CHARLESTON, West Virginia (AP) – West Virginia will receive $ 6.5 million in federal loans to build a youth facility and expand a hospital.
USDA funding is for rural development. According to the office of Republican Senator Shelley Moore Capito, he will fund the expansion and renovation of the Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Marlinton in the amount of $ 5,700,000.
He will also provide $ 800,000 to purchase premises in Berkeley Springs for the East Panhandle Boys and Girls’ Club.
“The additional support of the East Panhandle Boys and Girls Club provides the childcare services our families rely on, while the expansion of Pocahontas Memorial Hospital will increase access to life-saving health services for the entire county,” Capito said in a statement. … …
Democratic Senator Joe Manchin said investment in rural communities is necessary to grow our state’s economy and workforce, and to improve the lives of West Virginias.