Still no town halls scheduled (With evening update)
Congress is off for a couple of weeks and a number of its members (mostly Democrats) have scheduled town hall meetings with their constituents. (Senator Manchin is holding one as I write this in Parkersburg.)
I again checked to see if Representative McKinley had scheduled a meeting with the voters of WV's First Congressional . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .