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Congressman McKinley is on a two-week recess

But I can't seem to find a list of his scheduled town hall meetings

I'm sure I'm just looking in the wrong places but I've seen nothing about a McKinley town hall meeting -- not even on his website.

For starters, I know a number of McKinley's constituents are concerned about the what will happen to Obamacare and what its replacement will look like. Additionally, as one of many, many . . .

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April 10, 2017

Rep. McKinley: "The nightmare of the War on Coal is now officially over."

It is? Who won?

Yesterday's West Virginia Record headlined McKinley's words praising President Trump's signing of an executive order rolling back the regulating of carbon emissions. The article also highlights yet another stream of promises from the president:

We're going to have clean coal, really clean coal. With today's . . .

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April 04, 2017

What does it cost to buy the vote of a Republican West Virginia senator or congressman?

On Tuesday, Republicans in the House of Representatives passed and sent to the president a bill which further weakened your online privacy. From Gizmodo:

The House of Representatives voted today to repeal rules preventing internet service providers from selling their customers’ web browsing and app usage data without explicit . . .

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March 30, 2017

Town halls and our congressional representatives

Joe Manchin

Senator Joe apparently loves them

According to the WV Metro News, the senator attended two town halls on Thursday:

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., addressed two packed town halls Thursday, with topics ranging from the future of health care to marijuana. . . .

The first town hall was Thursday . . .

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March 19, 2017

Town hall update

Manchin to do four this week, Capito and McKinley none

The AP is reporting that Senator Manchin will take part in four town hall meetings this week in Martinsburg, South Charleston, Huntington and Morgantown.

Representative McKinley and Senator Capito continue to avoid them. Capito has been making noises that she may not support the current Republican health care proposal but I don't . . .

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March 14, 2017

Are any of West Virginia's elected representatives going to hold a town hall meeting about health care?

(with February 27 update)

West Virginia town halls

Early this afternoon the Associated Press reported on attempts to get West Virginia's congressional delegation to attend a town hall meeting about the future of health care:

Demonstrators at the Capitol in Charleston are calling on the state's congressional delegation to hear their . . .

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February 26, 2017

Trump signing ends the Stream Protection Rule

Does this action really protect jobs?

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On Thursday, President Donald Trump killed a rule, the Stream Protection Rule, designed to protect America's waterways from the excesses of coal mining. In signing the legislation, the president said this action

will eliminate another terrible job-killing rule, saving many thousands of American jobs, especially in . . .

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February 18, 2017

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