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March 14, 2016 In The News

CHARLESTON – Several state leaders are taking issue with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s comments that she would “put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business.” 

Clinton’s comment came Sunday during a town hall meeting in Columbus, Ohio.

March 10, 2016 In The News


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

March 2, 2016 In The News

A Republican senator introduced an amendment Monday to the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act based on the bill Rep. Alex Mooney, R-West Virginia, introduced last month into the U.S. House of Representatives.

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.

February 10, 2016 In The News

Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., introduced H.R. 4499, also known as the Promoting Responsible Opioid Prescribing Act, Feb. 9.

February 10, 2016 In The News

Some times a "tiny tweak" can go a long way toward solving a big problem, according to Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va.

January 14, 2016 In The News

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Members of West Virginia’s congressional delegation applauded the designation Thursday of Jefferson County as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area .

Jefferson County was one of 14 additional counties in 10 states that was announced by Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli.

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.

January 5, 2016 In The News

As a U.S. representative for West Virginia's coal country, Alex Mooney said he frequently feels under siege from federal environmental regulations aimed at eventually phasing out one of his state's prime industries and traditions: coal mining.

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.