Press Releases

January 15, 2015

Manchin, Whitehouse Urge Energy Agencies to Support Carbon Capture Efforts

Washington, D.C. - Last year, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) pledged to work together to find common ground on energy and environmental issues. Today, building on that pledge, the Senators urged the Obama Administration to support carbon capture and utilization (CCU) efforts. "As Senators from different states, we don't always agree," the Senators wrote in a letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the … Continue Reading


January 13, 2015

Manchin Applauds U.S. Fish and Wildlife's Decision to Decline CVI Facility in Tucker County

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin today, following a call with the Regional Director of U.S. Fish and Wildlife, applauded the agency's decision not to take control of the Canaan Valley Institute's (CVI) facility in Tucker County. The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is continuing discussions with the National Youth Science Foundation (NYSF) regarding the transfer of the CVI facility that is a part of their planned National Center for Youth Science … Continue Reading


January 09, 2015

Manchin Marks the Anniversary of the Freedom Industries Chemical Spill

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin marked the one year anniversary of the Freedom Industries chemical spill, which contaminated the drinking water supply in nine West Virginia counties and impacted more than 300,000 West Virginians."One year ago today, 300,000 West Virginia residents were blindsided when chemicals from the Freedom Industries storage tanks leaked into the Elk River and contaminated our drinking water. This appalling incident should have never happened, and the … Continue Reading


January 07, 2015

Manchin Statement on the Passing of Governor Arch Moore

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) today issued the following statement on the passing of former Governor Arch A. Moore, Jr. "Gayle and I are truly saddened to learn of the passing of Governor Arch A. Moore. We send our deepest condolences to our friends Shelley, Lucy, and Arch III as well as their families as they go through this difficult time. Arch was a true political force in West Virginia. Gayle and I join all West Virginians in keeping the Moore family in our … Continue Reading


January 07, 2015

Manchin Joins Colleagues to Reintroduce 'Forty Hours is Full Time Act'

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) along with Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) announced the reintroduction of the bipartisan Forty Hours is Full Time Act, S. 30, which would change the definition of a "full-time employee" under the Affordable Care Act to someone who works an average of 40 hours per week. The senators have heard first-hand that some employers are making decisions to cut employees' hours due to how the … Continue Reading


January 07, 2015

Manchin Announces Nearly $1.5 Million for Northern Panhandle Head Start

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin announced $1,487,713 in federal funding for the Northern Panhandle Head Start in Wheeling. The program provides services to children and families in Brooke, Hancock, Marshall, Ohio and Wetzel Counties. "As West Virginians, we choose our priorities based on our values," said Senator Manchin. "That means keeping our promises to those who matter the most to us, and our children should always be at the top of that list. With this substantial … Continue Reading


January 06, 2015

Manchin Statement on the President's Threat to Veto Keystone

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) today issued the following statement on President Obama threatening to veto Keystone XL Pipeline legislation. "I am disappointed that the President will not allow this Congress to turn over a new leaf and engage in the legislative process to improve an important piece of legislation. His decision to veto such a commonsense bill prior to the unfolding of regular congressional order and the offering of amendments appears premature and does … Continue Reading


January 06, 2015

Manchin Officially Welcomes Shelley Moore Capito to US Senate

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) today issued the following statement on welcoming newly-elected Shelley Moore Capito to the United States Senate: "Today, I'd like to officially welcome my dear friend Shelley Moore Capito to the United States Senate. Shelley has been a dedicated public servant of our beautiful state for more than 14 years and has achieved countless accomplishments in her own right, most recently making history as West Virginia's first woman United States … Continue Reading


January 06, 2015

Manchin, Hoeven Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline in New Congress

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and John Hoeven (R-N.D.) today introduced legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project under Congress's authority enumerated in the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution, Article 1, Section 8. The Hoeven-Manchin bill, S.1, is the first piece of legislation brought to the floor in the 114th Congress. Sixty senators are cosponsoring the bill, and 63 senators have indicated support for the legislation at this point. The senators, … Continue Reading


January 06, 2015

Manchin Announces Hiring of Frank Jezioro as Liaison to Sportsmen and Natural Resources Groups

