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Apr 23, 2014

Rahall Statement on Coal Dust Rule

Today, U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-WV) released the following statement on the new coal dust rule issued by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration.

Apr 23, 2014

Rahall Urges West Virginians to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

During the Congressional Forum at the National Rx Drug Abuse Summit today, U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) underscored Drug Take Back Day as an effective means for individuals and families to help fight the epidemic of prescription drug abuse by removing from homes and communities expired, unwanted, or unused medications and controlled substances that are prone to abuse and theft.

Apr 22, 2014

Rahall Announces USDA Funding for Water Infrastructure in Mingo and Wayne Counties

U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) Tuesday announced the award of more than $1.4 million in federal grant monies from the USDA Rural Development for water and wastewater infrastructure projects in Mingo County and Wayne County.

Apr 22, 2014

Rahall Urges Federal Officials for More Resources to Fight Rx Drug Abuse West Virginia

At his roundtable discussion held today for West Virginia stakeholders at the National Rx Abuse Summit, U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) underscored the importance of federal resources for local and regional efforts to address the public health and safety challenges of prescription drug abuse and trafficking in the state.

Apr 21, 2014

Rahall to Convene Roundtable Discussion with Federal Officials on W.Va.’s Rx Drug Abuse Epidemic

U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) Monday announced that he will convene a roundtable discussion with Federal officials and West Virginia stakeholders on Tuesday, April 22nd, in conjunction with the 2014 National Rx Drug Abuse Summit in Atlanta to discuss local and regional efforts to address the public health and safety challenges of prescription drug abuse and trafficking in the state.

Apr 11, 2014

MANCHIN, ROCKEFELLER, RAHALL ANNOUNCE NEARLY $1.4M IN FUNDING FOR HOUSING PROGRAMS ACROSS STATE

U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller, along with Representative Nick Rahall (all D-W.Va.), today announced that housing facilities across West Virginia will receive a total of $1,391,551 under the Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance (CoC) program. This program is designed to promote communitywide commitment with the goal of ending homelessness.

Apr 9, 2014

Rahall Rips Untenable Republican Budget

U.S. Representative Nick J. Rahall (D-W.Va.) said today he will cast a resounding “no” vote against the Republican budget on the House Floor, noting that the proposal would cut Medicare and decimate Federal investments in highway construction, public health and safety, scientific and health research, and economic and community development programs in West Virginia.

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