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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

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May 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced that his legislation renaming the Huntington VA Medical Center for West Virginia World War II hero Woody Williams is headed to President Trump’s desk. The U.S. Senate passed the bill, H.R. 3663, late Thursday afternoon.

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May 24, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has secured funding for West Virginia’s highways, Amtrak and rural airports in the Transportation appropriations bill passed by the House Appropriations Committee late Wednesday.
 
May 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives voted unanimously Monday afternoon to pass Rep. Evan Jenkins’ legislation to rename the Huntington VA Medical Center for World War II Medal of Honor recipient Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams. 

Rep. Jenkins honored Mr. Williams’ life and service during debate on the bill on the House floor.

May 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Monday to pass legislation he introduced to rename the Huntington VA Medical Center in honor of World War II Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams.

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May 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) honored the life of fallen Bluefield Police Department Lieutenant Aaron Crook on the House floor Thursday during National Police Week. 

May 17, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped secure nearly $450 million to fight the opioid crisis, fund drug courts, and help people enter recovery.
 
These critical funds are included in the Fiscal Year 2019 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill, which the House Appropriations Committee approved on Thursday.
 
May 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Through his work on the House Appropriations Committee, U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped secure funding to expand broadband to even more rural communities.

May 16, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has secured full funding for West Virginia priorities, including the Appalachian Regional Commission, the Army Corps of Engineers, and fossil energy research.
 
May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on President Trump’s announcement that the United States will be withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal:

May 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) thanked First Lady Melania Trump for making neonatal abstinence syndrome and opioid abuse part of her “Be Best” policy initiative announced Monday.

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In The News

April 25, 2018 In The News

While West Virginia reports more than 50 cases of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) for every 1,000 live births, some of the best practice models for care for these infants have been born in the Mountain State.

Legislation drafted by U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., which aims to implement these best practice models, is currently making its way through Congress.

April 25, 2018 In The News

BECKLEY, W.Va. — U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins released details of his new opioid crisis legislation Tuesday at a Raleigh County health center.

April 20, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., is calling on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to implement best practices for babies born exposed to opioids and other drugs.

The Protecting NAS (neonatal abstinence syndrome) Babies Act would require HHS to develop a strategy to implement recommendations from the Government Accountability Office’s study.

April 17, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin and others speak highly of a meeting they had with Amtrak officials Tuesday.

April 16, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON - A meeting between Amtrak, the Collis P. Huntington Railroad Society, Hinton and Summers County leaders, along with U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and U.S. Congressman Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., is set for Tuesday in Washington, D.C., at Amtrak's headquarters at Union Station.

April 12, 2018 In The News

LOGAN - Logan Mayor Serafino Nolletti has worn a lot of hats over the years. On Tuesday night, he received a key to the city of Logan during a special meeting of the Logan City Council at the Coalfield Jamboree on Main Street.

April 11, 2018 In The News

CHATTAROY, W.Va. — West Virginia Third District Congressman Evan Jenkins met with Chattaroy residents and local leaders Tuesday in Mingo County.

Representative Jenkins discussed sewer issues in the Howard’s Creek area of Chattaroy.

Residents on Howard Hollow Road, Barker Avenue and Bee Street have had numerous complications with their sewer system.

April 7, 2018 In The News

HUNTINGTON - The revitalization of downtown Huntington took another step forward Friday as the Veterans Affairs' MidSouth Healthcare Network announced it would relocate its 85-employee medical coding unit from Ceredo to 3rd Avenue.

March 29, 2018 In The News

CHARLESTON — U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., were among the dignitaries taking part in a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday on a $23 million project to repair Yeager Airport’s safety overrun area, which collapsed and tumbled down a mountainside in 2015.

March 29, 2018 In The News

KANAWHA COUNTY, W. Va. (WSAZ) -- Construction of Runway 5 Safety area is now underway after Thursday morning’s groundbreaking ceremony.

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January 3, 2015 Photo Gallery
View Rep. Evan Jenkins' Flickr photo gallery.

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January 3, 2015 Video
A Video of the Lincoln Memorial.