Tag archive for ‘Joe Manchin’
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Repeal of ACA would cripple opioid epidemic fight

Commentary U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and prominent organizations and healthcare service providers in West Virginia, announce research by Harvard and New York University that shows repealing the Affordable More...

By Sara Mansheim On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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Via Air cancels multiple flights in and out of Greenbrier Valley

Via Air travelers to and from the Greenbrier Valley had a rude awakening this week when it was announced that their flights had been cancelled. On Tuesday, Via Air began cancelling flights in and out of the Greenbrier More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, December 26th, 2016
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Manchin announces $87 million in WV flood assistance

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) ha announced $87,280,000 of funding for West Virginia flood relief efforts as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Tomblin urges passage of federal miners protection act

On Monday, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin this week issued the following statement urging congressional passage of the Miners Protection Act, legislation supported by U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito that More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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FEMA focus shifts to long-term recovery, schools

Four months after President Obama’s disaster declaration on June 25, the emphasis has shifted in the 12 designated West Virginia counties. With the immediate needs of flood relief and assistance addressed following More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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FHLBank Pittsburgh provides $1M for West Virginia flood relief

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) has announced the recipients of grants for owner-occupied rehabilitation assistance through a program specially targeted to households affected by flooding last More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 13th, 2016
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Greenbrier students nominated to service academy

Two Greenbrier County students are among those nominated to the U.S service academies. Sarah D. Leslie and Erin E. Leslie, of USAFA Prep, are nominated to the Air Force Academy. U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 6th, 2016
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Donald Trump/email server/ etc.

Dear Editor: “Hillary Clinton is the most corrupt Secretary of State in our history.” “It’s pay to play at the State Department.” “Hillary Clinton has engaged in criminal and illegal activities.” “She’s More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 6th, 2016
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Proposal could help narrow broadband gap

U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) are praising a new proposal from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to update the Universal Service Fund’s (USF) Mobility Fund. This program is More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Charlotte Pritt represents Mountain Party in governor’s race

Weeks after the Primary Election the Mountain Party drafted Charlotte Pritt as their candidate for Governor. The daughter of a retired coal miner, Charlotte worked her way through Marshall University in Huntington More...