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November 20, 2015 In The News

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.

October 13, 2015 In The News

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.

August 11, 2015 In The News

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.

August 11, 2015 In The News

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.

July 9, 2015 In The News

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.

April 3, 2015 In The News
Entering the last two years of his administration, President Obama is looking to use extreme new regulations to ratchet up the War on Coal.
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.