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.
Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) voted today to protect West Virginia families from the increased costs of President Obama’s destructive regulations on coal. H.R. 2042, The Ratepayer Protection Act, would delay the implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulations on coal-fired power plants and allow states to opt-out of the rule if it threatens reliability and increases prices
U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped secure additional funding for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas and Drug-Free Communities programs, protecting them from cuts proposed by President Obama.
Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) voted against giving President Obama more power to negotiate free trade deals with foreign countries. H.R. 1314, the Trade Act of 2015, would give President Obama authority to write comprehensive trade deals without any amendments by Congress and with limited debate.
West Virginia’s economy has already been significantly damaged by the EPA’s overreaching regulations and the looming release of the power plant rule. U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on the “State of West Virginia v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency” case
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia’s ruling regarding the States’ challenge to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s looming rule concerning existing coal-fired power plants
Joseph P. Flynn Jr., SVP and manager of community development for WesBanco Bank Inc., received the 2015 Council’s Award from FHLBank Pittsburgh for excellence in community investment. Flynn received the award at one of FHLBank’s regional member golf outings. John Bendel, FHLBank director of community investment, spoke at the event about Flynn’s community achievements before presenting Flynn with the award
U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today on the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers’ announcement of the final Waters of the United States rule
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) unveiled her three-point Capito Connect Plan for bringing affordable, high-speed internet access to every home, business and classroom in West Virginia.
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement regarding a new analysis on the impacts of the “Clean Power Plan” from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) out today: