Press Releases

April 26, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce Resources to Transition National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $561,131 for West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources’ (DHHR) Bureau for Behavioral Health (BBH). This funding, which is through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), will help DHHR as it transitions the national suicide prevention and … Continue Reading


April 26, 2022

Manchin Questions Defense Experts on Weapons Supply Chains, Backfilling Military Equipment for NATO Allies

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) and Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Cybersecurity Subcommittee, questioned Ellen Lord, Former U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment and David J. Berteau, Chief Executive Officer, Professional Services Council on protecting American supply chains and backfilling military equipment for NATO allies against Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. “In the Ukraine … Continue Reading


April 26, 2022

Manchin Questions U.S. Attorney General On Addressing Voting Rights, Price Gouging and Drug Epidemic

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, questioned U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland on addressing voting rights, price gouging and the drug epidemic. On voting rights, specifically a private right of action - the ability of private citizens to enforce their rights - under the Voting Rights Act:“On voting rights, I've always believed that a healthy democracy depends on a voting system that is accessible, free, fair and … Continue Reading


April 26, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce $1.9 Million for Higher Education Research 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 $1,994,564 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research projects at West Virginia University (WVU) and Marshall University. The funding will support research to improve space weather modeling and prediction and research to investigate molecular and chemical strategies for extreme stress tolerance.  “The National Science Foundation … Continue Reading


April 25, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce $6 Million in USACE Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Grants

Washington, DC — U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced funding for five projects through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Section 571 environmental infrastructure program, totaling $6,000,000. This funding is made possible through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and will help provide reliable water and … Continue Reading


April 22, 2022

Manchin Announces More Than $3.2 Million in Energy Assistance for West Virginia Families

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $3,285,056 for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). LIHEAP, which received funding in the Fiscal Year 2022 federal budget omnibus package, provides financial assistance to low-income Americans for whom energy costs represent a disproportionate share of their household budgets.“No West Virginian should … Continue Reading


April 21, 2022

Manchin, Capito, McKinley Announce More Than $14 Million from Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for West Virginia Watersheds

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Representative David McKinley (R-WV) announced $14,100,280 from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for twelve West Virginia projects. This funding will bolster flood protection, upgrade dam infrastructure and protect water quality across the state.“In order to ensure all West Virginians have reliable access to clean … Continue Reading


April 20, 2022

Manchin Congratulates Dan Lauffer on His Retirement, Applauds WVU and Thomas Health Agreement

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) congratulated Thomas Health CEO, Dan Lauffer, on his retirement and applauded the new management agreement between West Virginia University (WVU) Health System and Thomas Health.“Thomas Health has provided quality, affordable healthcare to countless West Virginians for more than 80 years. Today’s announcement is the beginning of a new chapter for both Thomas Health and my dear friend Dan Lauffer. Dan has served the people of West … Continue Reading


April 20, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce $5.1 Million for COVID-19 Relief Reimbursement

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced a total of $5,109,042 for West Virginia University (WVU) Hospital and the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health. This funding, which is through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will be used to reimburse … Continue Reading


April 19, 2022

Manchin Attends Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For New U.S. Customs Facility At West Virginia International Yeager Airport

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new U.S. Customs facility at West Virginia International Yeager Airport in Charleston. Photos can be found here.“Today’s ribbon cutting for the U.S. Customs facility at the West Virginia International Yeager Airport marks a major milestone to further opening our state to international trade and connecting us with new business opportunities in the global marketplace,” said Senator … Continue Reading


April 19, 2022

Manchin, Wicker, Capito, Heinrich, Grassley Lead Bipartisan Resolution Designating April 18-24 As National Osteopathic Medicine Week

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Bob Casey (D-PA), Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) led a bipartisan resolution designating this week, April 18-24, 2022, as National Osteopathic Medicine Week. The bipartisan resolution recognizes the service and dedication of doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs) and schools of osteopathic medicine nationwide. “Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine across America and … Continue Reading


April 19, 2022

Manchin, Scott Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort to Block IMF Financing of Putin's Invasion of Ukraine

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Rick Scott (R-FL), members of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), introduced bipartisan legislation which would prohibit the U.S. Treasury Secretary from exchanging dollars for International Monetary Fund (IMF) Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) held by Russia or Belarus. Russia and Belarus’ SDRs currently total more than $25 billion and represent unconditional liquidity for the Putin and Lukashenko dictatorships. The Russia and … Continue Reading


April 19, 2022

Manchin Urges State Department To Keep Iran Sanctions in Place, Consult Congress on Negotiations

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) detailed his concerns with the ongoing negotiations between the Biden Administration and the Government of Iran. Senator Manchin urged U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to maintain the current sanctions against Iran and to refrain from removing the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) from the State Department’s Foreign Terrorist Organization list. Additionally, Senator Manchin requested a detailed briefing on the status of … Continue Reading


April 19, 2022

Manchin, Capito and McKinley Announce More Than $1.6 Million from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Support Rural Schools, Roads, Other Services

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and U.S. Representative David McKinley (R-WV) announced that West Virginia is receiving $1,615,891 through the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program. This critical program was reauthorized through the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and will fund roads, schools and essential county services in rural communities that host U.S. … Continue Reading


April 18, 2022

Manchin Holds Listening Session For West Virginia Veterans' Concerns

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) held a listening session for West Virginia Veterans to discuss the VA AIR Commission proposed changes to Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMCs) and voice their concerns with the potential impacts for care and services for Veterans. Photos and video can be found here and here.“Today I held a listening session with Veterans from across West Virginia to hear their concerns about the VA’s deeply flawed recommendations to the AIR Commission … Continue Reading


April 18, 2022

Manchin Statement On West Virginia's $99 Million Drug Epidemic Settlement With Johnson & Johnson

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on West Virginia’s $99 million settlement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson (J&J), for their role in the opioid epidemic.“West Virginia has been ground zero of the opioid epidemic. We now know that was the intention of pharmaceutical companies like Johnson & Johnson when they flooded our communities with prescription pain medications,” said Senator Manchin. … Continue Reading


April 14, 2022

Manchin Opposes AIR Commission Recommendations For West Virginia VAMCs

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on his opposition to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recommendations to the AIR Commission for West Virginia’s VA Medical Centers (VAMC).“The VA’s recommendations to the AIR Commission are deeply flawed and will impact rural states like West Virginia far more than other parts of America. In West Virginia, three of our four VAMCs would be downsized, forcing our brave Veterans to travel … Continue Reading


April 14, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce $8.2 Million For Twelve West Virginia Healthcare Providers

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $8,275,627 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to support twelve West Virginia healthcare providers. These awards are funded by the Provider Relief Fund (PRF), which received funds in the CARES Act and other bipartisan COVID-19 pandemic relief packages. “The … Continue Reading


April 14, 2022

Manchin Announces $1.6 Million From American Rescue Plan To Strengthen Three West Virginia Healthcare Providers

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $1,652,400 from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) for two West Virginia hospitals and one health center to support COVID-19 testing, vaccinations and treatment and staffing to ensure these healthcare providers can continue providing quality healthcare services. This funding is distributed through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) as part of its Community Facilities … Continue Reading


April 13, 2022

ICYMI: Manchin Visits Alberta To Discuss North American Energy Security

Washington, DC - This week, Premier Jason Kenney welcomed U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, to Alberta, Canada to discuss increased energy and climate cooperation between Canada and the United States. During the visit, Chairman Manchin and Premier Kenney toured the oil sands and met with representatives from Alberta, Saskatchewan, the Northwest Territories, the Canadian Federal Government and energy business leaders to … Continue Reading

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