Press Releases

April 21, 2021

Manchin: Permanently Reschedule Fentanyl Now To Save American Lives

To watch Senator Manchin deliver remarks on the Senate Floor click here Washington, DC - This evening, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) delivered remarks on the Senate Floor urging Congress to pass his bipartisan bill, the FIGHT Fentanyl Act, which would permanently reschedule fentanyl and fentanyl related substances. "In 2019, 36,359 people died because of fentanyl. That's 51% of all overdose deaths that year. We know 2020 was a record year in drug overdoses, mainly driven by fentanyl … Continue Reading


April 21, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $418K For Rural Healthcare Providers 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 $418,872 from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for two West Virginia rural healthcare providers. This funding is part of the HRSA community-based Rural Health Care Services Outreach Program, which expands and improves rural healthcare by innovative, evidence-based approaches tailored to the specific needs of the local … Continue Reading


April 21, 2021

Manchin Urges Internet Company CEOS To Not Leave West Virginians Who Rely On 2G, 3G Internet Services Behind

Washington, DC - This week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) led 13 Senators in requesting information from the CEOs of Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T on their companies' plans to transition away from 2G or 3G services beginning in 2022. Many West Virginians currently rely on 2G or 3G services because for some West Virginians it is the only option in their area and is typically less expensive than 4G and 5G service plans. The Senators said in part, "Every day millions of Americans rely on … Continue Reading


April 21, 2021

Manchin Questions Administration Officials On Infrastructure Proposal, West Virginia Priorities

Video of Senator Manchin during the Senate Appropriations Committee hearing can be found here. Washington, DC - Yesterday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, questioned Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Pete Buttigieg, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan, Department of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge during the Senate … Continue Reading


April 20, 2021

Manchin Statement On Conviction of Derek Chauvin For The Murder Of George Floyd

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted on all three counts in the killing of George Floyd. "Today the justice system worked and the rule of law delivered accountability for the murder of George Floyd. I commend Attorney General Keith Ellison and his team, the brave witnesses and jurors for the critical role they played in this trial. It is time for our country to move from … Continue Reading


April 20, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce WVU Awarded EPA Brownfields Technical Assistance

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Committee and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Ranking Member of the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, congratulated West Virginia University Research Corporation (WVURC) after U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s recent announcement that it was selected as one of six organizations to receive a total of $11 million in grants to provide training and technical assistance to … Continue Reading


April 19, 2021

Manchin Cosponsors Pro Act

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced he will be cosponsoring the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act of 2021. "After discussions with West Virginia labor organizations, who represent thousands of West Virginia workers, I am proud to announce my co-sponsorship of the PRO Act. Nearly half of new unions fail to reach a contract within their first year because their employers won't even come to the table. That is plain wrong. I support the commonsense reforms … Continue Reading


April 19, 2021

Manchin Announces More Than $1.8 Million To Fight COVID-19 Variants In West Virginia

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced West Virginia will receive $1,884,569 from the American Rescue Plan to help fight COVID-19 variants in the state. "As more and more West Virginians receive the COVID-19 vaccine, we are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, but we must continue to listen to the guidance of medical professionals and the CDC to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and its variants. Several new COVID-19 variants have been found in West Virginia … Continue Reading


April 16, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce National Science Foundation Award to WVU

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $50,000 for the West Virginia University Research Corporation (WVURC) through the National Science Foundation (NSF). This funding will support a research project that seeks to develop technology to assist the general public, military, first responders, and medical professionals with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). "The National Science … Continue Reading


April 16, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $17.2 Million For Health Centers 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 $17,265,820 for six health centers in West Virginia from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) "Our health centers are the backbone of our healthcare system and provide quality care for West Virginians, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. I am pleased HHS is continuing to invest in health centers across West Virginia to help … Continue Reading


April 16, 2021

West Virginia Delegation Calls On Administration To Approve Disaster Declaration For Severe Winter Storm

