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NEWS
March 22, 2009
By Thomas Voting Reports WASHINGTON - Here's how area members of Congress voted on major roll call votes in the week ending March 20. HOUSE Tax on bonuses The House on March 19 passed, 328 for and 93 against, a bill (HR 1586) levying a 90 percent tax on bonuses paid since Jan. 1 to executives of American International Group (AIG) and other firms receiving at least $5 billion in taxpayer bailouts. The tax would be on individuals with compensation above $250,000, including thousands of AIG employees whose recent bonuses totaled at least $165 million.
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NEWS
October 3, 2008
WASHINGTON - Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., released the following statement Friday after voting against the financial bailout bill: "While we've seen some key adjustments around the edges, this is fundamentally the same bill we considered on Monday," said Capito. "We're still talking about $700 billion dollars, and we're still talking about a process that lacks sufficient oversight and taxpayer protections for West Virginia families who pay their bills and play by the rules.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | July 30, 2008
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- During a congressional field hearing on affordable housing Tuesday, Martinsburg Mayor George Karos told U.S. Reps. Shelley Moore Capito and Maxine Waters that the federal government should not make it harder for communities to help themselves address the issue. In prepared remarks, Karos noted that federal funding for community development block grant programs and the region's recently launched affordable housing consortium has continued to decrease. The city receives 25 percent less in such funding than it did four years ago, Karos said.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | February 1, 2008
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Two weeks after filing for re-election, U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito visited Martinsburg on Thursday, where she said she had about $650,000 for her campaign for a fifth term in Congress. "I've got a lot of energy," said Capito, 54, smiling before she spoke to the Martinsburg Rotary Club and answered members' questions at the Holiday Inn. "Those Diet Cokes really keep me going. " The lawmaker is not opposed in the May 13 primary election to be the Republican Party's nominee for the 2nd Congressional District seat.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | January 31, 2008
MARTINSBURG, W.VA. -- Two weeks after filing for re-election, U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito visited Martinsburg on Thursday, where she said she had about $650,000 for her campaign for a fifth term in Congress. "I've got a lot of energy," said Capito, 54, smiling before she spoke to the Martinsburg Rotary Club and answered members' questions at the Holiday Inn. "Those Diet Cokes really keep me going. " The lawmaker is not opposed in the May 13 primary election to be the Republican Party's nominee for the 2nd Congressional District seat.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | August 28, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - With Congress in recess until after Labor Day, U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito met with local elected leaders Monday at her office in Martinsburg and toured Quad/Graphics, one of Berkeley County's largest employers. "Just checkin' in," Capito said of the appointments during lawmakers' summer district work period, which began on Aug. 6. From the Morgan County Courthouse project to the W.Va. 9 expansion, the extension of Martinsburg's Raleigh Street and Inwood's stormwater problems, Capito said she is made well aware of the region's needs.
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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.
NEWS
By Thomas Voting Reports | September 18, 2005
WASHINGTON - Here's how area members of Congress were recorded on major roll call votes in the week ending Sept. 16. HOUSE Congressional Katrina probe Members approved, 224 for and 188 against, Republican plans to assemble a special House committee for investigating the actions of federal, state and local officials in preparing for and responding to Hurricane Katrina. Democrats, opposing the measure (HJ Res 437), said an independent panel similar to the 9/11 Commission should conduct the probe instead.
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by DAVE McMILLION | May 10, 2004
charlestown@herald-mail.com EASTERN PANHANDLE, W.VA. - Come Tuesday, it all will be handed over to the voters. All the talk about the need to pass a $19 million school construction bond in Jefferson County, the push for a parks and recreation levy in Berkeley County and the scores of candidates seeking nomination to a wide slate of local, state and federal offices will be put to rest when voters go to the polls for Tuesday's primary election....
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