Press Releases

September 23, 2019

Manchin Applauds Five-Year Cooperative Agreement For Continued Operation Of the Green Bank Observatory

Washington, D.C. - Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today applauded a five-year cooperative agreement with Associated Universities, Inc., for the continued operations of the National Science Foundation's Green Bank Observatory (GBO). The agreement will support the full breadth of observatory research, education and outreach, including operating the 100-meter Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT), the world's largest fully steerable radio telescope. "Scientists at the Green Bank Observatory have … Continue Reading


September 23, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $5.8 Million For Economic Investments 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 $5,839,934 from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for various projects across West Virginia. The funding will expand wastewater collection and treatment service, support the WorkForce West Virginia Competitive Improvement Program (CIP) and certify yellow poplar for manufacturing cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels. "Investing in … Continue Reading


September 20, 2019

Manchin Announces $132K For Preservation Of Happy Retreat In Charles Town, West Virginia

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, today announced $132,500 from the Save America's Treasures Grant program for preservation efforts of the Happy Retreat, which was the home of Charles Washington, founder of Charles Town and brother of George Washington in Charles Town, WV. Senator Manchin has been a supporter of this Historic Preservation Fund program that is administered by the National Park Service, … Continue Reading


September 20, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce Infrastructure Funding To Repair Damage After Storm

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced three grants totaling $7,342,927 to help repair roads damaged as the result of natural disasters. Funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). "West Virginians have spoken out about the state of our infrastructure and it's clear, they want better than the current predicament. This funding will help West Virginia fix … Continue Reading


September 20, 2019

Manchin Praises Multi-Million DOE Investment in WVU

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, praised the Department of Energy's (DOE) $2.5 million investment in three clean-coal technology research projects at West Virginia University (WVU). "One of my main priorities as Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee is to support and promote advancements in clean coal energy technologies. I am thrilled to see the Department of Energy recognize … Continue Reading


September 20, 2019

Manchin Supports Annual Veterans Bear Hunt

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today assisted the Potomac Highlands Wounded Warriors Outreach 9th Annual Bear Hunt, set to take place this weekend on the George Washington-Jefferson National Forest. Richard Ogden, Vice President of the Potomac Highlands Wounded Warriors Outreach, has been working with the Forest Service for months to set up the event. "I reached out to the U.S. Forest Service as soon as I learned that our Veterans needed assistance to hunt on our public … Continue Reading


September 19, 2019

Bipartisan Senators Introduce Resolution Dedicating September As Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Josh Hawley (R-MO), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and Jack Reed (D-RI) introduced a resolution to recognize September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. "Last week when I was in West Virginia a student, Nick Spence, approached me with the idea to raise awareness about this terrible issue, which is why my fellow Senators and I introduced this resolution to dedicate September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. I am proud to help raise … Continue Reading


September 19, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $2.2 Million For Substance Use Disorder Treatment 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 $2,204,124 from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Medical Services (BMS). This funding will increase the capacity of Medicaid providers to support substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery services. "Every person and community in West Virginia … Continue Reading


September 19, 2019

Manchin Includes Funding For Key West Virginia Priorities 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 Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (THUD); Agriculture, Rural Development, and FDA; and Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) appropriations bills which were reported out of committee today. "I am pleased that the committee has approved appropriations bills which provide West Virginia funding for … Continue Reading


September 18, 2019

Manchin Urges Attorney General Barr To Address Staffing Practices Within Bureau Of Prisons

Washington D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) sent a letter to Attorney General Barr highlighting concerns regarding staffing practices within the Bureau of Prisons (BOP). The three deaths at the Federal Correctional Complex in Hazelton, West Virginia in 2018 and new leadership at the Department of Justice and the Bureau of Prisons prompted the Senator to write a letter to Attorney General Barr. In the letter, Senator Manchin details how pulling non-custodial staff to stand in for … Continue Reading


