Press Releases

March 08, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $15.9 Million for Health Centers Across 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 $15,945,646 for health centers across West Virginia. This funding is made available through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). "Health centers play a central role in providing affordable healthcare for West Virginians, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. As more and more West Virginians receive the COVID-19 vaccine, health … Continue Reading


March 06, 2021

Manchin Votes For COVID-19 Relief Package

COVID-19 relief package includes billions to help West Virginia kill COVID-19 and rebuild Washington, DC - This afternoon, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) voted to pass the COVID-19 relief package to help America end the COVID-19 pandemic. "Nearly a year ago, the first West Virginian was diagnosed with COVID-19. We have spent the last year mourning over 500,000 Americans and over 2,300 West Virginians who lost their lives due to this horrific virus. Our healthcare providers and frontline … Continue Reading


March 06, 2021

Senate Passes Manchin Amendment To Help Students Experiencing Homelessness

To view Senator Manchin deliver remarks on the Senate Floor click here Washington, DC - This morning, by a unanimous vote, the Senate passed a bipartisan amendment to the COVID-19 relief package introduced by U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) to create a new, dedicated emergency funding stream through the U.S. Department of Education to help schools identify and assist students experiencing homelessness due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The amendment was cosponsored by Senators Lisa Murkowski … Continue Reading


March 05, 2021

Manchin Delivers Targeted Tax Break And Unemployment Benefits

Washington, DC - This evening, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the agreed compromise on tax breaks and unemployment benefits in the COVID-19 relief package. "The President has made it clear we will have enough vaccines for every American by the end of May and I am confident the economic recovery will follow. We have reached a compromise that enables the economy to rebound quickly while also protecting those receiving unemployment benefits from being hit … Continue Reading


March 05, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce Funding for WVU to Enhance Online STEM Learning

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $307,040 for the West Virginia University Research Corporation (WVURC) through the National Science Foundation (NSF). This funding will support a research project that seeks to identify and implement effective, evidenced-based online tutoring practices for undergraduate STEM learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. "During the COVID-19 … Continue Reading


March 04, 2021

Manchin Statement on Clarksburg VAMC Settlements

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the settlements between the United States government and seven of the victim's families from the Clarksburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) investigation. Reta Mays, a former Clarksburg VAMC nurse, pled guilty to murdering seven Veterans at the Clarksburg VAMC in July. "The settlements reached in the Clarksburg VAMC investigation are welcome news for our Veteran community and the families of each … Continue Reading


March 04, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $1.5 Million EDA Investment into West Virginia

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced a $1,500,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Natural Capital Investment Fund, Inc. (NCIF), in Charles Town, West Virginia. This grant will give NCIF the ability to provide the staffing and technical assistance capacity needed to deploy technical assistance and up to $5 million in capital to West Virginia businesses impacted by COVID-19. This … Continue Reading


March 04, 2021

Manchin Calls On Biden Administration To Create Modern, Unified Federal Broadband Standard

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Angus King (I-ME) and Rob Portman (R-OH) called on the Biden Administration to update federal standards for high-speed broadband to reflect modern uses and align those standards across the federal government. In a bipartisan letter to the Biden Administration's top officials for federal broadband policy - including Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Acting Chair of the … Continue Reading


March 04, 2021

Manchin, Capito, Shaheen, Portman Introduce Legislation to Help Stem Opioid Epidemic

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) introduced the Non-Opioids Prevent Addiction in the Nation (NOPAIN) Act. The legislation aims to help address barriers to non-opioid pain management for those enrolled in Medicare, which will help stem the opioid epidemic across the nation. "West Virginia has been ravaged by the drug epidemic and consistently leads the nation in drug overdoses per capita. It's … Continue Reading


March 03, 2021

Manchin Advocates For His Bipartisan Burn Pits Exposure Recognition Act During Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing

Video of Senator Manchin during the Joint Hearing of the House of Representatives and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees can be found here Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee (SVAC), spoke with Mr. Stephen Whitehead, National Commander of the Disabled Veterans of America (DAV) about his bipartisan Veterans Burn Pits Exposure Recognition Act during a joint hearing of the House of Representatives and Senate Veterans Affairs … Continue Reading


