Press Releases

May 18, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce $5 Million for Broadband Expansion Planning in West Virginia

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced West Virginia will receive $5 million from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to outline the state’s plan to expand broadband with the estimated $600 million West Virginia will receive to provide broadband access to every unserved area in the state. “Access to affordable, reliable broadband is vital to the success and growth of our communities across West Virginia … Continue Reading


May 18, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce $5 Million for Broadband Expansion Planning in West Virginia

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced West Virginia will receive $5 million from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to outline the state’s plan to expand broadband with the estimated $600 million West Virginia will receive to provide broadband access to every unserved area in the state. “Access to affordable, reliable broadband is vital to the success and growth of our communities across West Virginia … Continue Reading


May 18, 2022

Manchin, Capito Lead 52 Bipartisan Senators in Pressing Biden Administration to Include Taiwan in Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) led 52 bipartisan Senators in urging President Joe Biden to include Taiwan as a partner in the proposed Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF). In addition to recognizing Taiwan as an important trading partner to the United States, the Senators highlighted that including Taiwan in the IPEF would bolster American economic interests in the region and signal an international commitment to Taiwanese … Continue Reading


May 18, 2022

Manchin, Capito Push Department of Transportation to Expedite Critical Construction at Yeager Airport

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) pushed U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Pete Buttigieg to review a request from Yeager Airport to help expedite critical taxiway construction at the airport.The Senators said in part, “We write to request a swift review of the request by the Central West Virginia Regional Airport Authority’s for a Categorical Exclusion for the Taxiway A relocation project at West Virginia … Continue Reading


May 17, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce $26.63 Million for Abandoned Mine Land Economic Revitalization Projects in West Virginia

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today announced $26.63 million from the U.S. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) for Abandoned Mine Land Economic Revitalization (AMLER) projects across West Virginia.“Today’s announcement from the Department of the Interior is fantastic news for West Virginia. Along with the $140 million already announced for this … Continue Reading


May 17, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce $18 Million for Health Centers Across West Virginia

Washington, DC — U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $18,094,738 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for six health centers across West Virginia. This funding was made available through the HHS Health Center Cluster grant program.“West Virginia’s health centers are the backbone of our healthcare system and continue to provide quality care for West Virginians throughout … Continue Reading


May 17, 2022

Manchin Announces $7.6 Million from American Rescue Plan for West Virginia Water Infrastructure, Broadband Expansion

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced $7,680,000 from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) through the Economic Development Administration (EDA) for two projects in West Virginia. The funding will support water infrastructure upgrades to bolster local businesses in McDowell County and the design of a statewide broadband implementation plan through Regional Optical Communications, a consortium of counties led by the Region 1 and 4 Planning and Development Councils, … Continue Reading


May 17, 2022

Manchin Presses FDA on Failure to Address Infant Formula Shortage, Calls for Reforms to Improve Future Responses

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) pressed Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert M. Califf on the FDA’s failure to address the nationwide infant formula shortage. Senator Manchin highlighted consumer complaints and contamination risks at Abbott Nutrition’s facility in Sturgis, Michigan dating back to September 2019 and the FDA’s inaction in addressing these concerns, which could have prevented the current formula shortage. Additionally, … Continue Reading


May 17, 2022

Manchin Calls for Stronger U.S.-Canada Energy and Mineral Partnership to Ensure Free World's Energy Security and Address Climate Change

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, delivered the following remarks during a full committee hearing to examine ways to strengthen the energy and mineral partnership between the U.S. and Canada to address energy security and climate objectives.The hearing also featured testimony from the Honorable Jason Kenney (Premier, Alberta, Canada), the Honorable Nathalie Camden (Associate Deputy Minister of Mines, … Continue Reading


May 17, 2022

Manchin Welcomes Canadian Leaders to Committee, Leads Robust Discussion on a North American Energy Alliance

Washington, DC - Today, the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing to examine opportunities to strengthen the energy and mineral partnership between the U.S. and Canada to address energy security and climate objectives. Throughout the hearing, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Committee, stressed the importance of collaborating with Canada to create a powerful North American Energy Alliance that can strengthen our collective energy security while … Continue Reading


