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May 19, 2021 In The News
WASHINGTON – The United States House of Representatives has passed the Veterans’ Camera Reporting (VCR) Act. The bill was introduced by Reps. David McKinley, R–W.Va., Alex Mooney, R–W.Va., and Carol Miller, R–W.Va. According to a press release, the VCR Act will improve patient safety and increase transparency by requiring the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to complete and submit a report to Congress regarding the use of cameras in VA medical facilities and how they can be better utilized to provide the best quality healthcare possible to veterans.
May 18, 2021 In The News
May 18—After a rise through Frederick County politics that has taken him to the Maryland Senate, Republican Michael Hough will seek the county executive's office in 2022.
May 17, 2021 In The News
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., joined Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, on Monday in asking Congress to reauthorize the Voting Rights Act following state election changes and amid debate on federal voting legislation. Manchin and Murkowski — both moderates within their respective parties — sent a letter to legislative leaders asking lawmakers to “reaffirm our longstanding bipartisan commitment to free, accessible, and secure elections for all” by reauthorizing the law for the first time since 2006.
May 13, 2021 In The News
EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Matt Rosendale on Thursday plans to introduce new legislation that would cut off funding to any region deemed by the Attorney General to be a "lawless jurisdiction" amid a surge in violence and destruction following many cities’ decisions to cut police department funding, Fox News has learned.
May 13, 2021 In The News
In a Republican caucus decision made by voice vote, West Virginia’s congressional delegation went along with the ouster of Liz Cheney as conference chair after she repeatedly challenged former President Trump’s election claims.
May 12, 2021 In The News
How big is too big? That’s the all-important question shaping the debate over new federal infrastructure spending. West Virginia’s senators and clean energy advocates disagree on the answer heading into President Joe Biden’s meeting Thursday with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and a group of other Senate Republicans to negotiate an infrastructure agreement.
May 12, 2021 In The News
The Morgan Horse Association of Oregon is offering a $500 scholarship to members of the organization who are enrolled full-time in a professional trade school or college.
May 7, 2021 In The News
TOPLINE Rep. Alex Mooney (R-W.Va.) on Friday suggested Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) could win back the support of her colleagues and retain her position as chair of the House Republican conference if only she would “apologize” for criticizing Trump and vow to self-censor going forward.
May 6, 2021 In The News
WASHINGTON — West Virginia’s congressional lawmakers for northern and southern West Virginia submitted funding requests for projects through the new earmark system. Meanwhile, the congressman for the middle of the state submitted none.
May 6, 2021 In The News
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK)—On Thursday, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and Representatives David McKinley (WV-1), Alex Mooney (WV-2) and Carol Miller (WV-3) called on President Biden to grant Governor Jim Justice’s request for a federal disaster declaration. Heavy rains between February 27 and March 4 caused flooding, landslides and mudslides throughout the state, resulting in widespread damage. The counties affected were Boone, Cabell, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mingo, and Wayne.