Press Releases

January 12, 2017

Manchin, West Virginia Treatment Facilities Call On State To Use Settlement Money for Substance Abuse Treatment

Washington D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Recovery Point West Virginia, Burlington United Methodist Family Services, Children's Home Society of West Virginia, West Virginia Behavioral Healthcare Providers Association, the West Virginia Primary Care Association, and Kanawha Communities That Care are calling on the state of West Virginia to use the $36 million settled in the case between Cardinal Health and AmerisourceBergen v. West Virginia to be put towards substance abuse … Continue Reading

January 12, 2017

Manchin and Capito Announce $2.4 Million For West Virginia Healthcare Services

Washington, D.C. - Today U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will award $2,485,925 to the Cabin Creek Health Center, Inc., Lincoln County Primary Care Center, Wirt County Health Services Association, Inc. and Womencare, Inc. This funding will support these organizations and their efforts to expand comprehensive health services and coordinate care among patients. It will also fund behavioral … Continue Reading

January 11, 2017

Manchin, West Virginia Organizations Announce Research Showing Repeal of ACA Would Cripple Opioid Epidemic Fight

Washington D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and prominent organizations and healthcare service providers in West Virginia, announce research by Harvard and New York University that shows repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would cut $5.5 billion per year from the fight against the opioid epidemic. The removal of this critical funding would lead to increased deaths, homelessness and incarcerations and would adversely affect states with opioid challenges. "Repealing the Affordable … Continue Reading

January 10, 2017

Manchin and Capito Announce More Than $4.8 Million for West Virginia Healthcare and Education

Washington, D.C. - Today U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced that $4,821,155 will be awarded to the MountainHeart Community Services, Roane Co. Family Health Care, Raleigh County Community Action Association and West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services. This funding will support Head Start programs in Raleigh County and Oceana, West Virginia. It will also fund maternal and child health services for families in West Virginia and support … Continue Reading

January 10, 2017

Manchin and Capito Announce New Funding from Appalachian Regional Commission

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced grant funding totaling $761,057 for three West Virginia projects in Princeton, Bradshaw and Huntington. The funding will be used to map 30 sewer systems in 11 counties, implement a sanitary sewer upgrade plan, and finance a self-sufficiency educational program. "The support from Appalachian Regional Commission enables these communities to invest in infrastructure upgrades and workforce … Continue Reading

January 09, 2017

Manchin Receives Assurance From President-elect Trump to Secure Retired Miner Healthcare Benefits

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement on his conversation with President-Elect Donald Trump on securing healthcare for retired miners. "Today, I spoke with President-Elect Donald Trump and he assured me that he will help fight to secure a permanent health care solution for our retired miners, as guaranteed in the Miners Protection Act. I look forward to working with him, his administration and my colleagues in order to keep America's promise … Continue Reading

December 23, 2016

Manchin Statement on UN Resolution on Israel Settlement

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on United Nations (UN) resolution on Israel resettlement: "I urge the Obama Administration to veto the United Nations resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building. I support two-party negotiations to reach agreement on any settlement issues, and this U.N. resolution is not the way to pursue peace between the Palestinian Authority and the State of Israel." … Continue Reading

December 23, 2016

Manchin and More than 30 Senate Colleagues Urge New Administration to Support FAA Contract Tower Program

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin and 33 of his Senate colleagues yesterday called on President-Elect Trump and Vice President-Elect Pence to support the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Contract Tower Program. There are currently 253 airports and surrounding communities in 46 states benefitting from the enhanced safety and improved air traffic control (ATC) services provided by FAA contract towers. The senators wrote, "Not only do these contract towers provide an important … Continue Reading

December 23, 2016

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

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today issued the following statement wishing all West Virginians a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. "Gayle and I, along with the entire Manchin family, wish all West Virginians, Americans and our brave service men and women a very merry Christmas and peaceful and prosperous New Year. As you gather together with your loved ones, remember that we wouldn't be able to enjoy our blessings without the brave men and women who are … Continue Reading

December 22, 2016

Manchin Encouraged by Department of Energy Loan Guarantees for Carbon Capture Technology