May 16, 2022

Manchin Hosts NASA Deputy Administrator Melroy in Fairmont, West Virginia

Fairmont, WV - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) hosted NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy in Fairmont, West Virginia. Senator Manchin and Deputy Administrator Melroy visited the WVSSAC Robotics State Championship, Watson Elementary School and the Katherine Johnson IV&V Facility. “West Virginia has a rich history of contributing to achievements in space, from the important work of ‘Hidden Figures’ Katherine Johnson and ‘Rocket Boys’ Homer Hickam to the many West Virginians … Continue Reading


May 16, 2022

Manchin, Murkowski Press Administration on Failure to Implement Critical Minerals Mandates

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), a senior member of the committee, expressed their concerns regarding the Biden Administration’s delayed implementation of the critical mineral provisions contained in the Energy Act of 2020 and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. In letters to U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, U.S. Secretary … Continue Reading


May 16, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce $37.7 Million for West Virginia Housing Programs

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $37,722,172 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for twenty West Virginia housing authorities to provide quality housing for all West Virginians. This funding will expand rental assistance, address substance use disorder and support other programs to help West Virginians currently experiencing homelessness or … Continue Reading


May 13, 2022

Manchin, Capito Announce Five Brownfields Grant Recipients

Charleston, WV — U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee and both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced funding for five projects through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Brownfields grant program. The grants announced are also supported by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.“Addressing and restoring Brownfields sites across West Virginia is … Continue Reading


May 12, 2022

Manchin Announces $6 Million From the American Rescue Plan for Twelve West Virginia Rural Healthcare Providers

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $6,012,801 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for twelve West Virginia rural healthcare providers. This funding comes from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Rural Fund, which Senator Manchin fought to include to support rural healthcare providers and suppliers. To date, West Virginia has received … Continue Reading


May 12, 2022

Manchin Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Establish Space National Guard

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), introduced the bipartisan Space National Guard Establishment Act to create a National Guard for the U.S. Space Force. The legislation would allow Army and Air National Guard currently performing Space Force support missions to continue to serve their states and country through a Space National Guard. Companion legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives last year. “West … Continue Reading


May 11, 2022

Manchin Questions VA Officials On Clarksburg VAMC Murders

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee (SVAC), questioned U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and The Joint Commission officials on the horrific murders of multiple Veterans at the Clarksburg VA Medical Center (VAMC) in 2017 and 2018. At the request of Senator Manchin, this is the first comprehensive hearing on the systemic issues uncovered during the Clarksburg VAMC investigation. Senator Manchin began, … Continue Reading


May 11, 2022

Manchin, Capito Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Resolution Designating May 6-12 as National Nurses Week

Washington, DC - Yesterday, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) led a bipartisan, bicameral resolution designating this week, May 6-12, 2022, as National Nurses Week. The resolution recognizes the dedication of nurses and celebrates the critical contributions nurses make to providing safe, quality healthcare in West Virginia and across the country.“Nurses across America and West Virginia continue to ensure Americans can access the quality, affordable … Continue Reading


May 10, 2022

ICYMI: Manchin Takes to Senate Floor to Support Director of DOE's Office of Science Nominee

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, took to the Senate floor to urge his colleagues to support the nomination of Dr. Asmeret Berhe to be Director of the Office of Science at the Department of Energy, who was later confirmed by a vote of 54-45.Chairman Manchin’s remarks can be viewed here or read as prepared below:Madam President, I am pleased to support the nomination of Dr. Asmeret Berhe to be the … Continue Reading


May 10, 2022

Manchin Questions Intelligence Directors on Military Assistance to Ukraine, U.S. Cybersecurity, National Security of Taiwan, Geopolitical Stability

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) and Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Cybersecurity Subcommittee, questioned Avril D. Haines, Director of National Intelligence and Lieutenant General Scott D. Berrier, Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency. Senator Manchin questioned the Directors about U.S. military assistance to Ukraine, protecting cybersecurity across federal agencies and private companies, the … Continue Reading

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