U.S.-Mexico border with Customs and Border Protection (CBP), visited the World Trade Bridge, Laredo's port of entry, to meet with officials from CBP and the City of Laredo to discuss cross border international trade, and visited the Holding Institute to meet with migrant families and … Continue Reading


April 01, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce ARC INSPIRE Program Award Recipients in West Virginia

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $2,019,652 through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for the inaugural recipients of their INSPIRE (INvestments Supporting Partnerships In Recovery Ecosystems) initiative. This initiative focuses on creating or expanding a local recovery ecosystem that will lead to workforce entry or re-entry. "The ARC continues to be a great partner for … Continue Reading


April 01, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $1.9 Million in Pandemic Relief from FEMA

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $1,965,457 for the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (WVDHHR) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This funding will support West Virginia's continued relief efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic. "For over a year, our frontline workers have gone above and beyond … Continue Reading


March 31, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $800K For WVU Research Project, STEM Engagement In West Virginia

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $800,805 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a research project through the West Virginia University Research Corporation. The research will combine research and education by recruiting underrepresented students in STEM fields for research and creating lesson plans for high school biology students in rural schools where students will … Continue Reading


March 31, 2021

Manchin: West Virginia Receiving Another Increase In Weekly COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), received an update on the weekly increase in COVID-19 vaccine allocation for West Virginia. West Virginia will receive a total increase of 1,600 Moderna vaccine doses and an increase of 16,800 Johnson & Johnson doses. "As national COVID-19 vaccine production increases, West Virginia continues to see increases in our state's dose allocation. Due to the continued dose increases, West Virginia is now able to offer the COVID-19 vaccine … Continue Reading


March 31, 2021

Manchin Applauds FCC Decision To Launch Second Round Of COVID-19 Telehealth Program

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) applauded the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to launch the second round of the COVID-19 Telehealth Program which provides $249.95 million to support telehealth services through healthcare providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. In January, Senator Manchin led a bipartisan letter to the FCC asking the agency to prioritize small, rural healthcare providers that were left out of the first round of funding. "I'm thrilled … Continue Reading


March 29, 2021

Manchin, Burr Lead Resolution Designating March 29th As Vietnam Veterans Day

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Richard Burr (R-NC) led a resolution to designate today, March 29, 2021, as Vietnam Veterans Day to recognize the sacrifice and service of Vietnam Veterans across the nation. The Senate passed the bipartisan resolution by unanimous consent. "West Virginia is one of the most patriotic states in the country and we know all too well the sacrifices that come with protecting our country," said Senator Manchin. "West Virginia has more names on … Continue Reading

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