Latest Joe Manchin News

Senate passes stopgap bill to avert shutdown, aid Ukraine

Sep. 29, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a short-term spending bill on Thursday that would avert a partial government shutdown when the current fiscal year ends at midnight Friday and provide another infusion of military and economic aid to Ukraine as it seeks to repel Russia's brutal invasion. ...

WVa programs receiving $7.9M in federal funding awards

Sep. 29, 2022 04:05 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $7.9 million for seven West Virginia programs to address homelessness, health care services and medical research. The awards include $5.8 million to West Virginia Department of Health and Human...

Biogen, Thor rise; Apple, Equitrans Midstream fall

Sep. 28, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: Apple Inc., down $1.92 to $149.84. The technology giant is reportedly backing off a planned production increase of new iPhones because of weaker-than-expected demand. ...

Biden on ending hunger in US: 'I know we can do this'

Sep. 28, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Wednesday his administration's goal of ending hunger in the U.S. by the end of the decade was ambitious but doable, if only the nation would work together toward achieving it. “I know we can do this," Biden told an auditorium full of...

McConnell backs post-Jan. 6 revisions to elections law

Sep. 28, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he will “proudly support” legislation to overhaul rules for certifying presidential elections, bolstering a bipartisan effort to revise a 19th century law and avoid another Jan. 6 insurrection. The...

Manchin ends pipeline push, easing path for spending bill

Sep. 27, 2022 21:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin has abandoned, for now, his push to speed up the permitting process for energy projects, easing the Senate’s path toward passing a stopgap spending bill that would keep the federal government running when the fiscal year ends at midnight Friday. ...

AP source: Funding bill includes more than $12B on Ukraine

Sep. 26, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than $12 billion in Ukraine-related aid will be included as part of stopgap spending bill that would fund the federal government into mid-December, a person familiar with the legislation said Monday. The funding package, which Congress is set to consider this...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 23, 2022 19:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — National security adviser Jake Sullivan; Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sullivan; Reps. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., and Nancy Mace, R-S.C. __ CBS’ “Face the...

West Virginia circuit judge retiring after 13 years on bench

Sep. 23, 2022 04:02 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia circuit judge is retiring at the end of the year. Judge Phillip D. Gaujot will retire from the 17th Judicial Circuit, which covers Monongalia County, on Dec. 31, the Supreme Court said. Then-Gov. Joe Manchin appointed Gaujot...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Sep. 22, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

Charleston Gazette-Mail. September 18, 2022. ' Editorial: Thank God for Mississippi “Thank God for Mississippi” is a phrase, heavy with sarcasm, that is commonly recognized among West Virginians. It’s mostly used when any kind of nationwide...