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Manchin, Capito Announce Funding to End Veteran Homelessness in West Virginia

U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today announced funding through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program to provide crucial housing services to homeless veterans and their families in West Virginia. The program will help organizations permanently house homeless veterans quickly, engage in outreach to find and serve veterans in need, provide veterans with case management and assist veterans in obtaining VA and other public benefits

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey Files Complaint Against Morgantown Rental Company Copper Beech

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today announced his Office has filed a complaint against a company that owns and manages residential rental properties in Morgantown, alleging the company charged tenants excessive fees in violation of the state’s consumer protection laws

McKinley Statement on EPA’s Power Plant Regulation

“Today, President Obama and the unelected bureaucrats at the EPA are acting without any input from Congress to ‘fundamentally transform’ our country. The so-called Clean Power Plan will increase energy costs on the people who can least afford it, kill jobs, raise prices for all goods, and make our electric grid less reliable.

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey Denounces EPA’s Illegal, Over-Reaching Clean Power Plan

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey joined with other state Attorneys General Monday afternoon to denounce the Obama administration’s finalized “Clean Power Plan.”

REP. JENKINS: EPA ADVANCES ANTI-COAL RULE

U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s final rule on coal-fired power plants and greenhouse gases

Manchin Secures Significant Coal Amendments to Broad Energy Bill

As a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today applauded the Committee’s passage of the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015, a comprehensive, bipartisan bill that addresses our nation’s energy opportunities and challenges. Included in the bill are three of Senator Manchin’s amendments that comprise the entirety of the bill’s coal title and focus on promoting an all-of-the-above energy policy, keeping coal competitive with other low-carbon energy sources and speeding up efforts to develop carbon emission-reducing technologies

Manchin Votes to Fund Transportation and Highway Projects

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today voted in support of two bills that will ensure funding for transportation and highway projects across West Virginia. Senator Manchin voted to pass the House’s 3-month extension in order to avoid the July 31st funding lapse. He also voted to pass the Developing Roadway Infrastructure for a Vibrant Economy (DRIVE) Act of 2015, which is the Senate’s long-term, 6-year transportation bill that the House may take up after the August recess

REP. JENKINS HELPS SECURE RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING

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EPA brownfields grants support jobs, property assessments in Huntington and 4 southern W. Va....

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced $592,300 in brownfields grants that will provide job training and environmental property assessments in Huntington and southern West Virginia

REP. JENKINS: COURTS SHOULD REVIEW COAL POWER PLANT RULE

Continuing his push to block the Obama administration’s proposed coal-fired power plant rule, U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) voted yes today on legislation he cosponsored that would allow for the judicial system to review the rule before states would be required to comply.

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Attorney General Morrisey Protects Property Rights in Supreme Court Victory

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey claimed victory in efforts to protect the rights of property owners against the federal government with a unanimous decision from the U.S. Supreme Court.

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HUD AWARDS $500 MILLION TO HELP LOUISIANA, TEXAS & WEST VIRGINIA...

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro today awarded a total of $500 million to help Louisiana, Texas and West Virginia to recover after severe flooding events that occurred earlier this year. Provided through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program, these recovery funds will assist the most impacted communities that experienced the most serious damage to their housing stock.