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MARTINSBURG - A bill known as the Promoting Responsible Opioid Prescribing (PROP) Act, which was introduced by U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., earlier this year, has been enacted as law in West Virginia.
The bill removes reimbursements from pain-management questions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two West Virginia congressman told the U.S. House they believe the state will bounce back from the devastating floods.
“We will repair our schools, restock our library shelves, repave our roads and reconstruct our bridges. We will be there for each other,” said Third District Congressman Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.).
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., along with U.S. Reps. David McKinley, Alex Mooney and Evan Jenkins, sent a letter to President Barack Obama to express their full support for Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's new request to expand the major disaster declaration to include Clay, Fayette, Monroe, Pocahontas, Roane, Summers and Webster counties.
West Virginia has the highest rate of opioid overdose deaths in the country — more than double the national average. This drug abuse epidemic is a tragedy that we cannot afford to ignore. It ravages our communities, rips families apart, stunts the development of our youth and harms our economy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A bill that would take pressure off doctors who prescribe narcotic pain medications to patients at hospitals is being discussed in Congress.
MARTINSBURG-Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, including Republican Congressman Alex Mooney of West Virginia, presented a package of 15 bills targeted toward the heroin and opioid epidemic during a press conference Thursday morning.
The outdoor conference was held at the nation's capitol in Washington, D.C.
MARTINSBURG-Republican Congressman Alex Mooney has introduced a bill known as the Promoting Responsible Opioid Prescribing (PROP) Act, and the bill has recently gained national attention from Time magazine.
Not long ago Dr. Bill Sullivan, an emergency-room physician in rural Spring Valley, Ill., refused to prescribe a potentially habit-forming painkiller to a patient that had requested it by name.
In the years following the recession of 2007, families across our country have had to tighten up their budgets to make ends meet. And while today's economic forecast may be brighter for some, many hardworking taxpayers continue to deal with the challenging reality that jobs and opportunity are not returning.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — West Virginia Second District Congressman Alex Mooney has as unique perspective on President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba.
Mooney’s mother grew up there and escaped when she was 21. Mooney said Monday on MetroNews ‘Talkline’ President Obama’s decision to visit there is a bad idea.