"I am thrilled to announce that a truly dedicated West Virginia public servant, Frank Jezioro, has agreed to join our Senate office as the new Liaison to Sportsmen and Natural Resources. Frank's vision and foresight coupled with his invaluable support and insight, have always served as an asset to help me better serve the people of West Virginia, whether as Governor or as a United States Senator. As the new Co-Chair of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus and as a member of the Senate … Continue Reading


January 05, 2015

Manchin Named New Co-Chair of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) today announced that he will be the new Co-Chair of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus, along with Senator James Risch (R-ID). Nearly 300 members of the House and Senate, representing almost all 50 states, support the bipartisan, bicameral caucus aimed to champion the sportsmen's agenda, protect the rights of hunters, fishers and outdoorsmen, and conserve public lands for recreational purposes. "As an avid sportsman, I know firsthand … Continue Reading


December 23, 2014

Manchin Family Wishes All West Virginians a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) today issued the following statement wishing all West Virginians a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. "On behalf of my wife Gayle and the entire Manchin family, I would like to wish all West Virginians and Americans a very merry Christmas and a peaceful and prosperous New Year. "There is no time like the holidays to celebrate our countless blessings - especially the love of our families and friends. I have always said that 'If you … Continue Reading


December 22, 2014

Manchin Announces Service Academy Nominations

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) announced today that he will nominate 36 West Virginia students from 17 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 a great privilege to recommend 36 of West Virginia's brightest young men and women to the U.S. service academies," Senator Manchin said. … Continue Reading


December 19, 2014

Senator Manchin Concludes Fifty-Five County Outreach Tour

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin will wrap up his 2014 statewide outreach tour, which has included stops in all of West Virginia's fifty-five counties. Senator Manchin has traveled from region to region this year when Congress has been out of session to connect with West Virginians. During his visits, he has met with thousands of residents including veterans, seniors, students, educators, community leaders, small business owners, entrepreneurs, coal miners and local and state … Continue Reading


December 18, 2014

Manchin Statement on the Passing of Marshall President Stephen Kopp

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin today released the following statement on the passing of Marshall University President Stephen Kopp. "The sudden and tragic death of Marshall University President Stephen Kopp is incredibly shocking and heartbreaking. The Marshall community has truly lost one of its best. There is no doubt that Stephen will leave behind a legacy as an outstanding leader, a beloved adopted West Virginian, and a dedicated husband and father. Gayle and I join all West … Continue Reading


December 16, 2014

Manchin Votes Against Tax Extenders Bill

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) today issued the following statement after voting against extending tax deductions: "Since I have joined the Senate more than four years ago, I have questioned again and again why Congress refuses to confront our financial challenges when our country faces more than $18 trillion in debt? Instead of working together on comprehensive tax reform, we continue to kick the can down the road by passing temporary tax deductions year after year. … Continue Reading


December 16, 2014

Manchin Encourages West Virginians to Nominate Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs for Achievement Awards

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today encouraged West Virginians to nominate Mountain State small businesses and entrepreneurs for the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) 2015 Small Business Week awards and for the West Virginia's District Office awards. Winners of the West Virginia District Office awards will compete for national titles and attend National Small Business Week activities in Washington, D.C. in May 2015. All nominations are due by Monday, January 5th … Continue Reading


December 15, 2014

Manchin Statement on Opposition to Dr. Murthy's Surgeon General Confirmation

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin issued the following statement on his opposition to confirming Dr. Vivek Murthy's as America's next Surgeon General. "Our Surgeon General serves as America's leader on public health services and chooses what health policies we should prioritize. For that reason, I don't believe it's appropriate for America's number one doctor to participate in political activism. It is essential that the Surgeon General gains the public's trust, so this position … Continue Reading


December 15, 2014

Manchin Appointed to New Senate Committees for 114th Congress

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin today announced that he has been assigned to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation and the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee for the 114th Congress. He will continue to be a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. "It is a privilege to be assigned to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation and the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee as we enter … Continue Reading


December 13, 2014

Manchin Submits Floor Speech in Opposition to Omnibus Legislation

Senator Manchin urges members of the Senate to work together on bipartisan omnibus legislation that better represents American values Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) tonight submitted remarks on the Senate floor explaining his opposition to the $1.1 trillion government spending bill due to many troubling provisions that cannot be amended. Senator Manchin urges his colleagues to stay in session an additional week to draft a bipartisan omnibus package that fairly … Continue Reading

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