Press Releases

June 04, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce Funding to Support Local Law Enforcement

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $2,564,147 in funding through the COPS Hiring Program (CHP) to support several local police departments in West Virginia. This funding is made available through the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and will allow law enforcement agencies to hire additional full-time law enforcement professionals.“The outpouring of community action and civic … Continue Reading


June 03, 2020

Senate Passes Manchin's PPP Loan Deadline Extension

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed by unanimous consent a bill to extend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness period from 8 to 24 weeks and amend the rehire date from June 30th to December 31st. This is consistent with Senator Manchin’s PPP DEAL Act which would also extend the coverage period for the loan forgiveness program and amend the rehire date. The bill that passed the Senate today also … Continue Reading


June 03, 2020

Manchin To USDA: Prioritize Chesapeake Bay Health, Support Farmers In Reducing Pollution

Washington, DC - Today U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) led bipartisan, bicameral members representing the Chesapeake Bay region in a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) urging continued investment in the health of the Chesapeake Bay.The Members wrote in part, “As members of the Chesapeake Bay delegation, we write with recommendations regarding implementation of the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) under the 2018 Farm Bill. We thank you and your team for … Continue Reading


June 03, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce $4 Million For West Virginia Health Centers

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $4,071,967 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for health centers across West Virginia. These grants are awards through the Health Center Cluster Program, which supports community health centers serving rural, underserved communities.“Rural health centers are essential to making sure West Virginians have access … Continue Reading


June 02, 2020

Manchin Votes Against Special Inspector General For Pandemic Recovery Nominee

Washington, DC - Today U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on his opposition to the nomination of Brian Miller to be the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery. “The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every American and West Virginian and has changed the way we go about our daily lives. This terrible virus has killed more than 100,000 Americans and 78 West Virginians in the past few months. The Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery is … Continue Reading


June 02, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce Economic Development Investments Across West Virginia

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $420,000 from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) for economic development district planning in six different locations in West Virginia. These investments will help identify specific economic factors and help planning councils create individual plans to further development in each of the designated areas.“The EDA’s investments in … Continue Reading


June 02, 2020

Manchin, Capito, McKinley Applaud Amsted Rail Acquiring Advanced Graphite Materials In Anmoore

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Representative David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-01-WV), applaud Amsted Rail’s acquisition of the Advanced Graphite Materials (AGM) facility in Anmoore, West Virginia. Amsted Rail intends to continue employing the 140 current employees and plans to invest in increasing their workforce in the future.“I am pleased to hear Amsted Rail is acquiring the Advanced Graphite Materials facility in Anmoore. This … Continue Reading


June 01, 2020

Manchin Statement On Nationwide Social Justice Action

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the social justice actions across America over the past several days. “My heart aches. Far too many African American men and women have been wrongfully killed, and those responsible have not been held accountable. The tragic death of George Floyd has evoked collective outrage and pain. I thank my fellow West Virginians for taking social justice action in communities across West … Continue Reading


May 29, 2020

Manchin Statement On Bluefield Regional Medical Center Inpatient And Ancillary Services Closing

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the announced closure of Bluefield Regional Medical Center (BRMC). BRMC will be closing all inpatient and ancillary services by July 30th. Princeton Community Hospital (PCH) has stated that the emergency department will remain open. “The announcement that Bluefield Regional Medical Center will close is another painful loss for southern West Virginia - especially as we navigate … Continue Reading


May 29, 2020

Manchin Applauds $27 Million In AML Funds Allocated For Projects Across West Virginia

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, applauded the allocation of $27,196,483 in Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) Economic and Community Development Pilot funds for projects across West Virginia. AML pilot funds are allocated through the Senate Appropriations Committee.“West Virginia has provided our nation with the energy we needed to become the leader we are today, and, without coal, that would not have been possible. Now, it is … Continue Reading


May 29, 2020

Manchin Statement On President Trump Terminating United States Relationship With World Health Organization

