Press Releases

June 15, 2021

Manchin Questions NASA Administrator On Funding For Katherine Johnson IV&V Facility, Increasing Diversity Within NASA

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, questioned NASA Administrator Bill Nelson during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science (CSJ) hearing.Senator Manchin highlighted the invaluable contributions West Virginians, like Katherine Johnson, have made to NASA’s biggest achievements and advocated for funding for the Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Facility in … Continue Reading


June 15, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $422K For West Virginia Primary Care And Maternal Health Training Program

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $422,173 from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to the West Virginia University Research Corporation for the Primary Care Training and Enhancement-Community Prevention and Maternal Health program. This program provides training to primary care physicians working in either maternal healthcare clinical services or … Continue Reading


June 15, 2021

Manchin, Capito Urge SBA To Speed Up Relief For Struggling Live Venues

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) led 54 bipartisan Senators in urging Small Business Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman to quickly distribute the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program funding to struggling live entertainment venues. This program was created over six months ago in order to support our struggling venues, but the program funding hasn’t made it to the businesses in need.  The Senators said in part, “The … Continue Reading


June 15, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $2 Million for Black Lung Clinics Program

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $2,064,465 in funding for the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) for the Black Lung Clinics Program through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). “West Virginia’s brave miners risk their lives and health every day to power our great nation, and they rely on Black Lung Clinics for medical assistance … Continue Reading


June 15, 2021

Manchin: Two Months Left For West Virginians To Apply For Health Insurance During ACA Open Enrollment Period

West Virginians interested in applying can learn more at acanavigator.com/wv/home or call at 1-844-WV-CARES Washington, DC- Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) reminded and encouraged West Virginians to apply for health insurance coverage during the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Special Enrollment Period that ends August 15th, 2021. “Every West Virginian deserves access to quality, affordable healthcare, and the American Rescue Plan has helped make this a reality by increasing premium … Continue Reading


June 15, 2021

Manchin, Barrasso Stress To Biden The Need For Innovative, Proactive Forest Management Policies To Reduce Wildire, Adapt To A Changing Climate

Senators’ bipartisan letter comes amid the recent rise in devastating wildfires that have caused Western forests to become major carbon emittersWashington, DC - Yesterday, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and John Barrasso (R-WY), Ranking Member of the Committee, sent a letter to President Biden urging him to implement proactive forest management policies to reduce the occurrence of deadly wildfires, increase carbon storage, … Continue Reading


June 15, 2021

Manchin Announces $5.4 Million From The American Rescue Plan For West Virginia Rural Health Clinics

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced West Virginia is receiving $5,400,000 from the American Rescue Plan for 54 Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) across the state. The awards are distributed through the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and will expand COVID-19 testing and mitigation efforts. “West Virginia’s RHCs provide quality, affordable healthcare to West Virginians living in rural communities across our state, all while operating on … Continue Reading


June 15, 2021

Manchin, Murkowski Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Help Improve Efficiency, Reduce Carbon Footprint Of Buildings

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) introduced the Investing in New Strategies for Upgrading Lower Attaining Efficiency (INSULATE) Buildings Act, bipartisan legislation that would provide grants to states and territories, through the State Energy Program, to establish revolving loan funds for energy audits and efficiency upgrades, giving businesses and homeowners the resources they … Continue Reading


June 14, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $5.1 Million For West Virginia Public Health And Emergency Preparedness

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $5,108,582 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) to support and improve West Virginia’s response to public health emergencies.  “The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for West Virginia to be prepared for any public health crisis that tests our … Continue Reading


June 11, 2021

Manchin, Moran, Cassidy, Collins, Boozman Introduce Bipartisan VA Provider Accountability Act

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Susan Collins (R-ME), and John Boozman (R-AR) introduced the bipartisan VA Provider Accountability Act to address the 2019 GAO Report which found the VA must take action to ensure its healthcare providers have the appropriate qualifications and clinical abilities to deliver safe, high quality care to Veterans.  “West Virginia Veterans have experienced firsthand the impacts of the VA not properly … Continue Reading


June 11, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $236K For Innovative Energy Sector Research At West Virginia University

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $236,903 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for an energy sector research project through the West Virginia University Research Corporation. This project studies the conversion of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, to value-added fuels and chemicals. This project also works directly with elementary and high schools through … Continue Reading


June 11, 2021

Manchin Announces More Than $2 Million From American Rescue Plan For Housing Assistance In West Virginia

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced $2,066,772 in Emergency Housing Vouchers to public housing authorities 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). “The economic uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic has led to many West Virginians experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness. The American Rescue Plan is helping West Virginians who … Continue Reading


June 10, 2021

Manchin Statement On VA Under Secretary Dr. Stone Stepping Down

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, released the following statement on the announcement that Dr. Stone, Acting Under Secretary for Health, Veterans Health Administration (VHA), is stepping down from his position. “Dr. Stone’s decision to step down is a step in the right direction for our West Virginia Veterans and their loved ones who have been impacted by the top-down failures in leadership that resulted in the deaths … Continue Reading


June 10, 2021

Manchin Announces $1.3 Million From American Rescue Plan To Support COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts In West Virginia

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $1,315,728 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). This funding is from the American Rescue Plan to support COVID-19 vaccination programs and address vaccine hesitancy in West Virginia. “The COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective and continue to help West Virginia and the rest of the … Continue Reading


June 09, 2021

Manchin Questions HHS Secretary Becerra On U.S. Manufacturing, Drug Epidemic And Affordable Medicines For West Virginians

Video of Senator Manchin’s questions during the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education hearing can be found here Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, questioned U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra on the importance of bringing manufacturing back to the United States, addressing substance use disorder, and ensuring low-income West Virginians have access … Continue Reading


June 09, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $11.6 Million For West Virginia Head Start Programs

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $11,660,781 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Head Start programs across West Virginia.  “Every child in the Mountain State deserves access to a quality education, no matter their background. Head Start provides children with the skills and foundations they need for a bright future. As a long-time supporter of … Continue Reading


June 09, 2021

Manchin, Ernst, Shaheen, Moran Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Make Rural, Underserved Telehealth Flexibilities Permanent

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Jerry Moran (R-KS) introduced the bipartisan Protecting Rural Telehealth Access Act to make current telehealth flexibilities permanent. This legislation would ensure rural and underserved community healthcare providers are able to continue offering telehealth services after the current public health emergency ends. These services include the ability to offer audio-only telehealth … Continue Reading


June 09, 2021

Manchin Secures West Virginia Priorities in the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, fought to include West Virginia priorities in the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, legislation that will invest in American research and development in sciences and manufacturing. Chairman Manchin championed the addition of provisions to provide $16.9 billion for the Department of Energy (DOE) and National Laboratories, like the National Energy Technology Laboratory … Continue Reading


June 09, 2021

Manchin, Cantwell Introduce Bill To Require Equal Pay For U.S. Soccer Teams

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) led 13 Senators in introducing the Give Our Athletes Level Salaries (GOALS) Act, which would require the U.S. Soccer Federation to agree to providing equitable pay to both the women’s and men’s national teams in order to receive federal funds related to the 2026 World Cup. “Yesterday, the Senate failed to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act to remove obstacles that currently allow employers to discriminate … Continue Reading


June 08, 2021

Manchin Votes For Paycheck Fairness Act

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on his vote for the Paycheck Fairness Act. The Paycheck Fairness Act would remove obstacles that currently allow employers to discriminate against their employees, specifically their female employees, by paying them on average 18 cents less per hour than their male colleagues. The bill also prohibits employers from retaliating against employees who discuss their wages with their colleagues, limiting … Continue Reading

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