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January 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Republican Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-2) released the following statement about the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump:

January 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Republican Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-2) has been appointed to serve on the House Financial Services Committee.Congressman Mooney’s predecessor Senator Shelley Moore Capito served on this committee for 14 years. 

October 20, 2016 In The News

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The last eight years have seen the Obama Administration lead the country through the weakest economic recovery in our nation’s history.

October 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney announced $85,000 in grant funding from the United States Department of Agriculture

August 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Mooney announced that a total of $4,085,049 from the Economic Development Administration will be awarded to Randolph and Upshur Counties.

April 11, 2016 In The News


In the years following the recession of 2007, families across our country have had to tighten up their budgets to make ends meet. And while today's economic forecast may be brighter for some, many hardworking taxpayers continue to deal with the challenging reality that jobs and opportunity are not returning.

March 10, 2016 In The News


Congressman Alex Mooney, representing West Virginia's 2nd district,  toured Appalachian Timber Services in Braxton County on Wednesday.

Appalachian Timber Services provides high quality treated and manufactured products for the rail road industry. They produce cross ties and switch ties, bridge ties, and timber crossings.

Mooney said visiting businesses gives him good ideas to take back to Washington D.C.

February 26, 2016 In The News

HARPERS FERRY - Months after an early morning fire left several businesses in Harpers Ferry with extensive damage, Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., came to the historic town Monday afternoon to talk with the mayor, council members and business owners about the progress of repair.

"It's important that I come here while the renovation is still in progress," Mooney said. "It was a good experience, and I will be happy to advocate for projects moving forward."

January 13, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC — Although not surprised, both West Virginia Congressman David McKinley of the first Congressional District and Alex Mooney of the second district said they were frustrated by what President Barrack Obama talked about in Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address.

“Are we better off than we were seven years ago and is the world safer?” said McKinley about what he was thinking as he listened to Obama’s words. “I didn’t hear that.”

November 5, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney voted for H.R. 22, the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015. This bill authorizes the federal highway program for six years.

“This bill is important to economic development in West Virginia. A safe and modern highway system will help facilitate jobs and economic growth. Authorizing the highway program for six years will enable West Virginia to properly plan for needed upgrades to our roads and bridges,” said Rep. Mooney.