Charleston, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to terminate the United States’ relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO) during the global COVID-19 pandemic. “The entire world is battling COVID-19 right now and in West Virginia, we continue to see additional cases reported. The United States cannot eliminate this virus on our own and to withdraw from the World Health Organization - the … Continue Reading


May 29, 2020

Manchin Applauds West Virginians For Conducting Over 270 Broadband Speed Tests In The Last Two Weeks

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) applauded the efforts of West Virginians who have submitted over 270 broadband speed tests in the last two weeks to prove the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) broadband coverage maps are incorrect. If a school or organization is interested in joining Senator Manchin to conduct speed tests, please email speedtest@manchin.senate.gov.“Two weeks ago, FCC Commissioner Rosenworcel and I teamed up with the students of Lewis County High … Continue Reading


May 28, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce Nearly $2.7 Million For West Virginia Hospital Preparedness Programs

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $2,692,879 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Hospital Preparedness Programs in West Virginia.“Our healthcare and hospital workers are working tirelessly on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic to care for those affected. This funding will help support the emergency management personnel located in our … Continue Reading


May 28, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $1.1 Million For Job Corps Scholars 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 a $1,186,900 grant for Blue Ridge Community and Technical College in Martinsburg through the Job Corps Scholars Program. This funding is made available through the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and will provide young individuals in West Virginia with quality vocational and academic instruction opportunities. “The COVID-19 … Continue Reading


May 28, 2020

Manchin: Senate Should Consider PPP DEAL Act After House Of Representatives Passes PPP Loan Deadline Extension

Charleston, WV - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the U.S. House of Representatives voting to extend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness period from 8 to 24 weeks and amend the rehire date from June 30th to December 31st. This is consistent with Senator Manchin’s PPP DEAL Act which would also extend the coverage period for the loan forgiveness program and amend the rehire date. “I’m excited to see the House of Representatives … Continue Reading


May 28, 2020

After Manchin Advocates For Extension Of National Guard Orders, President Trump Extends Through Mid-August

Charleston, WV - Today, after U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) advocated for an extension of the Title 32 502(f) orders for the National Guard servicemembers responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, President Trump announced his decision to extend the orders through mid-August. This extension is necessary to ensure those servicemembers on the front lines of the pandemic receive full GI bill and retirement benefits for their service. “I am pleased President Trump has listened to my … Continue Reading


May 28, 2020

Manchin Asks For Crisis Counseling Support For West Virginians Fighting COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) sent a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Secretary Gaynor requesting access to the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP) for West Virginians dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. As of May 26th, West Virginia had 1,808 confirmed COVID-19 cases, officially surpassing the eligibility threshold of 1,000 cases per million residents within the state established by FEMA.The Senator said in part, … Continue Reading


May 27, 2020

Manchin Urges HUD To Allocate Funding And Provide Guidance For Community Block Grants

Washington, DC - Today U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) led a bipartisan group of Senators calling on U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson to take action and work quickly to allocate all remaining Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding from the CARES Act and publish comprehensive guidance for use of those funds, including for previously announced funding.The Senators said in part, “We write regarding … Continue Reading


May 27, 2020

Manchin, Wicker, Hyde-Smith, Capito Urge President Trump to Award Medal of Freedom to Hershel "Woody" Williams

Washington, DC - Today U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) urged President Trump to award Hershel “Woody” Williams, Marine Veteran, West Virginia native, and Medal of Honor recipient, the Medal of Freedom for his incredible work through the Hershel “Woody” Williams Medal of Honor Foundation advocating for Gold Star families while educating and inspiring many generations of young Americans. The Senators said in … Continue Reading


May 27, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce $2 Million For Water Infrastructure Project In Jackson County

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced a $2,000,000 Rural Development investment loan through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Waste and Water Disposal Loan and Grant Program for southern Jackson County. This Rural Development investment will be used to extend water service to White Pine, Windell Ridge, Jim Ridge, and Station Camp. This project received additional … Continue Reading

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