Press Releases

March 05, 2020

Manchin Applauds Senate Approval Of $8.3 Billion For Coronavirus Emergency Funding

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today applauded the Senate's approval of $8.3 billion in emergency supplemental funding, including $500 million in Medicare funds, to prepare and respond to the coronavirus outbreak. The House of Representatives approved this funding earlier this week. "Congress has approved $8.3 billion in emergency funding to help ensure that the United States is prepared for the coronavirus outbreak and funds the development of new treatments, boosts … Continue Reading


March 05, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce Nearly 200K From LWCF For State Parks Across 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 $199,600 from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) for parks and playgrounds in West Virginia. "West Virginia has a rich history and our deep appreciation for our public lands and outdoor playgrounds is at the core of it. I am pleased to partner with the LWCF to provide this investment for two of our parks. West Virginians enjoy our parks … Continue Reading


March 05, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $1 Million For Maternal and Child Health Services 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 $1,031,880 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that will support the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Maternal and Child Health Services programs. This funding will help DHHR maintain and strengthen their role in providing and evaluating the healthcare of women, mothers, infants, and … Continue Reading


March 05, 2020

Manchin, Bipartisan Colleagues Applaud President's Support for Full, Permanent LWCF Funding

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) held a press conference with his bipartisan colleagues announcing that President Trump will support their legislation to provide full and permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and to address the $12 billion maintenance backlog in our national parks through the Great American Outdoors Act, introduced yesterday. On April 9, 2019 Senator Manchin introduced the Land and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act to … Continue Reading


March 03, 2020

Manchin, Capito Reintroduce Protecting Jessica Grubb's Legacy Act

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today reintroduced the Protecting Jessica Grubb's Legacy Act to change existing privacy regulations, known as 42 CFR Part 2, surrounding medical records for those suffering with substance use disorder. The goal of the legislation is to save lives by ensuring that medical providers do not accidentally give opioids to individuals in recovery like in the case of Jessica Grubb. In order to ensure all parties … Continue Reading


March 03, 2020

Manchin Launches Coronavirus Resource Page For West Virginians

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today announced a coronavirus resource page on his website to ensure West Virginians have access to accurate information so they can be prepared and safe. "I have been closely monitoring the Coronavirus disease outbreak and have received several Senate briefings with officials from the Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control, National Institute of Health, Department of Health and Human Services and others. Today, I … Continue Reading


March 02, 2020

This Week: Senate to Take Up Manchin’s American Energy Innovation Act

Washington, D.C. - Last week, after a full year of hearings, business meetings, and bipartisan negotiations, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, released the text of their energy innovation package. The full Senate will take up the American Energy Innovation Act (AEIA) this week. The AEIA is an all-of-the-above approach to our energy future that brings together innovative solutions that will keep our energy affordable and reliable and protect our grid while … Continue Reading


March 02, 2020

Manchin Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Hear Affordable Care Act Challenge Later This Year

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today issued the following statement on the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decision to hear a challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Texas v. United States, later this year. "Today the Supreme Court announced their decision to hear Texas v. United States, a challenge to the Affordable Care Act, which currently protects health coverage for 800,000 West Virginians and millions of Americans. I hope that the Supreme Court's … Continue Reading


February 29, 2020

Manchin Statement On The Death Of Madison Mayor Harold Sonny Howell

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement on the death of Madison Mayor Harold Howard "Sonny" Howell II. "Gayle and I are heartbroken to learn of the passing of our dear friend Madison Mayor Harold Howard "Sonny" Howell II. My uncle, the late A. James Manchin and Sonny were the closest of friends. I met Sonny in the 1970's and he has remained an absolute unconditional, lifelong friend. I have met many unique people throughout the years but … Continue Reading


February 28, 2020

Manchin Sends Another 183 Speed Tests To FCC Highlighting Broadband Coverage Map Issues In West Virginia

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), has sent 330 speed test letters submitted by constituents from across West Virginia to Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), including 183 letters sent recently, since July 2019. These speed tests highlight incorrect broadband coverage maps and support the need for the formation of a public feedback system to better assess broadband coverage across rural states like West Virginia. These speed test results are from … Continue Reading


