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US government awards $1M to WV for mother, child health care

Oct. 21, 2021 04:03 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded more than $1 million to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources for maternal and child health services in the state. West Virginia's U.S. senators, Democrat Joe...

More than $432K going to Legal Aid of West Virginia

Oct. 19, 2021 04:04 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Legal Services Corp. has awarded more than $400,000 to Legal Aid of West Virginia to help low-income residents who have legal problems. U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia announced the funding, which totals...

White House restoring environmental reviews for big projects

Oct. 06, 2021 15:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the latest reversal of a Trump-era environmental rollback, President Joe Biden is restoring federal regulations guiding environmental reviews of major infrastructure projects such as highways and pipelines. The reviews were scaled back by the Trump administration in a...

Justice Department awards $7.5M for WVa anticrime programs

Oct. 06, 2021 04:08 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has awarded more than $7.5 million for anticrime programs in West Virginia. U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced the funding, which is for programs at the West Virginia Department of Homeland...

Energy funds awarded to 16 WVa businesses, ag producers

Sep. 16, 2021 04:13 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Sixteen small businesses and agriculture producers in rural West Virginia are receiving more than $177,000 from a federal government program that helps install renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency improvements. U.S. Sens. Joe...

Education Department awarded $1.8M for mental health program

Sep. 01, 2021 04:01 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Education's program to increase mental health awareness among youth and train school staff to respond has received a $1.8 million grant from the federal government. The award was announced Tuesday by U.S. Sens....

Federal funding to assist projects at 2 WVa airports

Aug. 27, 2021 04:07 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two West Virginia airport improvement projects will receive funding from the U.S. Transportation Department. The funding for the projects totals $1.9 million, West Virginia U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced Thursday. ...

WVa partnership gets $1M grant to assist rural maternal care

Aug. 23, 2021 04:06 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A partnership dedicated to improving health outcomes for pregnant women and their babies in West Virginia has been awarded a $1 million federal grant. Sen. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced the funding for the West Virginia...

3 WVa health facilities get funding to fight substance abuse

Aug. 19, 2021 04:06 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three health care facilities in West Virginia will receive $1 million apiece to treat and prevent substance use disorders in rural communities. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced the funding Wednesday from the U.S. Health...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Aug. 11, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

Charleston Gazette-Mail. Aug. 9, 2021. Editorial: By the numbers, WV worse off than a year ago As hard as it is to believe, West Virginia is starting the 2021-22 school year in worse shape than last year in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...