Press Releases

November 16, 2017

Plant Operations Representative, CHEP

Description Full responsibility and accountability for managing plant operations in a defined territory. Consult with third party providers on all pertinent operational issues critical to running daily operations including: safety, quality, receiving, inspecting, repairing inventory, shipping, and operational cost accountability. Partner with third partyproviders to create a Quality Management System (QMS) within their service center and identify and execute opportunities for continuous … Continue Reading


November 16, 2017

Data Entry Lab Assistant, LabCorp

Job Description Monday-Friday, 6:00pm to 10:00pm Lab Assistant/Data Entry needed in the Accessioning department. Duties for this position include: Processing paperwork and performing all required procedures to prepare received specimens Matching paperwork to the specimen samples Data entry of specimen typing and information, as well as assigning computer generated labels to each specimen recieved. Sorting and packaging specimens according to standard operating … Continue Reading


November 15, 2017

Manchin, Capito Introduce Bill to Strengthen Opioid Safety in VA Choice Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) today introduced bipartisan legislation, the Andrew White Veterans Community Care Opioid Safety Act, to strengthen opioid therapy safety and pain care through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community care programs, including through the VA Choice program. Senator Capito named the legislation in … Continue Reading


November 15, 2017

MANCHIN VOTES AGAINST MSHA NOMINEE ZATEZALO

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today issued a statement on voting against confirming the nomination of David Zatezalo to lead the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). "Too many families in our state have lost loved ones serving our nation in the mines and we are too familiar with the painful human toll of mining accidents. Since the beginning of 2017, 14 miners have lost their lives - 7 of those miners were West Virginians. That is why for West Virginians, strong … Continue Reading


November 15, 2017

MANCHIN, CAPITO APPLAUD PASSAGE OF SENATE RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING USNS HERSHEL WOODY WILLIAMS SHIP CHRISTENING

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) today applauded the passage of a Senate Resolution commemorating the ship christening of USNS Hershel "Woody" Williams (T-ESB4). The ship is named after Medal of Honor recipient and renowned West Virginian, Hershel "Woody" Williams. "Perhaps in no other time in our recent history has it been more vital to remember and emulate the heroism, perseverance, and patriotism of those who belong to the greatest … Continue Reading


November 14, 2017

Manchin and Capito Introduce Bill to Prioritize Funding for States Hard Hit by Opioid Epidemic

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) today introduced the Targeted Opioid Formula Act to prioritize federal funding for states that have been hardest hit by the opioid epidemic, including West Virginia. The bill would require the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), which operates under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to take into account … Continue Reading


November 14, 2017

Manchin and Capito Announce More Than $4.8 Million for 2016 Flood Repairs

Washington D.C. - Today U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced $4,822,817 in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to repair federal roads in Pocahontas, Randolph and Greenbrier counties damaged during the 2016 floods. "The 2016 floods brought devastation to West Virginia, but we as a state came together and have been resilient to return our communities to a place of growth and hope," Senator Manchin said. "The repairs to these highways will … Continue Reading


November 13, 2017

MANCHIN REQUESTS MEETING WITH NSF DIRECTOR TO DISCUSS GREEN BANK OBSERVATORY

Washington, D.C. - Senator Manchin (D-WV) sent a letter to Dr. France A. Córdova, the Director of the National Science Foundation, requesting a meeting in the coming days to discuss the Draft Environmental Impact Statement and the proposed changes to the NSF's long-standing relationship with the Green Bank Observatory. "For 60 years the Foundation, Pocahontas County, and the state of West Virginia have supported the ability of innumerable national and international scientists to make … Continue Reading


November 13, 2017

MANCHIN, HELLER INTRODUCE LEGISLATION FOLLOWING SHOCKING REPORT THAT VA BURIED MEDICAL MISTAKES

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Dean Heller (R-NV) introduced bipartisan legislation that stops the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from hiding medical mistakes made by providers in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). The VA Provider Accountability Act arrives after a USA Today investigation recently revealed the VA has for years repeatedly buried and concealed poor care and mistakes made by its medical workers. The Manchin-Heller bill would require the … Continue Reading


November 13, 2017

MANCHIN RELEASES WEEKLY ENERGY REPORT

Washington, D.C. - Today U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released a report detailing the price and production levels of coal as well as natural gas prices in Appalachia and nationally. For the week ending November 10, 2017, estimated U.S. coal production totaled approximately 15 million short tons. This production estimate is roughly 3.9% higher than last week's estimate and 6.7% lower than the production estimate in the comparable week in 2016. To read Senator Manchin's full report, click … Continue Reading


