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May 15, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON — Today Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) issued the following statement on H.R. 6800: “House Democrats’ $3 trillion spending bill is a left-wing wish list passed under the guise of coronavirus relief legislation. From federal government mandates hijacking our state-run election system to anti-work provisions that destroy jobs, Speaker Pelosi is clearly more concerned about appeasing her liberal base rather than assisting everyday Americans.
May 8, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced $69,300 in grants from the USDA Rural Development to service a fire truck at Clay County’s Big Otter Volunteer Fire Department. This investment will be used to purchase a cab and chassis for Big Otter Volunteer Fire Department's existing 1993 model fire truck.
May 8, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $20,000 grant for Jackson County 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.
May 7, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $4,410,710 U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) grant for the West Virginia Division of Administrative Services. Pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) will provide aid to states and local governments to prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus.
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.

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