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September 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. - Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives to recognize Spruce Knob-Seneca Rock’s 50th anniversary as a National Recreation Area.

September 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. - Yesterday, Congressman Alex X. Mooney spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives to voice his support of H.R. 3134, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act.  This act would prohibit the funding of Planned Parenthood for a year to allow a full Congressional investigation to take place.

September 8, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1462, the Protecting Our Infants Act; Congressman Alex X. Mooney co-sponsored this vital piece of legislation that he helped pass unanimously today.

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August 20, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON D.C. - Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney applauded the announcement that the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) will increase funding for High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) by $13.4 million as part of a new Heroin Response Strategy.
July 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Alex X. Mooney spoke on the floor of the United States House of Representatives to denounce the Obama Administration’s Stream Protection Rule.

According to a recent study, the new Stream Protection Rule puts up to 80,000 direct mining jobs at risk.

July 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Alex X. Mooney spoke on the floor of the United States House of Representatives Wednesday morning to stress the importance of stronger oversight of the Federal Reserve.

July 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, Representatives Alex X. Mooney, David McKinley, and Evan Jenkins condemned the new Office of Surface Mining stream buffer zone rule. According to a 2012 study, a new Stream Buffer Zone rule could kill between 55,150 and 79,870 coal related mining jobs across the U.S.

July 15, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Representative Alex X. Mooney (WV-2) issued a statement after the Center for Medical Progress released an abhorrent video of a top Planned Parenthood official’s admission to the illegal practice of harvesting and trafficking fetal organs after abortions. Dr. Deborah Nucatola of Planned Parenthood is heard saying a number of disturbing things in the video such as: “We’ve been very good at getting heart, lung, liver, because we know that, so I’m not gonna crush that part, I’m gonna basically crush below, I’m gonna crush above, and I’m gonna see if I can get it all intact.”
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July 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-2) issued the following statement today after the release of the Iran nuclear deal.

“I am deeply concerned about the deal that the Obama administration has struck with Iran. Iran is the largest state sponsor of terrorism.  I am concerned about this deal for the following reasons:

July 8, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Alex Mooney spoke on the floor of the United States House of Representatives to condemn the recent trip of top Obama administration officials, Interior Secretary, Sally Jewell and Office of Surface Mining Director, Joseph Pizarchik, to West Virginia.

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