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September 30, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Alex Mooney Announces $750k in Grant Funding for Randolph County Housing Authority

Today, Congressman Mooney (WV-02) welcomed $750,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WROC) grant initiative.

August 19, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Mooney Announces Over $200,000 in Grant Funding for Local Governments

Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced $202,300 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Community Facilities Grants Program for Morgan, Hardy, Hampshire, Kanawha and Clay Counties.

August 8, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Mooney Announces More than $3M in Federal Funding for the Hardy County Public Service District

 

Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney announced a $3,028,000 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development loan and grant has been awarded to the Hardy County Public Service District (PSD) from the Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grants program. 

 

June 3, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Alex X. Mooney Praises Critical Funding for Corridor H

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney praised a $100 million federal grant for the West Virginia Department Transportation (WVDOT) from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT).

July 18, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Alex Mooney Praises Passage of Bi-Partisan JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018   

Today, the House of Representatives passed the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018 by a vote of 406 to 4. This package of 30 bills will help small businesses and entrepreneurs acquire capital to create jobs.

May 23, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Alex Mooney Praises Committee Passage of THRIVE Act  

Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee passed H.R. 5735, the Transitional Housing for Recovery in Viable Environments (THRIVE) Act. This legislation allows a limited number of Housing Choice Vouchers to be used at transitional non-profits that have evidence-based models of recovery and life skills training. Congressman Mooney cosponsored the legislation and released the following statement:

May 23, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Alex Mooney Statement on Passage of The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act

Today, the House of Representatives passed S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act by a vote of 258 to 159. Congressman Mooney is a member of the House Financial Services Committee and voted in favor of the bill. The bill was supported by every member of the West Virginia Congressional Delegation. He released the following statement:

May 18, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Alex Mooney Statement on Farm Bill  

Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney voted in favor of H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018. While the bill did not have enough votes to pass today, a motion to reconsider the vote was postponed so it can be voted on at a later date. Congressman Mooney released the following statement:

April 24, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Mooney Announces Internship Program for Recovery Point Graduates

Washington, D.C.-Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a new internship program designed to help individuals who are in long-term substance abuse recovery meet their programming requirements of obtaining job-readiness skills. 

“West Virginia has been ground zero of the drug epidemic and it is important to support the crucial recovery programs that are changing the lives of so many of our people who have fallen on hard times.

March 8, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Mooney Praises Sugar Grove Naval Site Announcement

Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced his support for a 95-bed substance abuse treatment facility to be located at the former U.S. Sugar Grove Naval Base in Pendleton County. 

“Since the decision to close Sugar Grove Naval Base, I have worked with federal agencies, state and local officials to transition this property to an entity that will be an asset to Pendleton County and will provide jobs to the region.