Press Releases

October 10, 2019

Manchin Statement On The Intent To Withdraw U.S. Troops In Syria And The Turkish Invasion Of Syria

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the announcement of the withdrawal of U.S. troops in Syria and Turkey's decision to invade. "The announcement of the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria is a terrible miscalculation. We are abandoning our allies who have worked together with U.S. forces to establish stability in the region and wipe out ISIS. The invasion of Northern Syria by Turkey, an area controlled by our Kurdish allies, is what happens … Continue Reading


October 08, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $7.9 Million For Workforce And Economic Investments In West Virginia

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $7,953,459 through the Appalachian Regional Commission's (ARC) Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Grant Program for organizations across West Virginia. In addition to providing a variety of new services to West Virginians, the investments are expected to create new jobs and attract private investment to … Continue Reading


October 08, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce $1.7 Million For Health Centers In West Virginia

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $1,737,000 from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for health centers across West Virginia. Funding will support the continued operations of health centers to provide primary and preventive care to West Virginians. "This funding will provide essential support to help ensure that all West Virginians have access to the healthcare … Continue Reading


October 08, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $2.7 Million To Support West Virginia Firefighters

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced several grants to support multiple fire departments across the state. Funding is provided by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). "Our firefighters protect and serve our communities every day. This funding will help multiple fire departments across the state receive the resources needed to do their jobs and take care of their fellow West … Continue Reading


October 08, 2019

Manchin Speaks at Governors Energy Summit

Roanoke, WV - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today spoke at the Governors Energy Summit at Stonewall Resort, highlighting the state's leadership in the energy sector and his work as the Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. "West Virginia is an energy powerhouse. We produce more energy than we consume, and power the economies and cities of the East Coast. Affordable and reliable energy from West Virginia coal and natural gas have helped to grow this great … Continue Reading


October 07, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce $3.4 Million For Head Start Programs In West Virginia

Washington D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $3,480,848 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support Head Start programs in West Virginia. "Education is an essential part of our children's lives and will ensure a brighter future for generations to come. Through programs like Head Start, children gain essential skills and knowledge that will help them … Continue Reading


October 07, 2019

Manchin: $4.9 Million For Broadband Access Grant For Businesses In West Virginia

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $4,960,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to expand broadband access in parts of Monongalia, Marion and Preston Counties. "Access to broadband is crucial to the health of West Virginia businesses and communities. Without access to quality, dependable broadband coverage, West Virginia businesses simply cannot compete in the 21st century economy and our … Continue Reading


October 04, 2019

Manchin, Captio Announce $848K To Combat Opioid Epidemic in West Virginia

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Appropriations Committee, today announced $848,000 has been received from the National Institute of Health (NIH) HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-Term) initiative for West Virginia University to support the development of new strategies to prevent and treat substance use disorder. "West Virginia has the highest overdose rate per capita of any state in our nation, and the impacts of this … Continue Reading


October 04, 2019

Manchin Speaks On Youth Homelessness In Roanoke West Virginia

Roanoke, WV - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today spoke at the Emergency Shelter Providers Network Conference to discuss legislation he is planning to introduce to address student homelessness in West Virginia. The Children's Home Society, Gensis Youth Crisis Center, Youth Services System, Daymark and Mon County Youth Services Center were all in attendance. In his remarks, Senator Manchin said in part: "I know you all are very familiar with the current youth homeless crisis in our own … Continue Reading


October 04, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $3 Million For Transportation Infrastructure and Emergency Preparedness

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $3,226,620 from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA). Funding will be used to update transportation infrastructure and hazardous materials emergency preparedness. "I am glad to see these efforts to improve and develop our transportation infrastructure and emergency preparedness across West Virginia … Continue Reading


October 03, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $11 Million For Justice Services

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced several grants totaling $11,520,681 to support multiple criminal justice programs. Funding is provided by the Department of Justice (DOJ). "West Virginians believe in helping our neighbors and bettering our communities, especially those hit hardest by the opioid epidemic that has ravaged our state. These investments from the Department of Justice … Continue Reading


October 03, 2019

Manchin Visits WV Service-Members In The Gulf Region During Fact Finding Mission

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Martha McSally (R-AZ) returned from a trip to the Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, and multiple U.S. military bases throughout the Gulf States. The trip was an opportunity to visit West Virginia servicemembers and to observe the impacts of heightened tensions in the region from a military and international commerce perspective. "The Gulf Region is crucial to the global oil supply and as the … Continue Reading


October 03, 2019

Manchin Leads Senators In Urging Trump Administration To Protect People With Pre-Existing Conditions

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) led 39 Senators today in urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to protect individuals with pre-existing conditions by limiting the proliferation of "junk plans" - short-term insurance plans that can exclude coverage for essential benefits and provide no protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions. The Senators said in part: "The Administration's rule … Continue Reading


October 03, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce More than $2.7 Million For North Central West Virginia Airport

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $2,799,357 from the Department of Transportation (DOT) Essential Air Service (EAS) program for the North Central West Virginia Airport. The North Central Airport has formed a partnership with SkyWest Airlines, Inc. to provide Clarksburg and Bridgeport with 12 round trips per week to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Washington Dulles … Continue Reading


October 03, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce Rural Workforce, Coalfield Development Grants

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced two grants totaling $3,250,000 to support rural workforce development training. Funding is provided by the Department of Labor (DOL). "I'm glad the Department of Labor is investing in West Virginia's economy. We know the potential that West Virginians have and these investments will help create the jobs, services and infrastructure needed to … Continue Reading


October 01, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $1 Million For Oral Health Services

Washington, D.C - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced four grants totaling $1,087,000 to support community health centers infrastructure enhancements to provide new or enhance existing high quality, integrated oral health services. Funding is provided by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). "Access to healthcare is essential to the well-being of all West Virginians and by improving our … Continue Reading


September 30, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce $380K For Preservation Of Historic Buildings and African American Civil Rights History In West Virginia

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $380,875 from the National Park Service (NPS). This funding will be used to preserve the Civil Rights Era Stories of African Americans in Appalachia through the Marshall University Research Cooperation and to support the preservation of historic buildings in rural communities through the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture, and History. "I … Continue Reading


September 27, 2019

Manchin, Van Hollen Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Boost Resources For Chesapeake Bay Conservation

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) introduced legislation to provide more resources to Chesapeake Bay conservation efforts. The Chesapeake Watershed Investments for Landscape Defense (Chesapeake WILD) Act will create a new grant program within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to support habitat restoration in the Bay region. It is modeled after the Delaware River Basin Conservation Act, which is funded at $5 million annually, and would provide … Continue Reading


September 27, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $32 Million For Affordable Housing In West Virginia

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $32,559,963 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to preserve and expand affordable housing options and provide assistance for low-income families. "Investment in public housing infrastructure is critical to the health of our communities. Everyone, no matter their circumstances, deserves to have a roof over their head. … Continue Reading


September 26, 2019

Manchin Includes Funding For Combating The Opioid Epidemic, PFAS Contamination Clean-Up Efforts, And Summit Point In Spending Bills

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, included significant funding for West Virginia in the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Interior and Environment; Homeland Security; Commerce, Justice, and Science; State and Foreign Ops; and Legislative Branch appropriations bills which were reported out of committee today. "Today the committee approved these appropriations bills and I am pleased that they provide West Virginia with funding for some of the … Continue Reading

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