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May 7, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $5,750,278 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for the state of West Virginia from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This is the second tranche of CDBG CARES Act funding to target public health, coronavirus, and housing and economic disruption needs.
May 5, 2020 Press Release
MARTINSBURG – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) hosted a Telephone Town Hall with constituents from throughout the Second Congressional District of West Virginia to provide an update on the coronavirus response. Congressman Mooney was joined by representatives from the West Virginia Senate, West Virginia University (WVU), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the West Virginia Small Business Administration (SBA).
May 4, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced that the United Way of Central West Virginia has received $751,225 in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency responsible for AmeriCorps and other national service programs.
May 4, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced $568,806 in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Admin Fee Regular and Mainstream Voucher Program for West Virginia’s Second Congressional District.
April 30, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $2,776,542 grant award to the Eastern Panhandle Transit Authority (EPTA) in West Virginia. Funds are allotted from the Department of Transportation (DOT)’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help maintain service for coronavirus recovery and response.
April 30, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $151,198 grant from the Department of Transportation (DOT)’s Federal Aviation Administration for the Buckhannon-Upshur Airport Authority’s Upshur County Regional Airport.
April 29, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced $28,864,721 in grant awards to the West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) and a $7,778,442 grant award to Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority (KVRTA) in Kanawha County, West Virginia. Funds are allotted from the Department of Transportation (DOT)’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help maintain service for coronavirus recovery and response. A portion of the WVDOT Rural Area Formula funds will also be used to support Intercity Bus Operators.
April 29, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced $1,160,849 in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Supplemental Public Housing Operating Funds for West Virginia’s Second Congressional District.
April 28, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced $4,840,956 in grants from the Department of Transportation (DOT)’s Federal Aviation Administration. These economic relief grants are being funded as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act and will go to West Virginia’s Yeager Airport and Eastern WV Regional Airport.
April 27, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today Representative Alex X. Mooney (WV-02), along with Representative Matt Gaetz (FL-01), Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) and a bicameral coalition of over 50 other lawmakers sent a letter to House and Senate leadership requesting that no COVID-19 relief funds be given to China’s state-run bio-agent laboratory, the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV).

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