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April 2, 2015 In The News
MARTINSBURG - U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., has introduced legislation that would at least delay, if not prevent, the implementation of new stream buffer zones around mining operations.
April 1, 2015 In The News
Congressman Alex Mooney introduced H.R. 1644, the STREAM Act, which seeks to to prevent implementation of a new stream buffer zone rule last week in an attempt to further protect the state’s coal miners.
April 1, 2015 In The News
Coal is pretty important to West Virginia. Coal-fired electric power plants accounted for 95 percent of West Virginia's net electricity generation in 2013 and the state produces about 15 percent of all fossil fuel energy in the US. What’s more, the Mountain State leads the nation in underground coal mine production. One government agency seems poised to slow these miners down, but not if Rep. Alex Mooney (R-WV) can help it.
March 27, 2015 In The News
SUMMIT POINT - Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., is fighting a proposal that he says would shut down a training facility in Summit Point. On Wednesday, Mooney denounced part of President Barack Obama's budget submission for Fiscal Year 2016 planning, development and construction of a Foreign Affairs Security Training Center in Virginia. The president proposed the construction of the Foreign Affairs Security Training Center in Virginia, at an estimated cost of more than $400 million.
March 22, 2015 In The News
MARTINSBURG - U.S. Rep. Alex X. Mooney, R-W.Va., was able to get three items included in the budget approved Thursday by the House Budget Committee, of which he is a member.
March 19, 2015 In The News
The House budget for the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to come to the full floor for a vote sometime next week, sources say. The House Budget Committee released the budget earlier this week and it has successfully passed out of committee. Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va, the only West Virginia representative on the budget committee, proposed three specific items that are included in the House budget.
March 19, 2015 In The News
Congressman Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., got three budget proposals into the U.S. House budget bill that he says benefit the state.
March 2, 2015 In The News
“This is the latest highlight of the terrible effects of putting federal bureaucracy in between a family and their healthcare decisions, “Mooney said. “The terrible financial impact of having a newborn go uncovered is wreaking havoc on struggling young families. I can attest to the absurdity of this process having lived through it myself in the last year, and being prevented from adding my newborn baby to my family’s insurance plan.”
February 9, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House representative in West Virginia’s 2nd District says life begins at conception.

“I just believe it’s a scientific fact. It’s not simply a religious fact or religious belief, I believe it’s a scientific fact and we should define when life begins,” Congressman Alex Mooney (R-W.Va.) said.

February 3, 2015 In The News

Members of West Virginia’s congressional delegation didn’t mince words when responding to President Barack Obama’s budget plans.