Press Releases

October 01, 2020

Manchin Applauds Coalfields Expressway Progress

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) applauded the progress made on the Coalfields Expressway which connects West Virginia’s southern counties. “Today is a great day for Southern West Virginia as we celebrate the major progress made on the Coalfields Expressway, connecting our state from Slab Fork to Mullens. During my time as Governor, I worked to get the funds and flexibility needed to complete this project, and I’m proud of everyone who has worked tirelessly … Continue Reading


October 01, 2020

Manchin Bill To Expand Broadband Access To Unserved Rural West Virginians

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced the bipartisan Eliminate the Digital Divide Act which would create a $10 billion fund to help rural states like West Virginia expand broadband access in unserved areas.“We all know access to reliable broadband is vital for small businesses, healthcare, students, and families, but West Virginia and rural America are still being left behind,” said Senator Manchin. “The Eliminate the Digital Divide … Continue Reading


October 01, 2020

Manchin, Capito Introduce Legislation To Improve Transparency At VA Medical Centers

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today introduced legislation that would require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit to Congress a report on the use of security cameras in VA medical centers. The legislation would help better address transparency issues at VAMC’s in light of the deaths of veterans at the Clarksburg VA Medical Center.“Our Veterans risk their lives to protect our nation and our people. When they return home, they … Continue Reading


September 30, 2020

Manchin: The Only People Covered By Protect Act Are Senate Republicans

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on his vote against the Protect Act - a misleading bill that will do nothing to protect Americans with pre-existing conditions from losing their access to comprehensive healthcare.“For 10 years, Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans have been leading the charge to dismantle the Affordable Care Act without a replacement plan. We now find ourselves 42 days away from the Texas vs. California arguments … Continue Reading


September 30, 2020

Manchin, Capito Applaud $2.6 Million Investment For Water Infrastructure Improvements In Kenova

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today applauded a $2.6 million investment from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to the city of Kenova, West Virginia, to make water infrastructure improvements needed to spur business growth and economic development throughout the region. This EDA grant will be matched with $966,000 in local funds and is expected to create 39 jobs, save 474 jobs, … Continue Reading


September 30, 2020

Manchin: There Is No Widespread Voter Fraud In West Virginia

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement after President Trump falsely claimed West Virginia has widespread voter fraud issues. “It’s plain wrong that President Trump would mislead Americans to think mail-in voter fraud is happening in West Virginia. There is no widespread voter fraud in West Virginia and any claim to the contrary is false. The truth is one mail carrier altered five ballot request forms from Democrat to Republican in … Continue Reading


September 30, 2020

Bipartisan Senators Reintroduce Resolution Dedicating September As Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Josh Hawley (R-MO), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and Tim Scott (R-SC) introduced a resolution to recognize September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.“Last year during an event in West Virginia, Nick Spence, a student and survivor of childhood cancer, approached me with the great idea to dedicate September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Shortly after, I led my colleagues in introducing a resolution to do just that. This year, … Continue Reading


September 29, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce $2.1 Million For Rural Community Workforce Opportunity

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $2,105,233 from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to support workforce development efforts in West Virginia. This funding was made available through the Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC) program and will assist with economic development initiatives for locations hard-hit by … Continue Reading


September 29, 2020

Manchin: New Appalachian League Format Will Bring Future Stars To West Virginia's Baseball Fields

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) applauded the Major League Baseball (MLB), USA Baseball, and Appalachian League decision to reformat the Appalachian League to become part of the Prospect Development Pipeline. In November 2019, Senator Manchin vowed to find a solution to save West Virginia’s minor league teams after Major League Baseball considered eliminating teams in West Virginia.“After months of conversations with Major League Baseball, USA Baseball, and … Continue Reading


September 29, 2020

Manchin, Cornyn Bill To Require Companies Report Illicit Online Drug Sales

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced the See Something, Say Something Online Act to stop the illicit sale of opioids and other drugs online by amending Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act to require companies report illegal activity on their online platforms.“When Section 230 was written into law in 1996, the Internet was completely different. Today, nearly all of us carry the Internet in our pocket, using our phones to … Continue Reading