November 10, 2017

Manchin Presents Purple Heart to Vietnam Veteran Roger Champ

Moorefield, W.Va. - In a Veterans Day ceremony this morning, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) presented a long-overdue Purple Heart to Moorefield resident, two-time Vietnam Veteran and Silver Star recipient Roger Champ. Senator Manchin has been working with the U.S. Army for two years to secure the Purple Heart Roger earned in Vietnam in 1970. "Growing up in West Virginia, we are surrounded by the strength of awe-inspiring mountains. That might be why our state has one of the highest rates of … Continue Reading


November 09, 2017

MANCHIN: I ENCOURAGE US ALL TO THANK A VETERAN

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin today released the following statement on Veterans Day. "As Americans stormed the beaches of Normandy, battled at Iwo Jima, fought up the Korean Peninsula, served in the jungles of Vietnam and defended our national interests across the Middle East, West Virginian service members never flinched, and bravely led the way to serve and defend the United States of America. We're one of the most patriotic states in the country, and this Veterans Day let us … Continue Reading


November 08, 2017

MANCHIN STATEMENT ON EPA NOMINEE WEHRUM

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today issued a statement on the nomination of William Wehrum to be the Assistant Administrator of the EPA Office of Air and Radiation. "West Virginia is home to thousands of coal miners who suffer from chronic breathing diseases, like Black Lung and silicosis, as a result of their exposure to silica and other harmful agents during their career in the mines. While I appreciate Mr. Wehrum's willingness to serve, I cannot support his … Continue Reading


November 08, 2017

MANCHIN AND CAPITO ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $3.4M FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Washington, D.C. - Today U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced $3,439,000 in loan and grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grants. This funding will assist in improvements to the water treatment facility in Philippi and the Sanity Sewer System in Spencer. "Improving the infrastructure of rural West Virginia is vital to ensuring the economic success of both the local businesses and public … Continue Reading


November 08, 2017

MANCHIN ANNOUNCES SERVICE ACADEMY NOMINATIONS

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced today that he will nominate 40 West Virginia students from 22 counties to the U.S. Service Academies, which include the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point. "It is such an honor to recommend 40 of West Virginia's brightest young men and women to the U.S. service academies," Senator Manchin said. "All of … Continue Reading


November 06, 2017

MANCHIN RELEASES WEEKLY ENERGY REPORT

Washington, D.C. - Today U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released a report detailing the price and production levels of coal as well as natural gas prices in Appalachia and nationally. For the week ending October 28, 2017, estimated U.S. coal production totaled approximately 14.5 million short tons. This production estimate is roughly 3.1% lower than last week's estimate and 7.1% lower than the production estimate in the comparable week in 2016. Read Senator Manchin's full report click … Continue Reading


November 02, 2017

MANCHIN STATEMENT ON TAX REFORM PROPOSAL

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the tax reform proposal released today. "My test for a good tax reform proposal is simple: does it enable working West Virginians to keep more of their hard-earned money, does it help West Virginia businesses create jobs, and does it do these things without exploding our debt. The tax reform proposal unveiled today does not pass this test and does not reflect the goals President Trump and I have discussed … Continue Reading


November 01, 2017

Manchin, Capito Urge FCC to Ensure Access to Affordable Broadband in Rural Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) joined a bipartisan group of senators in a letter urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to ensure its commitment to affordable and reliable broadband for consumers in the hardest to reach communities across rural America. "A lack of resources to meet our [shared national broadband] goals is undermining investment and consumer access to affordable broadband across much of rural America. For … Continue Reading


October 30, 2017

MANCHIN RELEASES WEEKLY ENERGY REPORT

Washington, D.C. - Today U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released a report detailing the price and production levels of coal as well as natural gas prices in Appalachia and nationally. For the week ending October 21, 2017 estimated U.S. coal production totaled approximately 14.9 million short tons. This production estimate is roughly the same last week's estimate and 1.3% lower than the production estimate in the comparable week in 2016. Read Senator Manchin's full report below or click … Continue Reading


October 30, 2017

MANCHIN LAUNCHES JOB RESOURCE PAGE FOR WEST VIRGINIANS

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today announced a job resource page on this website to connect West Virginians with resources for job seekers, available jobs and job fairs. Since October 2015, Senator Manchin has co-hosted 25 job fairs throughout West Virginia. "I have always said nobody works harder than a West Virginian. By co-hosting job fairs throughout the state, we have connected job seekers with employers and provided resources for job seekers to develop their … Continue Reading

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