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Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-2) Announces HIDTA Designation for Jefferson County, West Virginia

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney announced that Jefferson County, West Virginia, has been designated as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA).

"I am pleased to announce that Jefferson County has been designated a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA). This HIDTA designation will bring critical resources to Jefferson County to combat the drug epidemic that is ravaging our communities and way of life. I have visited with my constituents and heard far too many heart-wrenching stories about the damages caused by drug abuse. These HIDTA resources will help federal, state, and local officials better coordinate efforts as they fight to keep West Virginia safe," said Rep. Alex X. Mooney.

Alex X. Mooney represents West Virginia’s Second Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. He is a member of the Budget and Natural Resources Committees.