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) is encouraged by the Department of Energy's (DOE) recent announcement that it's committed to guarantee loans up to $2 billion to construct the world's first methanol production facility to employ carbon capture technology. "Coal will power the United States and the world for decades to come. Instead of demonizing coal, we should be investing in technology that will allow us to use it in a cleaner more affordable manner, while also developing … Continue Reading

December 22, 2016

Manchin and Capito Announce More Than $118K to Assist Homeless Veterans

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced that two West Virginia housing facilities will receive a total of $118,726 from the Department of Veterans Affairs for the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program. The grants will help end homelessness among the veteran population in West Virginia by providing financial assistance to help homeless veterans find housing and seek additional services offered by the Department of … Continue Reading

December 21, 2016

Manchin, Capito Announce More Than $7 Million in Funding for Housing Programs Across State

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today announced that housing facilities across West Virginia will receive a total of $7,761,222 under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Continuum of Care (CoC) Program for projects with the goal of ending homelessness. "West Virginians in need will have the opportunity to develop specific skill sets to help them reenter the workforce, provide for themselves and their families, and … Continue Reading

December 20, 2016

Manchin Appointed to New Senate Committees for 115th Congress

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today announced that he has been assigned to the Senate Committee on Appropriations and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. He will continue to be a member of the Senate Committees on Energy and Natural Resources, and Veterans' Affairs. "It is a privilege to be assigned to the Senate Committee on Appropriations and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, as we enter into a new Congress," Senator Manchin said. "The two committees … Continue Reading

December 19, 2016

Manchin Announces $87 Million in West Virginia Flood Assistance

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today announced $87,280,000 of funding for West Virginia flood relief efforts as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) Program. This funding is in addition to the $17 million Senator Manchin announced in October bringing the total funding to $104 million through CDBG-DR. "This funding is a much needed boost for the West Virginia families that are … Continue Reading

December 19, 2016

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

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today encouraged West Virginians to nominate West Virginia small businesses and entrepreneurs for the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) 2017 National and District Small Business Week awards. Winner of national titles will attend National Small Business Week activities in Washington, D.C. in May 2017. All nominations are due by Tuesday, January 10th. "With over 120,000 small businesses making up 96 percent of our employers, it is the … Continue Reading

December 19, 2016

Manchin Statement on Release of Final Stream Protection Rule

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Interior's Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement's (OSMRE) announcement that it has finalized the stream protection rule. "While we all must carefully review this 1,648 page final rule, I want to reiterate that the proposed rule was very alarming in its scope and potential impacts. I believe that the manner in which this rule making was executed was … Continue Reading

December 16, 2016

Manchin Completes Annual Tour of All 55 Counties

Senator Manchin completes his annual tour across the Mountain State as another successful year of helping West Virginians comes to a close Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) completed his annual tour of all 55 West Virginia counties, with his last stop today in Preston County where he is delivering the keynote address at the Mountaineer Challenge Academy graduation. "As 2016 comes to a close, I am reminded once again of how fortunate we are to live in a state where our … Continue Reading

December 15, 2016

Manchin, Kaine, Warner, Brown, Casey Introduce RECLAIM Act

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Mark Warner (D-VA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced the RECLAIM Act last week. This legislation will provide funds to states and Indian tribes for the purpose of promoting economic revitalization, diversification, and development in economically distressed communities through the reclamation and restoration of land and water resources adversely affected by coal mining. "This legislation will help the … Continue Reading

December 14, 2016

Manchin Outlines Expectations for Next EPA Administrator

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) sent a letter to West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey outlining his expectations for the next Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. "No one has fought harder against administration overreach and regulation than I have, and I need to make sure the next EPA Administrator is as serious as I am about reforming this rogue agency," Senator Manchin said. "I've worked in a bipartisan way with my friend, Senator Shelley … Continue Reading

December 13, 2016

Manchin Applauds Signing of 21st Century CURES Act Into Law

Washington, D.C. - As a lead advocate of opioid abuse prevention and funding, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today attended the signing ceremony of the 21st Century Cures Act at the White House. This law includes funding to fight the opioid epidemic, improves medical research and modernizes mental health services. "I'm pleased the President signed this much needed legislation that will address the opioid epidemic, strengthen medical research, and expand access to mental health care," Senator … Continue Reading

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