Press Releases

September 19, 2020

Manchin Statement On The Death Of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the passing of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “My thoughts and prayers are with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her family. Justice Ginsburg dedicated her life to public service. She was a voice for the voiceless and built a career fighting for equal treatment under the law for every American citizen. After 27 years on our nation’s highest court and a lifetime fighting … Continue Reading


September 18, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce $1.4 Million For Preventative Health Services For West Virginians

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $1,420,723 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) provide preventative health services to West Virginians.“West Virginians deserve to have access to the best healthcare possible, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding will help the West … Continue Reading


September 18, 2020

WV Congressional Delegation Urges HHS to Make Changes to Opioid Treatment Policy

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), along with U.S. Representatives David McKinley (R-WV-1), Alex Mooney (R-WV-2), and Carol Miller (R-WV-3) yesterday sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma calling for immediate action to address a decision by CMS that could negatively affect access to treatment for opioid addiction. This action comes as West … Continue Reading


September 18, 2020

Manchin Statement On Court Decision To Reverse Postmaster General DeJoy's Partisan Policy Changes

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the Eastern Washington U.S. District Court decision to temporarily block Postmaster General DeJoy from making policy changes ahead of the 2020 election and require decisions made under Postmaster General DeJoy to be reversed, including decisions to decommission critical mail machines and equipment.“I am pleased with the U.S. District Court’s sound decision to temporarily block the changes made by … Continue Reading


September 18, 2020

Manchin Urges Administration To Support Emergency Rental Assistance For West Virginians During COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, DC - Yesterday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) led 31 Senators in sending a letter to President Trump urging him to work with Congress on a bipartisan basis to enact legislation that provides the emergency assistance and protections renters need to stay in their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of children and youth are at risk of being evicted from their homes due to the Trump Administration’s refusal to support critical rental assistance and relief measures to … Continue Reading


September 17, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce Rural Housing Preservation Grants In West Virginia

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $185,185 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Housing Preservation Grant program for three locations in West Virginia. These rural development investments will be used for the repair and rehabilitation single-family homes for individuals in West Virginia. “Everyone deserves to have a safe place to sleep, but the COVID-19 pandemic … Continue Reading


September 17, 2020

Manchin Statement On Beckley VAMC Doctor's Guilty Plea

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on Dr. Johnathan Yates pleading guilty to three counts of depriving Veterans of their civil rights by sexually abusing them under the guise of legitimate medicine. This plea is the result of the Beckley Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) investigation.“Today’s hearing is an important step towards justice for those Veterans who were sexually assaulted by Dr. Johnathan Yates during their visits to … Continue Reading


September 17, 2020

Manchin Demands Answers On VA Data Breach Affecting More Than 60,000 Veterans, Healthcare Providers

Washington, DC - Yesterday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee (SVAC), led nine Senators in demanding answers from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) following a recent data breach that compromised 46,000 Veterans’ personal information. VA officials informed the Senate and House Committees on Veterans Affairs that approximately 17,000 VA community care providers were also impacted by the cybersecurity breach.The Senators said in part, … Continue Reading


September 17, 2020

Manchin Questions NNSA, DOD On Keeping Nuclear Wearpons Spending Under Civilian Control

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), questioned witnesses from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Department of Defense (DoD) on nuclear weapons spending decisions being kept within civilian control through the Department of Energy (DOE) to ensure unbiased allocation of nuclear deterrence resources.This questioning comes after the FY 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) included … Continue Reading


September 17, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce $10.4 Million In USDA Rural Development Loans In West Virginia

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $10,492,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Rural Development Loan program for four locations in West Virginia. These funds will be used for a variety of projects across the state to increase economic development and access to business capital.“West Virginians are some of the hardest working people in America, they just need to … Continue Reading


September 16, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce $452K For Kanawha County Housing Authority Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $452,459 through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Affairs (HUD) Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program for the Charleston/Kanawha Housing Authority. The HCV program received additional funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and will assist the Kanawha County Housing Authority in addressing the … Continue Reading


September 16, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce $824K For School Safety Measures In Grant, Pocahontas, Upshur, And Marshall Counties

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $824,774 from the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) for safety measures in Grant, Pocahontas, Upshur, and Marshall county schools.“Our students deserve to be safe, especially while they’re in their classrooms and on the playground. And as our students face the challenges of attending … Continue Reading


September 15, 2020

Manchin Presses Administration To Protect Access To Safe, Affordable Medicine For Low-Income West Virginians

Washington, DC - Yesterday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) pressed Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to respond to recent changes by drug companies to restrict access to the 340B Drug Pricing Program for safety net health providers.The 340B Drug Pricing Program was created in 1992 to mandate drug companies who participate in the Medicaid program provide discounted drugs to certain healthcare providers that serve vulnerable populations. The 340B program provides much … Continue Reading


September 15, 2020

Manchin, Murkowski Request Information On COVID-19 Impact On Homeless Families And Youth

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) requested information from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted families and children. The Senators also asked if the ACF had the resources needed to help those in need during the pandemic and if the Emergency Family Stabilization Act (EFSA), introduced by Senators Manchin and Murkowski, would provide the necessary resources.The Senators said in … Continue Reading


September 15, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce Funding for Opioid Response Program in West Virginia

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $457,627 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for three locations in West Virginia. This funding was made available through the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program and will support Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) recovery.“The drug epidemic has ravaged the Mountain State for years, and now we are facing two … Continue Reading


September 15, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce $11.3 Million For Clean Drinking Water Projects In West Virginia

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $11,354,705 from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for clean drinking water projects across West Virginia.“Every West Virginian deserves clean water to drink and fresh air to breathe, no matter their circumstances or where they live in the Mountain State. I am pleased the EPA is investing in the health and wellbeing of West Virginians … Continue Reading


September 14, 2020

Manchin Capito Announce $968,987 for Domestic Violence Prevention in West Virginia

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $968,987 from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for three locations in West Virginia. This funding will support prevention programs that combat rural sexual assault, domestic violence, and dating violence and provide comprehensive services to victims of sexual assault.“The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the already unacceptable rates of … Continue Reading


September 14, 2020

Manchin Launches Voting Resource Page For West Virginians

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today announced a voting resource page on his website to ensure every West Virginian has access to accurate information in order to vote safely this fall.“The COVID-19 pandemic has changed every aspect of our daily lives, including how Americans and West Virginians will be able to vote this year. The 2020 election is quickly approaching and West Virginians need access to accurate, reliable information on how to vote during these … Continue Reading


September 11, 2020

Manchin And Capito Urge DEA To Keep Opioid Epidemic A Priority During COVID-19 Pandemic

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) led a bipartisan letter to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Acting Director Timothy Shea urging the DEA to keep the opioid epidemic a priority in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Specifically, the Senators requested information about how the DEA’s work to combat the opioid epidemic has been impacted by COVID-19 and how the agency has adjusted operations to address … Continue Reading


September 11, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce $1.8 Million For Mental Health Programs In Cabell, Clay, Harrison County Schools

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $1,800,000 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education (AWARE) program to build and expand mental health programs in Cabell, Clay, and Harrison county schools.“The COVID-19 pandemic has put an enormous strain on our students as they adapt to new learning … Continue Reading

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