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Oct 31, 2014

To Be a West Virginian

Oct 30, 2014

Rahall Announces Grant Opportunities for Firefighter Funding

Continuing his efforts to support local fire departments, U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) Thursday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will soon be accepting applications to its Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program.

Oct 30, 2014

Rahall Announces New Air Service and Jobs at Raleigh County Airport

At the Raleigh County Memorial Airport on Thursday, U.S. Rep. Nick J. Rahall (D-W.Va.), the top Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced new air service provided by “Via Air” between Beckley and Charlotte. Rahall also announced that Via Air is planning to locate an aviation maintenance facility at the airport, which will create up to 50 jobs.

Oct 29, 2014

Rahall Presented Manufacturing Award in Huntington

Today, at a manufacturing roundtable in Huntington, U.S. Rep. Nick J. Rahall (D-W.Va.) was presented the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Legislative Excellence Award for his support of American manufacturing. Rahall was honored for supporting policies that enable manufacturers in the United States to create jobs, compete globally, and improve living standards for manufacturing workers.

Oct 28, 2014

Rahall Treats Students to Halloween Story

Praising Head Start as “one of America’s key educational tricks to ensuring success later in life,” U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) treated Head Start students at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College to a reading of Inside the House that is Haunted.

Oct 24, 2014

Rahall Announces Funding for West Virginia Reading Programs, Visits Head Start Classroom in Lewisburg

U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) Friday highlighted National Head Start Awareness Month by reading to students at Lewisburg Elementary School and announcing the opening of a new round of federal grant applications to promote local reading programs across the country.

Oct 22, 2014

Rahall Announces Funding for W.Va. Volunteer Service Program

U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) Wednesday announced that the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is accepting grant applications from West Virginia organizations interested in recruiting national service volunteers to help address local needs.

Oct 22, 2014

Rahall Announces Federal Funding for W.Va. Public Broadcasting

U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) Wednesday announced the West Virginia Educational Broadcasting Authority has been awarded a $750,000 Public Television Grant to make broadband and other advanced communications infrastructure improvements in southern West Virginia. Congress reauthorized the public television grant program in the 2014 Farm Bill, which Rahall strongly supported and worked to successfully pass earlier this year.