Issues

  • Caring for our Servicemembers and Veterans

    Caring for our Servicemembers and Veterans

    As the daughter of a decorated World War II veteran, Senator Capito values the sacrifices made by those who have honorably served our nation...Continue Reading

  • Energy and Environment

    Energy and Environment

    West Virginia’s natural resources power our nation’s homes, schools, small businesses and hospitals. By effectively making use of our natural resources in West Virginia and across our nation, we can create and secure jobs, enhance our national security and make America less reliant on foreign energy sources. Senator Capito believes in an all-of-the-above energy policy focused on reliably meeting consumer demand and maximizing our resources here at home...Continue Reading

  • Transportation and Infrastructure

    Transportation and Infrastructure

    Located in the heart of Appalachia, West Virginia is a transportation hub of the Mid-Atlantic. West Virginians rely heavily on roads, bridges and highways to fuel our economy, to access hard-to-reach areas in our state, to get to and from work and school, and to transport necessary goods and services. West Virginia shares its roadways with travelers from across the nation and is eligible for federal financial assistance for highway construction and maintenance through the taxes paid by West Virginia citizens...Continue Reading

  • Health Care

    Health Care

    Senator Capito believes every West Virginian and American deserves access to affordable, quality health care. The introduction and implementation of Obamacare created fewer insurance options and higher costs with consequences continuing to emerge for individuals, businesses and workers throughout the country...Continue Reading

  • Jobs and the Economy

    Jobs and the Economy

    Senator Capito has championed small businesses as the creators of American jobs. She understands American-made goods and services stimulate our economy and encourage further job growth throughout West Virginia. Senator Capito has always advocated for a low-tax, pro-growth economic policy to encourage small business employment and expansion. She will continue to support policies that will spur entrepreneurship, growth and American innovation...Continue Reading

  • Connecting West Virginia

    Connecting West Virginia

    A recent study by the Federal Communications Commission indicates that 56 percent of West Virginia residents do not have access to broadband services that meet its benchmarks, and as many as 74 percent of West Virginians do not have access in rural areas. Broadband is absolutely critical for developing businesses, improving education and sharing ideas..Continue Reading

  • Helping West Virginia Families

    Helping West Virginia Families

    Education is the key to economic success. From pre-school through college, making sure that West Virginians have the opportunity to receive a high quality education is a vital part of maintaining strong communities and attracting employers to West Virginia...Continue Reading