Press Releases

February 19, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $425K For Affordable Housing And Jobs 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 $425,000 from NeighborWorks America to create and preserve affordable housing, revitalize neighborhoods and create jobs in West Virginia. NeighborWorks America is a nonprofit organization that works with local governments, private businesses and partner organizations to support community development and develop affordable housing. "Investing in … Continue Reading


February 19, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $2.5 Million for Head Start Projects 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 $2,531,366 to support Head Start services in West Virginia. This funding was made available through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). “Every child in West Virginia deserves access to a quality education. Our Head Start programs provide children with the skills and foundation they need to succeed, no matter their background,” … Continue Reading


February 18, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $1.8 Million for Maternal and Child Health Services

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $1,872,726 for the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) to support maternal and child health services in West Virginia. This funding is made available by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). "During the COVID-19 pandemic, it's more important than ever that West Virginia mothers and children have access to … Continue Reading


February 18, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $258K For West Virginia University COVID-19 Research Project

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $258,719 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to West Virginia University Research Corporation for a project to examine COVID-19 related information and misinformation on social distancing and isolation practices within closed religious communities. "The National Science Foundation has been a great partner for West Virginia and our … Continue Reading


February 18, 2021

Manchin, Capito Applaud West Virginia's 2021 Top Youth Volunteers

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), today congratulated West Virginia students Molly Runner of Bridgeport and Emily Carothers of Meadow Bridge for being selected as the nation's top youth volunteers for 2021, in the 26th annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Molly is a senior at Bridgeport High School who helped organize and lead a suicide prevention club and program and developed a free after-school mental health support group for fellow … Continue Reading


February 18, 2021

Manchin, Capito Applaud 100 New Jobs At Toyota's Buffalo Plant

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) applauded Toyota's announcement that they will be adding 100 new production jobs and investing an additional $210 million in the Buffalo manufacturing complex. "In 2005 as Governor, I had the opportunity to travel to Japan to meet with Dr. Toyoda and company officials and since then they have been a strong partner for West Virginia. I've had the pleasure of working with Toyota as they continue to build on … Continue Reading


February 18, 2021

Manchin Calls On Postmaster General To Restore On-Time Delivery And Stop Harmful Changes

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) led 34 Senators in calling on Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to address persistent mail delays and clarify what actions he is taking to restore on-time mail delivery. While Congressional oversight efforts and public pressure have helped address these damaging delays and improve on-time mail delivery, many West Virginians and Americans across the country continue to face unacceptable delays and other performance issues. The Senators said in … Continue Reading


February 17, 2021

Manchin Meets With Over 60 Federal Agencies In West Virginia

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) met with nearly 200 representatives from over 60 federal agencies with locations in West Virginia to discuss the economic benefits of federal agencies in West Virginia and to answer any questions from the agencies. A list of the federal agencies who attended the meeting can be found here. "West Virginia is home to over 70 federal agencies and receives over $25 billion in federal funding per year. There are over 21,000 federal workers in … Continue Reading


February 17, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $17.5 Million for Health Centers Across West Virginia

Charleston, WV- U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) amd Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $17,580,688 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) health center cluster grant program. This funding will provide support and resources for health centers across West Virginia. "Our West Virginia health centers are front and center in providing care for our fellow West Virginians, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. I'm … Continue Reading


February 17, 2021

Manchin Meets With West Virginia Hospitality And Travel Association

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) joined the West Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association (WVHTA) to discuss the COVID-19 relief package, minimum wage increase and the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve and to hear directly from West Virginians in the hospitality and travel industry about the how COVID-19 pandemic impacted their businesses. "West Virginia's growing tourism industry is vital to diversifying our economy and providing hard-working West … Continue Reading


February 17, 2021

Manchin: FCC Broadband Data Task Force First Step In Fixing Incorrect Coverage Maps

Charleston, WV - Today, after years of urging from U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the establishment of a task force to fix the FCC’s incorrect broadband coverage maps that determine eligibility for federal funds that help expand broadband access. “Over the past two years, I have pushed the FCC to fix their incorrect broadband coverage maps that have hindered broadband expansion across West Virginia. I helped pass legislation in 2020 … Continue Reading


