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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.

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.

February 20, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Mooney Announces Funding for YMCA Initiative in Montgomery

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Alex X. Mooney announced $275,000.00 in grant funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the YMCA of Kanawha Valley.

This grant will allow the YMCA of Kanawha Valley to purchase new equipment and pay their start-up staffing cost for the new YMCA facility to be established at the Baisi Athletic Center in Montgomery, WV.

February 8, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Mooney Welcomes More than $4M For Infrastructure Projects

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Alex X. Mooney (WV-2) welcomed $4,244,361.00 in funding from the Community Development Block Grant Program to critical infrastructure projects in the Second Congressional District.  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides Community Development Block Grant funds to the state. Rep. Mooney supported this funding in the House of Representatives.  

January 31, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Alex X. Mooney Statement on State of the Union

Congressman Alex X. Mooney released the following statement in reaction to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address:

“Tonight, President Donald Trump outlined a conservative agenda to make America safer and stronger. I remain committed to helping President Trump implement our shared agenda to make America prosper again.

January 31, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Alex Mooney Announces more than $9.9 Million for Rural Development Projects

Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Alex X. Mooney (WV-2) announced $9,985,693.00 in loan and grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).