Tag archive for ‘Senator Joe Manchin’
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 25th, 2016

WV Rivers Coalition praises Senate permanent reauthorization of Land and Water Conservation Fund

With the approval of the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015, the Senate voted to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund, or LWCF, which uses royalties from off-shore oil and gas leases More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 28th, 2016

Manchin endorses Justice for Governor

On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin endorsed Jim Justice for governor. The Senator stressed Jim’s record of putting people back to work and his vision for the future of West Virginia. Jim Justice leads in all More...

The Dueling Fiddlers
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, December 28th, 2015

Lewisburg band to play halftime show for NFL team Arizona Cardinals

Lewisburg band to play halftime show for NFL team Arizona Cardinals The Dueling Fiddlers, a Lewisburg band, will play the halftime show of the Arizona Cardinals’ Dec. 27 game against the Green Bay Packers. The More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 4th, 2015

Manchin secures temporary VA Clinic in Greenbrier County

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced Tuesday that a temporary VA health clinic will open in Greenbrier County by the end of this month, according to an email notification from the Beckley VA Medical Center. More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 29th, 2015

Manchin urges funding for substance abuse prevention and treatment services

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) recently sent a bipartisan letter to Senate appropriators to request that any final appropriations package include necessary resources for critical substance abuse prevention and More...

Garnett Haynes
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 19th, 2015

Local Democrat receives statewide recognition

Governor Earl Ray Tomblin joined with Democratic leaders from throughout West Virginia in honoring Garnett Haynes as one of West Virginia’s Outstanding Democrats of the Year. This Outstanding Democrat was selected More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, September 20th, 2015

Medical organizations receive funding

Two area medical organizations have received funding – Monroe County Health Department received $137,470 and Rainelle Medical Center received $253,404. U.S. Senator Joe Manchin announced Wednesday that nearly More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 11th, 2015

Manchin announces he will vote against Iran deal

By Sarah Mansheim U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, an early proponent of the Iran nuclear deal, announced Tuesday that he would be voting against the agreement. The senator issued the following statement announcing his More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 11th, 2015

Lewisburg bike shop hosts KEEN Footwear on WV Tour for Birthplace of Rivers National Monument

Mayor welcomes KEEN visit underscorin KEEN Footwear brings its Live Monumental campaign to Lewisburg this month to support creating the Birthplace of Rivers National Monument in the Monongahela National Forest. More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 4th, 2015

Manchin encourages WV students to apply for U.S. Senate Youth Program and scholarship

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) is encouraging West Virginia high school juniors and seniors interested in government and public service to apply for the 54th Annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP). Two More...