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On Thursday Congressman David McKinley paid a visit to Harrison County. The congressman's final stop of the day was in downtown Clarksburg where he held a roundtable discussion with local business officials. The meeting was designed to hear their concerns locally, statewide and nationally.
WHEELING – Rep. David McKinley said he is confident Congress can come to terms on a national energy policy, but President Barack Obama must be willing to compromise and sign it into law. McKinley, R-W.Va., is among 24 House Republicans and 16 Democrats named by Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to a conference committee that will seek to work out differences with Senate members to pass the nation's first comprehensive energy bill since 2007. They will be joined at the table by seven senators, among them four Republicans and three Democrats.
FAIRMONT – West Virginia Congressman David McKinley continues making rounds to visit the counties of his district. On Wednesday, McKinley held a roundtable discussion with the Marion County Commission, the county's attorney Chuck Shields and administrator Kris Cinalli. "This is a process we are going through, and we have been doing this now for around six years," McKinley said. "When we are not in session in Washington, I spend time back in the district traveling from one county to another, and we will do about 250 to 300 meetings like this in a year's time."
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) announced that West Virginia University (WVU) will receive a grant in the amount of $413,836 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, a division of the National Institute of Health (NIH). This grant will support research done by WVU's Department of Chemistry.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-1) announced that the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Company in Grant County will receive a grant for $68,492 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. The grant will be used to improve operations and safety.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) issued the following statement after the House passed the 2017 Interior and Environmental Appropriations bill. This legislation cuts back on many of the EPA's punishing rules and regulations that hurt our economy while protecting America's natural resources.