Capito and Manchin Announce $4 Million for Right to Health Expansion in West Virginia
WASHINGTON DC — U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.) and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $4,000,000 to help with expansion efforts of West Virginia Health Right. This funding was made available through the United States Health and Human Services (HHS) and is a congressional-led spending request made by Senators Capito and Manchin.
“Since coming to Congress, I have been a proud supporter of West Virginia Health Right and have fought for the resources they need to operate effectively and efficiently as they serve the people of West Virginia. With their patient population having doubled in the past seven years, it’s critical they have the space to expand their physical footprint and accommodate this tremendous growth. With this funding, the clinic will be able to expand to a new three-story building adjacent to the current facility and renovate the existing clinic to better meet the needs of the Charleston community,” Senator Capito said. “I was honored to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony as they opened operations at their west side clinicand I look forward to the impact this expansion project will have in West Virginia when completed.”
“West Virginia Health Right provides essential care to the people of West Virginia, regardless of their insurance or ability to pay. i am proudly got this funding to expand Health Right’s offerings and build a new facility that will help upgrade existing clinical space, renovate a new three-story medical building, and provide new equipment and furnishings,” said Senator Manchin. “As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will continue to advocate for resources, including appropriations, to support our healthcare organizations as they care for West Virginians across Mountain State. .”
In total, Senator Capito got $241,135,000 and Senator Manchin obtained more than 166 million dollars in direct spending measures for initiatives and projects throughout West Virginia through the Omnibus package of appropriations for the financial year 2022.
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