Press Releases

December 07, 2020

Manchin Statement On The Death Of Chuck Yeager

Washington, DC - This evening, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the death of American hero and West Virginian, Chuck Yeager. “General Chuck Yeager was an American hero. West Virginia’s native son was larger than life and an inspiration for generations of Americans. He bravely served our nation as a pilot for more than 30 years in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and Vietnam. When he became the first pilot to break the sound barrier … Continue Reading

December 07, 2020

Manchin Announces $362 Million to Expand Broadband Access Across West Virginia

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced $362,066,660 from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) Phase I auction to expand broadband access at nearly 120,000 locations across West Virginia over the next decade.“Today’s announcement is great news for West Virginia. This first phase of funding will help our state deploy broadband access to nearly 120,000 locations across the Mountain State, bringing Internet access to … Continue Reading

December 07, 2020

Manchin, Capito Bill to Prevent Clarksburg VA Abuses Signed Into Law

Washington, DC - Last week, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito’s (R-WV) bill, The Improving Safety and Security for Veterans Act of 2019, was signed into law by President Trump. The bill passed the House of Representatives in November 2020 and passed the Senate in December 2019.“After the seven horrific murders at the Clarksburg VA Medical Center, our Veterans and their families deserve transparency and answers. The victims and their families deserve justice and … Continue Reading

December 03, 2020

Manchin Applauds Administration Decision To Extend Title 32 Orders For National Guard COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) applauded the Trump Administration’s decision to extend the National Guard Title 32 502(f) orders through March 2021 for COVID-19 pandemic response across the United States and West Virginia. Since March, National Guard units in West Virginia have supported response to help West Virginians, from distributing much-needed food supplies, to running remote testing locations, and assisting as needed across the state.“Our National … Continue Reading

December 03, 2020

Manchin Statement On The Death Of Charleston Police Officer Cassie Johnson

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement on the death of Charleston police officer Cassie Johnson. “Gayle and I are absolutely heartbroken to hear of Patrolman Cassie Johnson’s passing. I know our entire home state feels the loss of a first responder - those who are selflessly willing to put themselves in harm’s way to protect and serve our communities. Cassie’s legacy and service will never be forgotten. We extend our deepest … Continue Reading

December 02, 2020

Manchin Statement On Leadership Support For Bipartisan, Bicameral COVID-19 Emergency Relief Framework

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the statement of support from Senator Schumer and Speaker Pelosi on the bipartisan, bicameral COVID-19 emergency relief framework announced yesterday.“The bipartisan, bicameral framework we released yesterday is the culmination of weeks of discussion, compromise and negotiation. I’m glad Senator Schumer and Leader Pelosi recognize the importance of getting something done and I hope Senator … Continue Reading

December 01, 2020

Manchin, Collins, Warner, Cassidy, Shaheen, Murkowski, King, Romney, Hassan Announce Bipartisan, Bicameral COVID-19 Emergency Relief Framework

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Susan Collins (R-ME), Mark Warner (D-VA), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Angus King (I-ME), Mitt Romney (R-UT), and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Gottheimer (D-NJ-5), Tom Reed (R-NY-23), Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH-16), Dusty Johnson (R-SD), Dean Phillips (D-MN-3), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-7), and Fred Upton (R-MI-6) of the Problem Solvers Caucus announced a bipartisan, bicameral COVID-19 … Continue Reading

November 30, 2020

Manchin Applauds Morgantown Black Bears Inclusion In MLB Draft League

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) applauded the Major League Baseball (MLB), USA Baseball and MLB Draft League decision to transition the Morgantown Black Bears into the MLB Draft League. This follows the recent announcement that Bluefield and Princeton will be joining the rest of the Appalachian League in the MLB Prospect Development Pipeline. "Today's announcement is wonderful news for the Morgantown Black Bears who provide so many West Virginians with … Continue Reading

November 25, 2020

Manchin Wishes West Virginians A Happy Thanksgiving

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement wishing West Virginians a happy Thanksgiving.“Tomorrow’s celebrations once again remind us of the importance of family - the source of life’s greatest joys and its deepest bonds. We are so blessed with the riches of loving families and friends, a beautiful state to call home, and the knowledge that we are truly a statewide community with an unbreakable bond. This year has brought unprecedented … Continue Reading

November 25, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce $485K For Infrastructure Projects Across 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 $485,000 from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for the planning and implementation of infrastructure projects across West Virginia including water and wastewater system improvements.“Infrastructure investments are vital to growing West Virginia’s economy, creating good-paying jobs and ensuring our fellow West Virginians have access … Continue Reading

November 24, 2020

Manchin, Capito Applaud Selection Of West Virginia National Guard For New C-130J Aircraft

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) applauded the selection of the West Virginia National Guard 130th Airlift Wing, McLaughlin Air National Guard Base in Charleston for the current Air National Guard’s C-130J Recapitalization and Basing program. The West Virginia delegation sent a letter in July urging the U.S. Air Force to choose the West Virginia National Guard base in Charleston.“Today’s announcement is fantastic news for the West … Continue Reading

November 24, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce Emergency Food And Shelter Program Eligibility 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 West Virginia’s eligibility for up to $749,920 from the FY20 Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) National Board. This funding, which was made available by the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), is allocated to qualified cities/counties to assist local organizations dedicated to feeding, sheltering, and providing critical … Continue Reading

November 24, 2020

Manchin Slams VA Privatization Of Compensation And Pension Exams For Disabled Veterans

