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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.
August 28, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $64,000 grant from the United States Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). This grant will support a feasibility study to create the Innovation Super Hub in Kanawha County, a designated Opportunity Zone, to help drive redevelopment and revitalization in coal communities.
August 26, 2020 Press Release
MONTGOMERY – Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) met employees at Mining Motors, a family-owned, client-driven small business in Kanawha County. Mining Motors provides clients with a variety of services, including electric motor services, specialty repair services, cable reel services and specialty products. Congressman Mooney, with Mining Motors employees, discussed the impact of COVID-19 on their business and the state of the coal industry under President Donald J. Trump.
August 26, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced $1,458,664 in grants for health centers in West Virginia’s Second Congressional District from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ ‘Health Center Cluster’ grant program.
August 25, 2020 Press Release
RAVENSWOOD – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $952,380.95 grant for the Ravenswood Volunteer Fire Department from U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program.
August 25, 2020 Press Release
INSTITUTE – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $552,000.00 grant for the Institute Volunteer Fire Department from U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program.
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.

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