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October 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) discusses last night’s presidential debate:
October 22, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $17,600 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development’s Community Facilities Direct Loans and Grants program. This funding will go towards the Roane County Commission’s purchase of a law enforcement vehicle.
October 1, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) issued the following statement on H.R. 925:
October 1, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $4,900,000 loan and a $3,851,000 grant for Upshur County’s Adrian Public Service District. This funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development’s Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grants program will extend waterlines to reach new customers in rural communities.
September 29, 2020 Press Release
RIPLEY – Today Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $1,050,000 grant from the Section 571 Central West Virginia Environmental Infrastructure Program for infrastructure improvements for the existing sewer service. This is a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) executed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the City of Ripley Sanitary Sewer System Improvements Phase II Project.
September 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $24,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program for Putnam County. This grant program will provide Putnam County with funding to prevent and control crime.
September 14, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $146,230 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice grant for Upshur Country through the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services’ School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP). This is a collaborative effort between Upshur County Schools, Upshur County Commission and the Upshur County Sheriff’s office.
September 2, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to relocate Federal agencies from Washington, D.C. to Opportunity Zones in the State of West Virginia. The Trump Administration issued an executive order on August 24th about relocating Federal agencies to Opportunity Zones across the country that would benefit from increased investment. Congressman Mooney took this opportunity to advocate for the State of West Virginia.
August 28, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $550,000 grant from the United States Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). Through the Natural Capital Investment Fund, this loan fund will provide economic recovery assistance to small businesses and entrepreneurs adversely affected by COVID-19.
August 28, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $3,213,600 grant from the United States Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). Through the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Planning & Development Council, this loan fund will provide economic recovery assistance to small businesses and entrepreneurs adversely affected by COVID-19.

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