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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.
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.
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.
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.
Coal country congressmen, fed up with the Environmental Protection Agency, have introduced legislation to cut that agency's staff by 15 percent. Noting that during the government shutdown of 2013, 95 percent of EPA personnel were deemed "non-essential," Reps.
MARTINSBURG - There was no mistaking the roar of motorcycle engines Monday afternoon when nearly two dozen Bikers Against Child Abuse members rolled up to the Children's Home Society of West Virginia - ready to meet U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va.
U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., spent Sunday, Aug. 3 gathered around a conference table discussing the recently proposed Iranian nuclear deal with concerned constituents.
Iran’s drive for a nuclear weapon is a grave threat to the stability and security of the United States. As the son of an immigrant from Communist Cuba, I know how important it is to stand firm against despots around the world.
U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., said he is condemning the recent trip of top Obama administration officials to the Mountain State.
Mooney spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives July 8 about the issues he had with the visit.