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October 1, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $4,900,000 loan and a $3,851,000 grant for Upshur County’s Adrian Public Service District. This funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development’s Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grants program will extend waterlines to reach new customers in rural communities.
September 29, 2020 Press Release
RIPLEY – Today Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $1,050,000 grant from the Section 571 Central West Virginia Environmental Infrastructure Program for infrastructure improvements for the existing sewer service. This is a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) executed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the City of Ripley Sanitary Sewer System Improvements Phase II Project.
September 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $24,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program for Putnam County. This grant program will provide Putnam County with funding to prevent and control crime.
September 14, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Alex X. Mooney (WV-02) announced a $146,230 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice grant for Upshur Country through the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services’ School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP). This is a collaborative effort between Upshur County Schools, Upshur County Commission and the Upshur County Sheriff’s office.
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.

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In The News

November 24, 2020 In The News
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Congressman Alex Mooney, U.S. Representative for West Virginias 2nd Congressional District, issued a statement on Tuesday, saying he supports President Trump as he conducts a ‘fair and legal investigation of the Presidential Election.’
November 18, 2020 In The News
With the U.S. House’s unanimous approval of the Improving Safety and Security for Veterans Act of 2019, veterans and their families are one step closer to having better accountability in the VA health-care system.
November 17, 2020 In The News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WVVA) - Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed The Improving Safety and Security for Veterans Act of 2019.
November 12, 2020 In The News
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Voter turnout in last week's general election in Berkeley County was the highest in at least 50 years, the county's Chief Deputy of Elections and Voter Registration told the Berkeley County Council on Thursday.
November 9, 2020 In The News
U.S. Reps. Alex Mooney and Carol Miller, Republicans who notched decisive electoral victories of their own Tuesday night, supported Trump as the counting of mail-in ballots in several swing states gradually revealed an edge for Biden that appeared as of 6:50 p.m. Friday to be increasingly insurmountable for the incumbent, with Decision Desk HQ becoming the first outlet to call the race for Biden Friday morning.
November 7, 2020 In The News
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Eastern Panhandle has arguably gained even more influence at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va., with the election of Riley Moore as West Virginia’s next treasurer and wins by Republicans statewide.
November 6, 2020 In The News
CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice says he is humbled by state residents’ strong support in the general election, but sees it as a clear mandate to keep pushing his economic development efforts forward.
October 8, 2020 In The News
Missouri couple, Mark and Patricia McCloskey, are currently plagued by a fierce legal and political battle. In June, they defended their home in St. Louis against rioters. The violent mob trespassed on their private property and screamed at them with threats of murder and assault. This prompted the McCloskeys to defend themselves and their property by brandishing their firearms. Under Missouri law and the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, self-defense is their right.
August 31, 2020 In The News
On July 20, Gov. Jim Justice rejected calls to use some of the state’s $1.25 billion in federal COVID-19 relief dollars to help schools reopen safely and provide internet and computer access to families who may want their children to return to school remotely.
August 29, 2020 In The News
PARKERSBURG — The Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council is prepping a multimillion-dollar revolving loan fund to assist small businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. The council, a governmental planning and development agency, is receiving $3.2 million from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (C.A.R.E.S.) Act, according to announcements this week from U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va.

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