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By ASHLEY HARTMAN | July 28, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito was the special guest Saturday afternoon as the Berkeley County Republican Party held its annual Ronald Reagan Day Picnic. "Boy, we got our hands full in Washington, D.C., right now ... and we're standing as firm as we can without the numbers," said Capito, R-W.Va. "Nothing is more important than keeping people rolling on an off year. " Capito spoke about key political issues, including the war in Iraq, illegal immigration, lowering taxes and national security.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | July 28, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito on Friday announced $850,000 in federal spending has been earmarked for projects in the Eastern Panhandle, including $500,000 for the City of Martinsburg's Raleigh Street road construction project. The Republican lawmaker's announcement comes one week after U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., said he allocated $10 million for the W.Va. 9 widening project and increased West Virginia's federal allocation for highway construction by $26 million to $356.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | July 27, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito on Friday announced $850,000 in federal spending has been earmarked for projects in the Eastern Panhandle, including $500,000 for the City of Martinsburg's Raleigh Street road construction project. The Republican lawmaker's announcement comes one week after U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., said he allocated $10 million for the W.Va. 9 widening project and increased West Virginia's federal allocation for highway construction by $26 million to $356.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | July 27, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito on Friday announced $850,000 in federal spending has been earmarked for projects in the Eastern Panhandle, including $500,000 for the City of Martinsburg's Raleigh Street road construction project. The Republican lawmaker's announcement comes one week after U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., said he allocated $10 million for the W.Va. 9 widening project and increased West Virginia's federal allocation for highway construction by $26 million to $356.
NEWS
July 6, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., announced Thursday that Chris Strovel has been hired as her Eastern Panhandle field representative in West Virginia's 2nd Congressional District, according to a press release from Capito's office. Strovel will work out of Capito's Martinsburg office and act as the lead liaison between the congresswoman and constituents and local governments in Berkeley, Jefferson, Morgan, Hampshire, Hardy and Pendleton counties. Strovel is a 1993 graduate of Shepherd University.
NEWS
June 21, 2007
The $92.5 million list of "earmark" requests by U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia includes the following projects in the Eastern Panhandle. The projects are grouped by the federal appropriations bill in which they would be included. Capito's office released the list Wednesday, one day after U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett of Maryland released his list. The Herald-Mail requested both lists Tuesday. Agriculture · $500,000 for building a new Morgan County Courthouse, after the old one was destroyed in a fire last year Commerce, Justice, Science · $600,000 for Jefferson County law enforcement communications · $100,000 for security and equipment at the new Morgan County Courthouse Defense · $7 million for STS Technologies to carry out a "counterinsurgency biometrics tactical census" in Morgan County Labor, Health and Human Services, Education · $100,000 for automotive technology and computer technology programs at James Rumsey Technical Institute in Berkeley County · $344,000 for technology improvements in electronic medical records at City Hospital in Berkeley County · $50,000 for computers and software at Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library Transportation, Housing and Urban Development · $1 million for building a new Morgan County Courthouse · $4 million for extending Raleigh Street in Martinsburg To see Capito's...
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by ANDREW SCHOTZ | June 21, 2007
TRI-STATE - Of the $92.5 million in pet-project funding that U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia is seeking, about 15 percent is for the Eastern Panhandle. Capito's office released her list of fiscal year 2008 funding requests, or "earmarks," Wednesday, one day after the office of U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett of Maryland released his. The third House member representing the Tri-State region - U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster of Pennsylvania - won't make his requests public before an appropriations committee approves them, said his press secretary, Jeff Urbanchuk.
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by ANDREW SCHOTZ | June 20, 2007
TRI-STATE - U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., on Tuesday released his list of fiscal year 2008 pet-project requests - $322.51 million worth - after The Herald-Mail asked for it. "Earmarks," as Congress members' budget requests are known, have been debate fodder lately, particularly if they should be made public before they are approved. In a survey posted online Tuesday, CNN asked the offices of all 435 House members for a list of earmarks proposed for fiscal year 2008, which begins Oct. 1. Thirty-one offices provided lists, 68 declined and the rest didn't respond either at all or after saying they would, CNN reported.
NEWS
by MATTHEW UMSTEAD | May 9, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.VA. - U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., is expected to formally announce her candidacy for a fifth consecutive term in Congress later this year or in early 2008, the 2nd District congresswoman's spokesman said Tuesday. "Whether it has been working to increase economic opportunity and transportation funding or promoting affordable housing, Congresswoman Capito has enjoyed the six years she has spent in the House and the ability it has given her to work on issues important to families in the Eastern Panhandle," Capito spokesman Jordan Stoick said in an e-mail.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | April 21, 2007
Two appointed to Planning and Development Council MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Del. Jonathan Miller, R-Berkeley, and John Reisenweber, former Martinsburg representative for U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, have been appointed to the Eastern Panhandle Regional Planning and Development Council by the Berkeley County Commission. Reisenweber resigned from his post with Capito earlier this month to accept an executive banking opportunity with Centra Bank in Martinsburg. Reisenweber replaces Daryl Bryarly.
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