February 17, 2021

Manchin Named Chairman Of Armed Services Subcommittee On Cybersecurity

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced yesterday that he will serve as Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Cybersecurity Subcommittee for the 117th Congress. He will also serve on the Subcommittee on Airland and the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces. "West Virginia is one of the most patriotic states in the nation and during my time in the Senate, I have worked hard to ensure the brave men and women serving their country receive the funding, equipment and training they … Continue Reading


February 16, 2021

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

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) urged West Virginians to apply for health insurance coverage during the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Special Enrollment Period, which ends May 15, 2021. "Every West Virginian deserves to have access to affordable, reliable healthcare - especially during the COVID-19 pandemic that has taken the lives of more than 2,200 West Virginians and 470,000 Americans," said Senator Manchin. "Over 180,000 West Virginians currently rely on the ACA for … Continue Reading


February 16, 2021

Manchin Announces Two West Virginia Health Center Systems To Receive COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Soon, State Receiving Another Weekly Dose Increase

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced that two West Virginia health center systems, Valley Health Systems and Shenandoah Valley Medical System, will soon be receiving direct COVID-19 vaccine dose shipments through the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) COVID-19 Vaccination Program. COVID-19 vaccines provided to community health centers under this program are separate from the state's weekly allocation, and will increase the overall vaccine … Continue Reading


February 13, 2021

Manchin Statement On Impeachment Vote

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on his guilty vote on the articles of impeachment brought against President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection at the United States Capitol on January 6th, 2021. “Today I voted guilty on the articles of impeachment brought against former President Trump to hold him accountable for his seditious actions and words that threatened our democracy. It is time to move forward as one nation to … Continue Reading


February 10, 2021

Manchin Urges Biden Administration To Fully Fund Bay Restoration Programs

Washington, DC - Yesterday, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Tom Carper (D- DE), Bob Casey (D-PA), Mark Warner (D-VA), Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) wrote to President Joe Biden urging him to provide robust funding for Chesapeake Bay programs in his FY2022 budget proposal. Senator Manchin has been working in partnership with the other states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed and the federal government to improve water quality in local rivers, streams and the … Continue Reading


February 09, 2021

Manchin: West Virginia Receiving Another Increase In Weekly COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) received notification that West Virginia will be receiving another increase in the weekly vaccine allocation. "Today I was notified that West Virginia will receive another weekly increase of 1,400 vaccine doses in addition to the 7,300 doses we will receive through the Federal Pharmacy Program. This is the third consecutive dosage increase for West Virginia and I am very pleased that the Biden Administration is following through on the … Continue Reading


February 09, 2021

Manchin Reintroduces Bipartisan Bill To Help Children, Youth And Families Experiencing Homelessness

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) introduced the bipartisan Emergency Family Stabilization Act. This legislation would create a new emergency funding stream overseen by the Administration for Children and Families within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide flexible funding for community-based organizations working to meet the unique and challenging needs of children, youth, and families … Continue Reading


February 08, 2021

Manchin Votes To Confirm VA Secretary Denis McDonough

Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, voted to confirm Denis McDonough as U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA). "Today I voted to confirm Denis McDonough as Secretary of Veterans Affairs because the VA needs accountability to ensure they are providing our brave Veterans with the care they deserve. Our West Virginia Veterans have endured unacceptable treatment at two of our VA Medical Centers (VAMC), corroding our Veterans' trust in the VA … Continue Reading


February 08, 2021

Manchin Support For Oil And Gas Industry Has Not Changed

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on his votes during the Senate's February 4th vote-a-rama. "My position on the oil and gas industry has not changed. I have always been and will always be an outspoken advocate for an all-of-the-above energy policy that includes fracking and responsible energy infrastructure development, like the Keystone XL pipeline. Last week, I voted in favor of multiple nonbinding amendments that expressed opposition to a … Continue Reading

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