February 24, 2020

ICYMI: Manchin Holds Town Halls And Public Field Hearing During February Recess

Washington, D.C. – Last week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) held public town halls in Huntington and Charleston on the FY 2021 budget, college affordability, broadband access, healthcare, and other issues facing our state and nation. While in Charleston, Senator Manchin also visited the West Virginia Capitol to hear from state lawmakers and visit with West Virginians exploring the Capitol grounds. He also held a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee field hearing in Beckley to discuss the New River Gorge Park and Preserve Act.

Full galleries of photos can be viewed here. To read more about Senator Manchin’s events click the links below.

After impeachment, Manchin comes home to warm welcome in WV, Anthony Izaguirre, AP

Manchin discusses impeachment vote in Huntington town hall, Travis Crum, Huntington Herald Dispatch

Manchin talks opioids, impeachment at Charleston town hall, Joe Severino, Charleston Gazette Mail

Manchin explains impeachment votes, looks ahead at Charleston town hall, Alex Thomas, WV Metro News

Senators hear from public on New River Gorge Park and Preserve Act, Jordan Hatfield, Beckley Register Herald

Support for New River Gorge National Park and Preserve split at hearing, Rick Steelhammer, Charleston Gazette Mail

Mixed views expressed on proposed change to New River Gorge, Chris Lawrence, WV Metro News