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August 20, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Alex X. Mooney Announces 2019 Congressional App Challenge

Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney announced that the he will be hosting a Congressional App Challenge (CAC), an app competition for students in middle and high school.

March 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. –Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress.

 “Tonight, President Trump laid out an optimistic agenda that will change America for the better. I am pleased that President Trump is keeping the promises he made to voters in November. I look forward to continuing to work with President Trump to bring back jobs to communities that have been devastated by the past eight years of former President Obama,” said Rep. Alex Mooney.

March 1, 2017 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Yesterday evening, Congressman Alex X. Mooney hosted a telephone town hall meeting with XXX constituents from the Second Congressional District.  

 “Telephone town hall meetings allow me to hear input and answer questions from constituents in all 17 counties, from Harpers Ferry to Hurricane, spanning 343 miles across West Virginia. I appreciate hearing the passion and views from my constituents during our productive issue based discussions.

January 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives to talk about his bill, H.R. 4263,  the Technical Education and Career Help Act, also known as the TEACH Act. This bill invests in career and technical education (CTE) around the country. 

December 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Alex X. Mooney and Congressman Sam Graves have placed a friendly wager on the outcome of the Division II Championship football game. Congressman Mooney’s Shepherd University Rams are taking on Congressman Graves’ Northwest Missouri State Bearcats.

December 16, 2015 In The News

The Technical Education and Career Help Act, also known as the TEACH Act, was introduced by Congressman Alex Mooney (R-WV) on Tuesday.

Under the TEACH Act, allocated grant funding issued for Higher Education will be able to be put towards training of teachers in a vocational and technical setting.

"Currently, Higher Ed funding doesn't allow for teacher training. This corrects that, and I believe that this is important to West Virginia for vocational education," Mooney said.

December 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney and Congresswoman Katherine M. Clark introduced H.R. 4263, the Technical Education and Career Help Act, also known as the TEACH Act. This bill invests in career and technical education (CTE) around the country.

October 13, 2015 In The News

MARTINSBURG - There was no mistaking the roar of motorcycle engines Monday afternoon when nearly two dozen Bikers Against Child Abuse members rolled up to the Children's Home Society of West Virginia - ready to meet U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va.

Mooney, who spent time chatting with club members before climbing onto a nearby motorcyle, praised their volunteer spirit and sense of compassion.

October 7, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney released the following statement congratulating Evans Elementary School for being recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2015.