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Gorsuch is the right choice for U.S. Supreme Court

Shelley Moore Capito Mar. 20, 2017, 12:43pm

WASHINGTON – Few individuals over the last century have impacted the American legal discourse as profoundly as the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

Capito: U.S. energy policy needs to be updated

Shelley Moore Capito Sep. 13, 2016, 9:40am

WASHINGTON – When United States Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz visited West Virginia on Monday, he got a first-hand look at our state’s role in America’s energy revolution.

Congress achieves historic reform of broken environmental law

Shelley Moore Capito Jun. 28, 2016, 11:10am

WASHINGTON – Regulatory reform has been a widely discussed solution in Washington to cut bureaucratic red tape and boost our economy. After years of hard work and negotiations, the passage of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act marks the first time in more than a quarter of a century that Congress has sent reform of a major environmental law to the president's desk.

Build the state's economy from the ground up

Shelley Moore Capito Nov. 10, 2015, 9:30am

WASHINGTON – West Virginia’s economy is facing difficult times.

Capito: U.S. Senate has a challenging fall ahead

Shelley Moore Capito Sep. 15, 2015, 9:10am

WASHINGTON – The Senate is back in session after the August work period.

Making a map for better cyber access

Shelley Moore Capito Jun. 9, 2015, 2:15pm

WASHINGTON – Kelly Surveying, a small business with offices throughout West Virginia, has been providing engineering, surveying and inspection services throughout West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania for 20 years.

EPA's Clean Power Plan needs work

Shelley Moore Capito May 13, 2015, 9:19am

WASHINGTON – With America’s economy still in the midst of challenging economic times, the last thing job creators need is more burdensome Environmental Protection Agency regulations to stifle growth and opportunity.

An update from the U.S. Senate

Shelley Moore Capito Apr. 21, 2015, 9:16am

WASHINGTON – Last week, we surpassed the 100-day mark in the new Senate.

Making Washington work for W.Va.

Shelley Moore Capito Mar. 10, 2015, 2:23pm

Editor's Note: This column is an excerpt from Capito's maiden speech as a United States Senator. It was delivered March 10. 

Infrastructure still needed for energy job growth

Shelley Moore Capito Mar. 4, 2015, 8:37am

WASHINGTON – President Obama’s veto of the bipartisan Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act this week is extremely disappointing.