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August 22, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) released the following statement on H.R. 8015: “Today I voted against H.R. 8015, which would undermine important postal reforms and harm the long-term solvency of the United States Postal Service (USPS). Speaker Pelosi convened the U.S. House of Representatives today to fuel a false and intentionally misleading theory about the USPS.
August 21, 2020 Press Release
MARTINSBURG – Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02), along with White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Director Jim Carroll (President Trump’s “Drug Czar”), led a roundtable discussion with regional law enforcement and local officials at the Berkeley County Recovery Resource Center in Martinsburg. Congressman Mooney and Director Carroll reported that the Berkeley Day Report Center, a treatment alternative to incarceration for nonviolent offenders whose substance abuse problems have led to legal involvement, will receive almost $125,000 in discretionary funding for this year. This is a part of the White House’s recent announcement of $15.9 million in discretionary funding for its High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Program.
August 4, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced $3,800 in loan and $1,000,000 in grant funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development for the City of Ripley to correct deficiencies at the treatment ponds.
July 9, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania:
June 25, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) today issued the following statement on H.R. 7120: “Today House Democrats passed a purely partisan bill, which would only serve to make Americans less safe. Rather than focusing on investing in improving law enforcement training and equipment, Democrats decided to prioritize personal lawsuits against police officers. This bill would disincentivize anyone from ever wanting to serve as law enforcement.
June 24, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $1,000,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) for the State of West Virginia. This grant funding, through the COPS Anti-Methamphetamine Program (CAMP), will help combat the illegal manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine.
June 24, 2020 Press Release
WINFIELD – Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) met with local law enforcement at the Putnam County Courthouse Campus to discuss COVID-19 response and the $87,989 Department of Justice (DOJ) grant the county received to respond to the coronavirus.
June 17, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $26,851,044.60 grant for the West Virginia School Building Authority. This grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will fund the relocation of Kanawha County Board of Education’s Clendenin Elementary School, which was damaged during the 2016 floods.
June 15, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $12,000,000 Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant from the Department of Transportation (DOT) for the construction of 3.1 miles of grade and drain pavement improvements on Corridor H.
June 12, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $87,989 grant from the Department of Justice (DOJ)’s for Putnam County. The Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) will provide aid to states and local governments to prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus.

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