Press Releases

August 03, 2023

Manchin Statement on Fitch Downgrading U.S. Credit Rating

Charleston, WV – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on Fitch Ratings’ decision to downgrade the U.S. credit rating from AAA to AA+. “The downgrading of America’s credit rating by Fitch represents a historic failure of leadership by both political parties and the Executive branch. The credit agency specifically cited the decline in governance, erosion of cooperation in the federal government and ballooning national debt when making … Continue Reading


August 03, 2023

Manchin Attends Ribbon-cutting Ceremony for the Rahall Congressional Archives

Beckley, WV—Yesterday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Rahall Congressional Archives at the West Virginia University Institute of Technology campus. “As we open the Rahall Congressional Archives, we are now fully recognizing and celebrating all the hard work Congressman Nick Rahall did for West Virginia and our country,” said Senator Manchin. “Having served for 19 consecutive terms, he remains the youngest elected and … Continue Reading


August 01, 2023

Grants at a Glance: Manchin Announces $56.5 Million for West Virginia in July 2023

Charleston, WV – This past July, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $56,536,426 in federal funding for the state of West Virginia. The awards will support a wide variety of West Virginia priorities, including substance use disorder treatment services, airport improvements, innovative research projects and more. “As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I work every day to ensure West Virginia is receiving our fair … Continue Reading


August 01, 2023

Manchin Announces $1.3 Million to Improve West Virginia Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Services

Charleston, WV – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $1,300,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support increased substance use disorder and mental health services at Marshall University and the West Virginia State Department of Health and Human Resources. This funding aims to bolster treatment for those dealing with substance use disorder and severe mental health issues across West … Continue Reading


July 31, 2023

Senate Approves Manchin’s Permanent Electronic Duck Stamp Legislation

Charleston, WV – Last week, the U.S. Senate unanimously advanced legislation led byU.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), John Boozman (R-AR), Roger Marshall (R-KS) and Angus King (I-ME) to authorize an electronic stamp for use through the entirety of a waterfowl hunting season.The bipartisan Duck Stamp Modernization Act of 2023 will allow hunters immediate access to an electronic duck stamp via their smartphone to meet the requirement that they purchase a Federal Duck Stamp and carry it … Continue Reading


July 31, 2023

Manchin Introduces Legislation to Crack down on Crypto Use in Money Laundering, Drug Trafficking, and Terrorist Financing

Washington, DC –U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), along with Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Roger Marshall (R-KS) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC), introduced the Digital Asset Anti-Money Laundering Act, legislation that would mitigate the risks that digital assets pose to our national security by closing loopholes and bringing the digital asset ecosystem into greater compliance with the anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) frameworks governing the greater … Continue Reading


July 31, 2023

Manchin Announces $5.1 Million for Three West Virginia Head Start Programs

Charleston, WV – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $5,199,894 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the Fayette County Child Development Center Head Start Program, the Raleigh County Community Action Association Early Head Start Program and the Mineral County School District Head Start Program. Head Start and Early Head Start support educational growth from birth to age 5 through services that … Continue Reading


July 31, 2023

Manchin Visits Camp Mountaineer in Monongalia County

Morgantown, WV – On Saturday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) visited Camp Mountaineer in Monongalia County to hear from Scouting leaders about a recent summer camp session and tour areas where he previously camped as a Scout. “I fondly remember spending my summers at Camp Mountaineer. The friendships we built around the campfire at Seneca Camp forged unbreakable bonds, and I continue to use the lessons and skills I learned from my Scout leaders,” said Senator Manchin. … Continue Reading


July 31, 2023

Manchin Announces $2.6 Million for Five West Virginia Educational Development Projects

Charleston, WV – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $2,631,000 from the U.S. Department of Education for five educational development projects across West Virginia. These federal awards are five of the Congressionally Directed Spending (CDS) requests Senator Manchin secured on behalf of West Virginia through the Fiscal Year 2023 funding bill. “I’m proud to have secured direct funding to support these five … Continue Reading


