WHEELING, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) today traveled to Hancock and Ohio counties for visits focused on health services, Congressionally Directed Spending (CDS) projects, and economic development in West Virginia.
First, Senator Capito visited the new Hancock County Health Center, which is partially funded through CDS funding. During the visit, Senator Capito toured the facility and met with local officials and first responders.
“I am excited to see the Hancock County Health Center up and running. It was great to see the facility firsthand, and learn more about how they are providing residents more health care options and building on services we learned that we need following the COVID-19 pandemic,” Senator Capito said.
Next, Senator Capito traveled to Wheeling, W.Va. where she toured the Cliff House with Grow Ohio Valley and received an update on current projects in the downtown area of the city, followed by a working lunch with local community leaders at the Wheeling Heritage Art Center.
“It’s always great to visit Wheeling and learn more about how the community is expanding. It’s also always a pleasure to meet with local leaders to get a pulse on how we can keep improving such a great city,” Senator Capito said.
Lastly, Senator Capito traveled to Triadelphia, W.Va. where she visited the Touchstone Research Laboratory to tour the facility and see the innovation and new products coming out of the company.
“Touchstone is truly innovating for the 21st century. It was great to see all the new technology they are utilizing to make manufacturing more efficient for workers in our state and across our country,” Senator Capito said.
“We really appreciate Senator Capito and her staff visiting Touchstone today. The federal investments that Senator Capito has helped secure here at Touchstone will lead to a substantial expansion in facilities and workforce in the local area,” Brian E. Joseph, Founder and CEO of Touchstone Research Laboratory, Ltd., said.
Photos from the events are included below:
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) with local leaders at the grand opening of the new Hancock County Health Center in Hancock County, W.Va. on Friday, March 3, 2023.
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) during her visit to the Cliff House in Wheeling, W.Va. on Friday, March 3, 2023.
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) with Brian E. Joseph, Founder, President, and CEO of Touchstone Research Laboratory, Ltd., during the tour of the lab in Triadelphia, W.Va. on Friday, March 3, 2023.
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