April 29, 2021

Manchin Statement On Senate Confirmation Of Gayle Manchin As ARC Co-Chair

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the Senate’s unanimous confirmation of Gayle Manchin to be the Federal Co-Chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).

“I am pleased the Senate has confirmed my wife, Gayle Manchin, to lead the Appalachian Regional Commission. ARC is a vital partner to all those working and living in Appalachia, and I know that Gayle will bring the experience and skills necessary to successfully lead the commission as it serves the region. I am so proud of Gayle for her many accomplishments and a lifetime of dedication to families and children across Appalachia and the world through her time as a public servant in West Virginia and on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. I know that she will make the states of the Appalachian region, including our home state of West Virginia, and our entire nation extremely proud.”