Capitol Words a project of the Sunlight Foundation

  • and

to west virginia

Occurrences over time

  • Embed Dark
  • Embed Light
  1. '96
  2. '98
  3. '00
  4. '02
  5. '04
  6. '06
  7. '08
  8. '10
  9. '12
  10. '15

Mentioned most often by

Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Providing For Congressional Disapproval Of A Rule Submitted By The Environmental Protection Agency November 17, 2015
Shelley Capito, R-WV
"In West Virginia, 7,000 of those notices have gone out to West Virginia families, West Virginia coal miners, in the year 2015, and more than 2,600 of those were just issued last month alone. Our neighboring State of Kentucky—the State of the majority leader—lost more than 10 percent of its coal jobs during the first quarter of this year."
Drug Abuse Epidemic October 21, 2015
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"Mr. President, before discussing the bill currently before the Senate, I would like to note that President Obama will be heading to West Virginia today with Drug Czar Botticelli to announce additional steps the Federal Government will take to address America’s prescription drug abuse and heroin epidemic."
West Virginia’S Drug Crisis October 21, 2015
Evan Jenkins, R-WV
"Mr. Speaker, President Obama is coming to West Virginia today to talk about our State’s and Nation’s drug crisis. What I hope he will also talk about on his visit to our capital city, Charleston, what I hope he will acknowledge, is our State’s jobs crisis. West Virginia has lost good jobs: jobs in our coal mines, jobs in our schools and small businesses, jobs in our small towns and communities throughout southern West Virginia."
Honoring Brigadier General David T. Buckalew July 31, 2015
Evan Jenkins, R-WV
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the service of Brigadier General David T. Buckalew of the West Virginia National Guard. General Buckalew has served in the West Virginia Air National Guard for more than 40 years, having enlisted in the Guard’s 130th Airlift Wing in Charleston, West Virginia in December 1971. After completing his education at West Virginia State University and the Academy of Military Science, General Buckalew returned to West Virginia in December 1983 to serve as a logistics plans officer for the 130th Airlift Wing."
The Impacts Of Coal July 28, 2015
Evan Jenkins, R-WV
"Coal is vital to the people of West Virginia and to West Virginia‘s economy and to this country. Coal supports many crucial investments in southern West Virginia, in my congressional district."

Popularity by state

Popularity by party