September 18, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce $6 Million For Home Visiting Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced a grant of $6,031,476 for the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources' Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program. Funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). "West Virginia mothers and children deserve the best care possible, which is why as a member of the Senate Appropriations … Continue Reading


September 18, 2019

Manchin Calls On Congressional Leadership To Enact Full, Permanent Funding For Land And Water Conservation Fund

Washington, DC - Yesterday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, called on the leaders of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives to include full, permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) in the fiscal year 2020 funding agreement. Ranking Member Manchin was joined by Senators Tom Udall (D-NM), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Richard Burr (R-NC), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Steve Daines (R-MT), Jon Tester … Continue Reading


September 17, 2019

Manchin Secures More Than $13 Million Designated For Corridor H In Appropriations Bill

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) secured more than $13.2 million for West Virginia to expand Corridor H through Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS) in the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations bill. Six months ago Senator Manchin requested this funding for Corridor H in his formal appropriations request to the Appropriations Committee. Senator Manchin also sent a letter to Chairman Shelby in July advocating for this funding to be … Continue Reading


September 17, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $26.5 Million For Clean Air And Water And Hazardous Waste Projects 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 $26,593,635 from the U.S. Department of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for various clean air and water and hazardous waste projects across West Virginia. This funding supports projects for hazardous waste assessment and cleanup of Brownfields properties, improving water quality in various bodies of water, developing drinking water … Continue Reading


September 17, 2019

Manchin Statement On The Death Of Steven Vernon Keeney At Kanawha County Mine Facility

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement on the death of electrician, Steven Vernon Keeney, this morning in the American Eagle Mine in Kanawha County. "Gayle and I send our hearts out to Steven Vernon Keeney's family and loved ones and we, like all West Virginians, will keep them in our prayers. Every day, our mine workers put their lives on the line as they enter the mines and power our nation, and we are deeply grateful for their … Continue Reading


September 17, 2019

Manchin Speaks With Secretary DeVos On Efforts To Address Student Homelessness In West Virginia

Washington D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) yesterday spoke with U.S. Department of Education (DOE) Secretary Betsy DeVos about the large increase in student homelessness in West Virginia. During the call, Senator Manchin and Secretary DeVos discussed innovative ways to address student homelessness. Secretary DeVos made a firm commitment to visit West Virginia in the near future to see firsthand the impacts of homelessness on our students. This call with Secretary DeVos served as a … Continue Reading


September 16, 2019

Senate Democrats Demand Action On Miners Healthcare And Pensions

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Doug Jones (D-AL), Mark Warner (D-VA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Bob Casey (D-PA), and Tim Kaine (D-VA) sent a letter to House and Senate leadership advocating for the inclusion of a permanent fix for miners healthcare and pensions in the short-term spending package being negotiated now to keep the government open after September 30th, 2019. The Senators' letter said in part, "In July, we were alarmed to learn that 1,200 retired coal miners, … Continue Reading


September 16, 2019

Manchin, Capito Announce Funding For Opioid First Responders

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced a grant of $500,000 for the Jackson County Health Department to aid first responders. Funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). "Our communities have been devastated by the opioid epidemic across West Virginia. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, my job is to ensure the federal … Continue Reading


September 14, 2019

Manchin Statement On The Death Of Alex Miller Of Roane County High School

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement on the death of Roane County High School football player, Alex Miller. "Gayle and I are deeply saddened to hear of the tragic passing of Alex Miller last night. It is difficult to hear of someone so young and talented leaving us too soon. Roane County High School students, teachers and community are in our thoughts and prayers, and my staff and I stand ready to support the family and community as they … Continue Reading


September 13, 2019

Manchin Speaks To George Washington High School In Charleston About Dangers Of Vaping

Washington D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today spoke with the students of George Washington High School in Charleston, West Virginia about the dangers of vaping and the Trump Administration's intent to ban non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes. "President Trump has pledged to ban non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes and I support this decision 1000% because too many young people are getting addicted to nicotine and other substances from what seems like harmless use of these e-cigarettes. … Continue Reading

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