Congressman David McKinley

10:40 am
Fri October 31, 2014

McKinley Talks Policy Over Politics, Are the Races Over? Manchin Says Not All

Congressman David McKinley's race for re-election has seen little noise from his Democratic challenger state Auditor Glen Gainer. In an earlier episode of Viewpoint, Gainer called his campaign a truly "grassroots effort," but McKinley doesn't seem threatened by the challenge.

In his interview, instead of politics, McKinley focuses on the policies he's backed in Washington and the work he intends to take on during his next term. He wants to convince Washington to support rural jobs and access to healthcare.

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10:34 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Forum: 'The State of Rural Healthcare'

Congressman David McKinley hosted the forum at the Erickson Alumni Center on WVU's Evansdale Campus.
Credit Ashton Marra / West Virginia Public Broadcasting

West Virginia faces a multitude of challenges when it comes to providing healthcare to its citizens. Because of its rural nature, many citizens face a lack of access to healthcare facilities, healthful foods and places to exercise.

But a recent forum at West Virginia University uncovered problems even more complex, problems with recruitment, public education and cooperation between healthcare providers.

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