March 03, 2021

Manchin: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Allocation Great News For West Virginia

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) applauded the recent weekly allocation of 15,500 Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses and a new weekly Pfizer increase of 1,170 doses for the week of March 8th, for West Virginia. This is the sixth consecutive increase in the weekly vaccine allocation. "The FDA's recent emergency approval of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will help West Virginia continue to quickly administer vaccine doses to as many West Virginians as possible. This … Continue Reading


March 03, 2021

Manchin, Capito Introduce Bill to Improve Transparency at VA Medical Centers

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) along with Mike Braun (R-Ind.), John Boozman (R-AR), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) introduced legislation that would require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit to Congress a report on the use of security cameras in VA medical centers. The legislation would help better address transparency issues at VAMC's in light of the deaths of veterans at the Clarksburg VA Medical Center. "Veterans have sacrificed … Continue Reading


March 03, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $11.5 Million To Protect West Virginia Wildlife

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced three awards totaling $11,573,098 from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Fish and Wildlife Service to support hunting, fishing, and conservation in West Virginia. The Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR) program administered two of the awards for a variety of conservation programs and projects and are funded by the Pittman-Robertson … Continue Reading


March 02, 2021

Manchin Votes To Confirm Commerce Secretary Raimondo

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), voted to confirm Governor Gina Raimondo at U.S. Secretary of Commerce. "Today I voted to confirm Governor Gina Raimondo as Secretary of Commerce. During our conversation last week, Governor Raimondo and I discussed economic development programs including the Assistance to Coal Communities program and the impact of international trade policies and relations on small states like West Virginia and Rhode Island. Governor Raimondo reaffirmed … Continue Reading


March 02, 2021

Manchin Questions National Security Experts On Global Security Challenges And Strategies

Video of Senator Manchin during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on global security challenges and strategy can be found here Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), questioned retired Lieutenant General Herbert McMaster, Jr., Former United States National Security Advisor and Dr. Thomas Wright, Director of the Center on the United States and Europe and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution during a hearing … Continue Reading


March 02, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce USACE Investment for Purgitsville Water Extension Project

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $975,000 in funding through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for the Purgitsville Water Extension Project. This extension project will help provide reliable, safe drinking water to residents in Purgitsville and southwestern Hampshire County, West Virginia. "When West Virginians have fresh air to breathe and clean water to drink, our state … Continue Reading


March 02, 2021

Manchin Applauds West Virginia Initiative With JobCase

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) applauded the state's initiative with JobCase, a social platform for the "future of work," that will link workers up with available jobs in West Virginia. "I applaud the partnership between JobCase and the state of West Virginia on the launch of the Resource Center, a social platform that provides information for the "future of work" in the Mountain State. JobCase is also hosting a hiring event on March 4th that is focused on manufacturing … Continue Reading


March 02, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $5.6 Million for West Virginia Airports

Washington, DC- U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $5,640,837 for airports across West Virginia to provide economic relief and combat the spread of COVID-19. This grant funding is made available through the Coronavirus Relief and Response Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act of 2020. "West Virginia airports are essential to our state's economy and provide access for tourism and aerospace … Continue Reading


March 02, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $336K For Advanced Welding Training And Education Program At Robert C. Byrd Institute

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today announced $336,796 from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) to the Advanced Welding Workforce Initiative (AWWI) at the Robert C Byrd Institute at Marshall University. The AWWI is a partnership program to invest in education and training for advanced technical workers in Appalachia.“West Virginians are some of … Continue Reading


March 01, 2021

Manchin Votes To Confirm Education Secretary Cardona

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), voted to confirm Dr. Miguel Cardona as U.S. Secretary of Education. "This evening I voted to confirm Dr. Miguel Cardona as Secretary of Education. When Miguel and I met last month he pledged to assist students in rural communities across the nation to ensure they have the support needed to succeed in their education, including advocating for increased connectivity and broadband access to help close the homework gap. He is committed to … Continue Reading

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