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September 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $24,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program for Putnam County. This grant program will provide Putnam County with funding to prevent and control crime.
September 14, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $146,230 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice grant for Upshur Country through the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services’ School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP). This is a collaborative effort between Upshur County Schools, Upshur County Commission and the Upshur County Sheriff’s office.
September 2, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to relocate Federal agencies from Washington, D.C. to Opportunity Zones in the State of West Virginia. The Trump Administration issued an executive order on August 24th about relocating Federal agencies to Opportunity Zones across the country that would benefit from increased investment. Congressman Mooney took this opportunity to advocate for the State of West Virginia.
August 28, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $550,000 grant from the United States Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). Through the Natural Capital Investment Fund, this loan fund will provide economic recovery assistance to small businesses and entrepreneurs adversely affected by COVID-19.
August 28, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $3,213,600 grant from the United States Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). Through the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Planning & Development Council, this loan fund will provide economic recovery assistance to small businesses and entrepreneurs adversely affected by COVID-19.
August 28, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $64,000 grant from the United States Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). This grant will support a feasibility study to create the Innovation Super Hub in Kanawha County, a designated Opportunity Zone, to help drive redevelopment and revitalization in coal communities.
August 26, 2020 Press Release
MONTGOMERY – Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) met employees at Mining Motors, a family-owned, client-driven small business in Kanawha County. Mining Motors provides clients with a variety of services, including electric motor services, specialty repair services, cable reel services and specialty products. Congressman Mooney, with Mining Motors employees, discussed the impact of COVID-19 on their business and the state of the coal industry under President Donald J. Trump.
August 26, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced $1,458,664 in grants for health centers in West Virginia’s Second Congressional District from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ ‘Health Center Cluster’ grant program.
August 25, 2020 Press Release
INSTITUTE – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $552,000.00 grant for the Institute Volunteer Fire Department from U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program.
August 25, 2020 Press Release
RAVENSWOOD – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $952,380.95 grant for the Ravenswood Volunteer Fire Department from U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program.

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August 31, 2020 In The News
On July 20, Gov. Jim Justice rejected calls to use some of the state’s $1.25 billion in federal COVID-19 relief dollars to help schools reopen safely and provide internet and computer access to families who may want their children to return to school remotely.
August 29, 2020 In The News
PARKERSBURG — The Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council is prepping a multimillion-dollar revolving loan fund to assist small businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. The council, a governmental planning and development agency, is receiving $3.2 million from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (C.A.R.E.S.) Act, according to announcements this week from U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va.
August 28, 2020 In The News

RAVENSWOOD — Grants have been approved for health care centers and the Ravenswood Volunteer Fire Department, a congressman said.

August 27, 2020 In The News
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wednesday, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced $1,458,664 in grants for health centers in West Virginia’s Second Congressional District from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ ‘Health Center Cluster’ grant program.
August 27, 2020 In The News
BUCKHANNON — The Upshur County Board of Education met Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. in the Buckhannon-Upshur High School (B-UHS). All members were present, either in person, or through the conference call. The public was permitted to attend, with a recommendation to maintain social distance and wear masks. Members of the public were also able to attend the virtual meeting telephonically.
August 25, 2020 In The News
PARKERSBURG — Two of West Virginia’s three members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted against an aid package for the Postal Service that would reverse cuts and prevent any effort to slow delivery of the mail.
August 22, 2020 In The News
Most Republicans opposed the bill, including West Virginia’s Alex Mooney and Carol Miller. Mooney, who this week said concerns about the Postal Service are exaggerated, stated the Delivering for America Act harms the Postal Service’s financial standing.
August 21, 2020 In The News
MARTINSBURG — Addiction and recovery services are moving into the next phase of professionalism with a bright future ahead, according to local officials, after the Berkeley County Day Report Center received praises from national and state leadership for its work.
August 21, 2020 In The News
James W. Carroll showcased the effectiveness of “community corrections,” programs that help eligible offenders make the transition to “the outside” through drug addiction counseling, working with probation officers and other community support groups. The success of community corrections drew the White House counselor to Martinsburg at week’s end where he and West Virginia Congressman Alex Mooney (R – 2nd District) met with staff and clients at the Berkeley County Day Report Center.
August 20, 2020 In The News
Although the U.S. Postal Service has warned West Virginia there’s risk some absentee ballots might not be processed in time to be counted, some members of the state’s congressional delegation say they aren’t alarmed. Asked about Post Office concerns this week, Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., expressed confidence the situation will be worked out. Congressman Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., suggested the concern has been overblown.

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