February 28, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce Nearly $13.5 Million For Health Centers Across 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 $13,461,596 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for health centers across West Virginia. "This funding is especially critical on the heels of the announcement about the closure of Fairmont Regional Medical Center. Health centers across our state ensure that rural communities continue to have access to close, reliable … Continue Reading


February 27, 2020

Manchin To FCC Chairman: We Both Know The FCC's Maps Are Wrong

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on the proposed Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) timeline. In the letter he urged the FCC to go back to the drawing board and create a process and timeline that will allow for verification of the map accuracy before $16 billion in subsidies are committed over the next ten years. The Senator wrote in part, "I urge you to revise the aggressive timeline … Continue Reading


February 27, 2020

Senate Unanimously Passes Manchin, Capito Resolution In Honor Of Katherine Johnson

Washington, D.C. - Today the United States Senate unanimously passed a resolution introduced by U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) to honor Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson, NASA mathematician and proud West Virginian. "A White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia native, Katherine Johnson not only completed groundbreaking work at NASA during the space race, but also broke the barriers of race and gender during a critical time in our nation. Katherine graduated summa … Continue Reading


February 27, 2020

Manchin Introduces SAFE Kids Act To Educate Students On Substance Use

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today introduced the Saving America's Future by Educating (SAFE) Kids Act of 2020. The SAFE Kids Act directs the Department of Education along with several health agencies to develop evidence-based, age appropriate curriculum on the negative impacts of substance use - including but not limited to opioids, tobacco, and vaping. This legislation also establishes a competitive grant program for states to implement the curriculum in public schools. … Continue Reading


February 26, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce $2.6 Million For Damaged Roads Across West Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced a grant of $2,626,972 through the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Emergency Relief for Federally Owned Roads program. This funding will help improve infrastructure throughout West Virginia and repair existing federal roads that have been devastated by flood damage. "I am thankful to the DOT for providing funds to address some of the terrible … Continue Reading


February 26, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $300,000 For Senior Corps Organizations 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, announced a grant of $302,661 through the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) for West Virginia Senior Corps organizations. This funding will create opportunities for citizens 55 and older to use their skills and experience to better their communities through a multitude of service projects. "Our senior citizens are one of the best resources to … Continue Reading


February 26, 2020

Manchin Named Honorary UMWA Member

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) was named an honorary member of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA). Senator Manchin received this honor for his relentless work over the last 5 years to secure pensions for 92,000 coal miners and their widows and healthcare benefits for 36,000 coal miners. "My grandfather, Papa Joe, started working in the mines at nine years of age and I will never forget his stories of how hard he worked and fought for his fellow miners to … Continue Reading


February 25, 2020

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $2.2 Million For Head Start Programs

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $2,243,658 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Head Start programs in West Virginia. "Early education is an essential part of our children's lives and will ensure a brighter future for generations to come. Head Start ensures that every child they serve, no matter their background or circumstance, have the skills and … Continue Reading


February 24, 2020

Manchin Rated Most Bipartisan Member Of Congress

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement on CQ Roll Call's recent release of bipartisan Congressional rankings. For the second year in a row, Senator Manchin has been ranked the most bipartisan Member of Congress, voting with Democrats 50.2% of the time and voting with Republicans 49.8%. CQ Roll Call is the only ranking of bipartisanship based on actual votes taken by Members of Congress. "I am again honored to be ranked the most bipartisan … Continue Reading


February 24, 2020

ICYMI: Manchin Holds Town Halls And Public Field Hearing During February Recess

Washington, D.C. - Last week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) held public town halls in Huntington and Charleston on the FY 2021 budget, college affordability, broadband access, healthcare, and other issues facing our state and nation. While in Charleston, Senator Manchin also visited the West Virginia Capitol to hear from state lawmakers and visit with West Virginians exploring the Capitol grounds. He also held a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee field hearing in Beckley to … Continue Reading

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