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

By Shelley Moore Capito | Mar 20, 2017

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

By Shelley Moore Capito | Sep 13, 2016

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

By Shelley Moore Capito | Jun 28, 2016

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

By Shelley Moore Capito | Nov 10, 2015

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

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

By Shelley Moore Capito | Sep 15, 2015

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

Making a map for better cyber access

By Shelley Moore Capito | Jun 9, 2015

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

By Shelley Moore Capito | May 13, 2015

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

By Shelley Moore Capito | Apr 21, 2015

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

Making Washington work for W.Va.

By Shelley Moore Capito | Mar 10, 2015

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

By Shelley Moore Capito | Mar 4, 2015

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

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