September 28, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce $2.4 Million For Local Law Enforcement, Domestic Violence Prevention 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 $2,410,758 from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) STOP Formula Grant Program. The JAG Program funding will be used to support initiatives including drug task forces, crime prevention, justice information sharing initiatives, and … Continue Reading


September 28, 2020

Manchin Applauds Progress On Iaeger Cellular Tower

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) applauded the progress that has been made on the AT&T cellular tower in Iaeger in McDowell County. Once completed, the tower will provide cellular service to West Virginians who currently have little to no service.“After years of working alongside local officials in Iaeger and McDowell County, I look forward to the completion of the new AT&T cellular tower in Iaeger that will provide unprecedented service across our coal … Continue Reading


September 26, 2020

Manchin Statement On President's Supreme Court Nominee

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today issued a statement on President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett. “As West Virginia’s Senator, I have always taken my Constitutional obligation to advise and consent on a nominee for a Supreme Court vacancy extremely seriously. I will review Judge Coney Barrett’s legal qualifications and judicial philosophy just as I have done with every Supreme Court nominee that has come before the Senate during my time … Continue Reading


September 25, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce Funding For COVID-19 Vaccine 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 $908,926 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to provide critical infrastructure support regarding to COVID-19 vaccine preparedness. This funding was made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act . “As researchers work to create … Continue Reading


September 25, 2020

Manchin Bill To Help Opioid Overdose Victims In West Virginia

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) led a bicameral, bipartisan group of Members of Congress in introducing the Improving Medicaid Programs’ Response to Overdose Victims and Enhancing (IMPROVE) Addiction Care Act to provide greater assistance to individuals who have struggled with opioid misuse and abuse.The IMPROVE Addiction Care Act would require state Medicaid programs to use jointly-funded drug utilization review programs to increase access to treatment and … Continue Reading


September 25, 2020

Senate Passes Manchin Bill On Annual Veteran Cost Of Living Adjustment

Washington, DC - Yesterday, the Senate unanimously passed the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) Act of 2020, legislation led by U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee. “As one of the most patriotic states in the nation, our brave Veterans have served America with honor. Now it is our turn to take care of them. This legislation ensures that as the cost of living for Americans and West Virginians increases, our … Continue Reading


September 25, 2020

Manchin, Young, Ernst, Vela, Palmer Lead Members In Calling On NDAA Conferees To Save Chief Management Officer, Uphold Accountability At DOD

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Todd Young (R-IN), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Mike Braun (R-IN), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Doug Jones (D-AL), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Representatives Filemon Vela (D-TX-34), Gary Palmer (R-AL-66), Jim Baird (R-IN-4), Andy Biggs (R-AZ-5), and Bennie Thompson (D-MS-2) sent a letter to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conferees urging them to save the Chief Management Officer (CMO) position which is tasked … Continue Reading


September 25, 2020

Manchin, Capito Applaud $10.3 Million FDA Investment Into West Virginia Small Businesses, Entrepreneurs

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today applauded a $10.3 million investment from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) for the West Virginia Economic Development Authority. This investment will capitalize and administer a Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) that will provide critical gap financing to small businesses and entrepreneurs adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic across West … Continue Reading


September 24, 2020

Senate Passes Manchin's Resolution To Reaffirm Senate's Commitment To Peaceful Transition Of Power

Washington, DC - Today the U.S. Senate unanimously passed U.S. Senator Joe Manchin’s (D-WV) resolution to reaffirm the commitment of the U.S. Senate to a peaceful transition of power as called for in the Constitution of the United States. This comes after President Donald Trump refused to commit to a peaceful transition of power if he loses the November 3rd Presidential election. “It’s a shame that we have to come and reaffirm our commitment to our country, to our constitution, and who … Continue Reading


September 23, 2020

HHS To Investigate Drug Company After Manchin Calls On Them To Protect Access To Affordable Medicine For Low-Income West Virginians

Washington, DC - Today Health and Human Services (HHS) began an investigation of Eli Lilly and Company, one of the many drug makers who have made recent changes to restrict access to the 340B Drug Pricing Program for safety net health providers. This decision comes after Senator Manchin sent a letter last week pressing HHS to protect this access.“I am pleased that HHS is taking steps to protect access to safe, affordable medicine for low-income families and healthcare providers. This … Continue Reading

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