Press Releases

October 13, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $149K To Strengthen Agricultural Training At West Virginia University

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $149,936 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to West Virginia University (WVU) for a future West Virginia farmers, ranchers and rural development professionals training program. This program will develop a Regional Food System Development Certificate at WVU to prepare the next … Continue Reading


October 13, 2021

Manchin Announces $12.7 Million From American Rescue Plan To Expand Broadband Access Through 19 West Virginia Schools, Libraries

Second round of Emergency Connectivity Fund applications closes today Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced $12,760,030 from the American Rescue Plan for 19 West Virginia schools and libraries as part of the second round of the Emergency Connectivity Fund. This funding is distributed through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help schools and libraries purchase laptops and tablets, Wi-Fi hotspots, modems, routers and broadband connections … Continue Reading


October 13, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $1.9 Million in Pandemic Relief Reimbursement from FEMA

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV),members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $1,972,075 for the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This funding will reimburse costs accrued from COVID-19 testing and support services that the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission provided to universities, state … Continue Reading


October 08, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce Funding For HIV Care, Support Services And Medication

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $4,739,494 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program to support several recipients in West Virginia. This funding will be used to improve the quality, availability, and organization of HIV health care and support services in West Virginia.“The growing drug epidemic has contributed to a recent … Continue Reading


October 08, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $300,000 For Wetlands Protection

Charleston, WV - 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 Appropriations Committee, today announced a $299,362 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) to support wetlands protection.“West Virginia is home to endless, beautiful and diverse public lands and areas, including our unique … Continue Reading


October 08, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $770K For Pipeline Safety, Emergency Preparedness 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 $770,864 from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to the West Virginia Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Public Service Commission of West Virginia. This funding will support state pipeline safety programs and hazardous materials preparedness programs across West Virginia.“Keeping West Virginia workers … Continue Reading


October 07, 2021

Manchin Votes For Short-Term Debt Limit Extension To Pay Our Bills

Washington, DC - This evening, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the short-term debt limit increase. “Reaching the debt limit is the result of spending Congress has already authorized under both Republican and Democratic control. Defaulting on our bills in the middle of a pandemic would have devastating impacts on American workers and the economy. Yesterday, I called on both Senator Schumer and Senator McConnell to come to the table and reach … Continue Reading


October 07, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $293K To Support West Virginia Farmers

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $293,244 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Grow Ohio Valley as part of the urban Agriculture Innovation Production (UAIP) Competitive Grants Program. This funding will support the utilization of the Big Wheeling Agrarian Center as a training and demonstration farm to support new urban farmers.“West Virginia’s farms play an essential … Continue Reading


October 07, 2021

Manchin Announces $53.5 Million For West Virginia Broadband Expansion

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced that West Virginia broadband service provider Citynet will receive $53,513,114 over the next decade from the first round of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) to expand broadband access across West Virginia. According to BroadbandNow, the FCC has overestimated broadband coverage in West Virginia more than any other state in the nation.“Affordable, reliable broadband access … Continue Reading


October 07, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $5.5 Million For Technology Development 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 $5,599,446 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for three projects at West Virginia University to study and develop emerging technologies, including smarter and more secure manufacturing, carbon capture utilization and storage, and advancing computing capabilities in the state.  “West Virginia University continues to advance the … Continue Reading


October 07, 2021

Manchin Speaks On Hershel "Woody" Williams' 98th Birthday, Importance of Honoring WWII Medal of Honor Recipients

To view Senator Manchin’s floor speech, please click here and here Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) spoke on the Senate Floor on Hershel “Woody” Williams’ recent 98th birthday as the last surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipient and the importance of honoring every brave Word War II Medal of Honor recipient with a State Funeral and lying in state ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. “Woody Williams has dedicated his life to the United States, through his service … Continue Reading


October 06, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $800,000 for Coalfield Development Corporation

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $800,000 from the U. S. Department Health and Human Services (HHS) Community Economic Development Program. This funding will be used by the Coalfield Development Corporation in their efforts to construct rental cabins, a conference center, a wellness center, and make improvements to a vacant development site designed to provide a rustic … Continue Reading


October 06, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $1,000,000 For Hydrogen Research Project With NETL

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced $1,000,000 from the Department of Energy for a hydrogen research project involving the National Energy Technology Laboratory. This project will accelerate breakthroughs in emerging hydrogen leak detection technologies and support advancements in the clean hydrogen sector.“I’m thrilled to see the National Energy Technology … Continue Reading


October 06, 2021

Manchin, Bipartisan Colleagues Reintroduce Bill To Protect Disaster Relief Health Professional Volunteers

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin led a bipartisan group of Senators in reintroducing the Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act to provide medical professionals with a limited, but consistent, level of legal protection while volunteering during federally-declared disasters.  The Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 sought to protect those volunteering through non-profit agencies or government entities from litigation over possible economic damages they may cause while … Continue Reading


October 06, 2021

Manchin, Capito, McKinley, Miller Urge Biden Administration To Allocate More COVID Treatments To West Virginia

Washington, DC - Today, U. S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley (R-WV) and Carol Miller (R-WV) sent a letter urging the Biden Administration to allocate additional doses of Monoclonal Antibody (mAb) treatments to West Virginia, specifically the Regeneron (REGN-COV) treatment that can be administered more easily in rural non-hospital settings. MAb treatments can help West Virginians avoid hospitalizations and … Continue Reading


October 05, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $7M For Advanced Coal Waste Processing Research

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced $7 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to expand and develop new and safe uses for coal-wastes, including $1 million awarded to Touchstone Research Laboratory in Triadelphia, West Virginia to develop coal waste into feedstock for high-value synthetic graphite. In August, both Chairman Manchin and Senator Capito expressed … Continue Reading


October 05, 2021

Manchin Announces $4.6 Million From The American Rescue Plan For Airport Improvement Projects

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $4,601,114 from the American Rescue Plan and annual appropriations for two West Virginia airports. This funding is distributed through the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and will support two improvement projects at the Martinsburg and Beckley airports. “West Virginia’s regional airports open up our doors for tourism and help attract new businesses to spur economic … Continue Reading


October 05, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $1.2 Million From USDA Rural Development Program

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $1,282,400 from the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development program for locations across West Virginia. These funds will be used for a variety of projects across the state to increase economic development and access to business capital. “Boosting economic development through investments is vital to our economies and … Continue Reading


October 05, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $7.5 Million To Keep West Virginia Communities Safe

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced nine awards totaling $7,594,417 from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for programs at the West Virginia Department of Homeland Security, Judiciary Courts of The State of West Virginia and West Virginia Foundation For Rape Information and Services. The funding will support programs to update criminal record searches, prevent sexual assault … Continue Reading


October 04, 2021

Manchin Announces $3.1 Million From American Rescue Plan For West Virginia AmeriCorps Programs

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $3,195,995 from the American Rescue Plan for AmeriCorps programs in West Virginia. This funding will strengthen efforts to provide relief for communities and organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.“Across West Virginia, our communities have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding from the American Rescue Plan will help AmeriCorps volunteers provide our … Continue Reading

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