Charleston, WV - Last week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), a member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, led his colleagues in expressing concerns about the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) recent decision to increase the privatization of Compensation and Pension (C&P) exams, negatively impacting services and benefits provided to disabled Veterans.The Senators said in part, “We were alarmed to learn that VA’s vision for the future of the C&P program is to fully … Continue Reading

November 24, 2020

Manchin Statement On Biden Cabinet Nominees

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on President-elect Biden’s cabinet nominations. “President-elect Biden has announced several well-qualified, experienced and professional nominees for various roles within his administration and will continue to do so in the coming days and weeks. As a former Governor, I understand how critical it is for an executive leader to build a team he can trust and is ready to begin the critical work … Continue Reading

November 23, 2020

Manchin Statement On The Death Of Taylor Scott Halstead At Kanawha County Mine Facility

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement on the death of Taylor Scott Halstead at the American Eagle Mine in Kanawha County. “Gayle and I send our hearts out to Taylor Scott Halstead’s family, friends, and loved ones. This terrible news is especially heartbreaking during the holidays. Our miners put their lives on the line every day as they enter the mines and power our great nation. We are deeply grateful for their sacrifices, and … Continue Reading

November 23, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce $1.3 Million For COVID-19 Response 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 $1,389,154 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the State of West Virginia’s Office of the Adjutant General. The funds will be used to support emergency protective measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Specifically, this funding provides the required 75 percent cost share … Continue Reading

November 23, 2020

Manchin Leads Bipartisan, Bicameral Members In Pressing For Local Media Consideration In Recruitment Advertising In FY21 NDAA

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Mike Rounds (R-SD) and Representatives Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24) and Bradley Byrne (R-AL-1) pressed for local media consideration when the Department of Defense (DoD) uses advertisements for recruitment. The Members specifically called for the use of the House-passed language in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).The Members said in part, “As members of the House and Senate Armed Services … Continue Reading

November 23, 2020

Manchin Announces Service Academy Nominations

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced today that he will nominate 45 West Virginia students from 16 counties to the U.S. Service Academies, which include the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point. This year, Senator Manchin is providing letters of recommendation to students who would like to attend the U.S. Coast Guard Academy or who are … Continue Reading

November 23, 2020

Manchin, Brown, Casey, Kaine, Warner Urge MSHA To Take Immediate Action To Protect Miners From Silica Exposure

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Bob Casey (D-PA), Tim Kaine (D-VA), and Mark Warner (D-VA) urged the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) to take immediate action to protect miners from excess silica exposure after the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Inspector General (OIG) published a report on the inadequate measures currently in place to protect miners from the harmful carcinogen linked to deadly respiratory diseases such as … Continue Reading

November 21, 2020

Manchin Applauds TSA Upgrades At Yeager Airport

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today applauded the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for installing a credential authentication technology (CAT) unit at Yeager Airport which aims to create a more hassle free screening process for passengers.“As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our daily lives, we must work together to implement new technology and procedures to reduce our risk. Today’s announcement is a great step for Yeager Airport and I am pleased … Continue Reading

Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Page 83 Page 84 Page 85 Page 86 Page 87 Page 88 Page 89 Page 90 Page 91 Page 92 Page 93 Page 94 Page 95 Page 96 Page 97 Page 98 Page 99 Page 100 Page 101 Page 102 Page 103 Page 104 Page 105 Page 106 Page 107 Page 108 Page 109 Page 110 Page 111 Page 112 Page 113 Page 114 Page 115 Page 116 Page 117 Page 118 Page 119 Page 120 Page 121 Page 122 Page 123 Page 124 Page 125 Page 126 Page 127 Page 128 Page 129 Page 130 Page 131 Page 132 Page 133 Page 134 Page 135 Page 136 Page 137 Page 138 Page 139 Page 140 Page 141 Page 142 Page 143 Page 144 Page 145 Page 146 Page 147 Page 148 Page 149 Page 150 Page 151 Page 152 Page 153 Page 154 Page 155 Page 156 Page 157 Page 158 Page 159 Page 160 Page 161 Page 162 Page 163 Page 164 Page 165 Page 166 Page 167 Page 168 Page 169 Page 170 Page 171 Page 172 Page 173 Page 174 Page 175 Page 176 Page 177 Page 178 Page 179 Page 180 Page 181 Page 182 Page 183 Page 184 Page 185 Page 186 Page 187 Page 188 Page 189 Page 190 Page 191 Page 192 Page 193 Page 194 Page 195 Page 196 Page 197 Page 198 Page 199 Page 200 Page 201 Page 202 Page 203 Page 204 Page 205 Page 206 Page 207 Page 208 Page 209 Page 210 Page 211 Page 212 Page 213 Page 214 Page 215 Page 216 Page 217 Page 218 Page 219 Page 220 Page 221 Page 222 Page 223 Page 224 Page 225 Page 226 Page 227 Page 228 Page 229 Page 230 Page 231 Page 232 Page 233 Page 234 Page 235 Page 236 Page 237 Page 238 Page 239 Page 240 Page 241 Page 242 Page 243 Page 244 Page 245 Page 246 Page 247 Page 248 Page 249 Page 250 Page 251 Page 252 Page 253 Page 254 Page 255 Page 256 Page 257 Page 258 Page 259 Page 260 Page 261 Page 262 Page 263 Page 264 Page 265 Page 266 Page 267 Page 268 Page 269 Page 270 Page 271 Page 272 Page 273 Page 274 Page 275 Page 276 Page 277 Page 278 Page 279 Page 280 Page 281 Page 282 Page 283 Page 284 Page 285 Page 286 Page 287 Page 288 Page 289 Page 290 Page 291 Page 292 Page 293 Page 294 Page 295 Page 296 Page 297
Showing page   of 297