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and Representatives David McKinley (WV-1), Alex Mooney (WV-2) and Carol Miller (WV-3), urged President Biden to approve the Governor's request for a federal disaster declaration for the severe winter weather that affected Cabell, Jackson, Lincoln, Mason, Putnam, and Wayne Counties the week of February 10-16, 2021. The Members said in part, "As members of the West Virginia Congressional Delegation, we write … Continue Reading


April 15, 2021

Manchin: West Virginia To Receive Over $260 Million To Address Child Care Needs

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced that West Virginia will receive $260,446,267 from the American Rescue Plan to help address the child care needs that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. "Across West Virginia child care access has become increasingly difficult, with child care providers putting themselves at risk to keep their doors open during the COVID-19 pandemic to care for children of essential workers and support parents. Without accessible, … Continue Reading


April 15, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce Research Grant for West Virginia University

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $391,560 to West Virginia University (WVU) to support research on changes in Coenzyme A levels. This funding was made available through a competitive grant program from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). "West Virginia University continues to be a leader in many research fields, including medicine and biology. I'm pleased … Continue Reading


April 15, 2021

Manchin, Capito Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill To Rein In National Debt

Bipartisan, bicameral legislation to rescue endangered federal trust funds and rein in national debt Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) led their colleagues in reintroducing the Time to Rescue United States' Trusts (TRUST) Act, a bipartisan, bicameral bill which would create a process to rescue the endangered federal trust funds and rein in the national debt. "Future generations of Americans should not be burdened by our poor financial … Continue Reading


April 15, 2021

Manchin Chairs Cybersecurity Subcommittee Hearing On SolarWinds, Microsoft Exchange Hacks

Video of Senator Manchin's opening statements during the Senate Armed Services Cybersecurity Subcommittee hearing can be found here Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, led the subcommittee hearing on the cybersecurity protocols and strategies at the Department of Defense (DoD). After two recent, large scale hacks of SolarWinds and the Microsoft Exchange Server, Senator Manchin questioned a panel of witnesses on … Continue Reading


April 15, 2021

Manchin Statement On Withdrawal Of U.S. Troops From Afghanistan

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) issued the following statement on President Biden's announcement to withdraw all remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021. "After nearly 20 years, it is time to bring America's troops home once and for all. I speak for a grateful nation when I say we will never forget the sacrifices our military servicemen and women and their families made to bravely protect our nation in the face of terrorism. As we move forward, we … Continue Reading


April 15, 2021

Manchin Encourages West Virginians To Apply For Health Insurance During ACA Open Enrollment Period

West Virginians interested in applying can learn more at acanavigator.com/wv/home or call at 1-844-WV-CARES. Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) reminded and encouraged West Virginians to apply for health insurance coverage during the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Special Enrollment Period. President Biden recently extended the Special Enrollment Period until August 15th, 2021. "Every West Virginian deserves access to affordable, reliable healthcare, and I'm pleased President … Continue Reading


April 14, 2021

Manchin Applauds N3 Expansion In Charleston

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) applauded N3's expansion in Charleston, creating 100 new jobs. N3, part of Accenture, is an Atlanta-based business-to-business firm that combines specialized sales talent with artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities to enable smarter, more efficient sales interactions for global technology companies. "Today's announcement about the expansion of N3 in Charleston is wonderful news for the Mountain State. Not only will … Continue Reading


April 14, 2021

Manchin: West Virginia To Receive Increase In Weekly COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), received an update on the weekly increase in COVID-19 vaccine allocation for West Virginia. Next week, West Virginia will receive an increase of 2,340 Pfizer doses, with the state receiving 56,160 first and second Pfizer doses, and an increase of 3,000 Moderna doses with the state receiving 41,600 first and second Moderna doses. "As of today, over 24.4% of West Virginians have been fully vaccinated and 33.7% of West Virginians have … Continue Reading


April 13, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $1 Million For Agriculture Workforce Training 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 $1,000,000 for workforce training at Pierpont Community & Technical College and Sprouting Farms' Greenville Farm Kitchen and at the Eastern Workforce Opportunity Regional Center and Services through the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). Both programs work to provide students with the skills and … Continue Reading

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