July 28, 2023

Manchin Statement on Mountain Valley Pipeline Resuming Construction

Washington, DC — Today, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, released the below statement on Mountain Valley Pipeline resuming construction.  “I fought to ensure that language to complete the Mountain Valley Pipeline was included in the Fiscal Responsibility Act in June. Congress passed that law, the President signed it, and now the Supreme Court of the United States spoke with one voice to uphold it. … Continue Reading


July 28, 2023

Manchin Announces $3.2 Million to Strengthen Healthcare Services Across West Virginia

Charleston, WV – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $3,262,663 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to strengthen healthcare services throughout West Virginia. The funding will specifically support bolstering statewide efforts to respond to and prevent infectious disease outbreaks and expanding access to substance use disorder treatment services through the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine … Continue Reading


July 28, 2023

Manchin Announces Tokamak Energy Inc. Chosen for Public-Private Partnership Award to Advance Research on Fusion Energy

Washington, DC – Today, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, announced that Tokamak Energy Inc., with operations in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, has been chosen by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science to receive funding to participate in a public-private partnership with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to conduct a post irradiation examination of nickel doped fusion steels … Continue Reading


July 28, 2023

Manchin Announces Final Permit Issued for Nucor Steel Facility in Mason County, West Virginia

Washington, DC – Today, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a Section 404 permit to Nucor Steel to facilitate construction of its state-of-the-art steel mill facility being developed in Mason County, West Virginia. The mill is expected to sustain approximately 800 jobs when fully operational. “I’ve said it before and I’ll keep saying it: there … Continue Reading


July 27, 2023

Manchin Votes for National Defense Authorization Act, Secures West Virginia Priorities

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2024, which included a number of West Virginia priorities Senator Manchin secured during markup. The Senate-passed NDAA will now be reconciled with the House-passed version in a Conference Committee. The NDAA establishes the … Continue Reading


July 27, 2023

Manchin Secures More than $154 Million for West Virginia in Four 2024 Funding Bills

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, secured a number of West Virginia priorities in the Appropriations Committee markup of the Fiscal Year 2024 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor HHS); Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies; Defense; and Homeland Security funding bills. The Senate Appropriations Committee has now reported all 12 bipartisan annual appropriations bills for the first … Continue Reading


July 27, 2023

ICYMI: Senate Agrees to Manchin’s Bipartisan NDAA Amendment to Onshore Nuclear Fuel Production

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Senate voted 96-3 to agree to Senator Joe Manchin’s (D-WV), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, S.Amdt.999, a bipartisan amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024 that directs the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a nuclear fuel program with the purpose of onshoring nuclear fuel production to ensure a disruption in Russian uranium … Continue Reading


July 27, 2023

Manchin, Romney Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Bolster Efforts to Combat Drug Epidemic

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Mitt Romney (R-UT) reintroduced the bipartisan Life Budgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment (LifeBOAT) Act, which would establish a stewardship fee to provide and expand access to substance use treatment. Senators Manchin and Romney were joined by Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Angus King (I-ME), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Tina Smith (D-MN), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and … Continue Reading


July 27, 2023

Manchin Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Order Allowing Construction of Mountain Valley Pipeline to Continue

Washington, DC – Today, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, released the below statement following an order by the U.S. Supreme Court allowing the construction of Mountain Valley Pipeline to continue.  “The Supreme Court has spoken and this decision to let construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline move forward again is the correct one. I am relieved that the highest court in the land has upheld the law … Continue Reading


July 26, 2023

Manchin Announces $133K for AmeriCorps Community Service Projects in West Virginia

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and the National Service Congressional Caucus, announced $133,381 from AmeriCorps for the West Virginia Commission for National and Community Service. The funding will support approximately 1,500 AmeriCorps volunteers participating in community service activities across West Virginia on the September 11th, 2024 National Day of Service and Remembrance. “West Virginians have a long … Continue Reading


July 26, 2023

Manchin, Wicker Reintroduce Bipartisan Resolution to Honor Gold Star Children

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of both the U.S. Senate Armed Services and U.S. Veterans’ Affairs Committees, and Roger Wicker (R-MS), Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, reintroduced a bipartisan resolution to designate August 1st, 2023 as Gold Star Children’s Day. The resolution would recognize the unique sacrifices and hardships of the children of fallen service members.  “No child should ever have to grow up … Continue Reading

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