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Rahall Calls for Action to Prevent Cuts to National Guard Budget

Dec 7, 2012 Press Release

As lawmakers in the House and Senate negotiate the defense budget for the remainder of the current fiscal year, U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) late Thursday urged Members of the House and Senate Armed Service Committees to protect the West Virginia Air National Guard from cuts to its force structure and manpower as proposed in the U.S. Air Force budget submission earlier this year.

Rahall Presses FEMA to Expedite West Virginia Disaster Assistance

Dec 4, 2012 Press Release

With thousands of West Virginia residents still waiting to hear if they will be eligible for individual disaster assistance following Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Rep. Nick J. Rahall, top Democrat on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today pressed the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to ensure that West Virginians affected by the Storm receive the full range of Federal assistance.


Dec 2, 2012 Press Release

Senators Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin, along with Congressman Nick Rahall, today announced more than $916,000 in federal funding for three medical centers in West Virginia to continue operations and improve preventive care. The three facilities receiving funding are Camden-On-Gauley Medical Center, Rainelle Medical Center, and St. George Medical Clinic.

Rahall Announces Fire Safety Projects Funding Opportunities

Nov 29, 2012 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) Thursday announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be accepting applications for grant opportunities to support activities and projects that enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire and fire-related hazards.