WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on President Trump’s announcement that he plans to declare the opioid crisis a national emergency:
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.), who helped found Lily’s Place in Huntington, issued the following statement regarding a recent news report on the organization:
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement after the Senate’s healthcare vote:
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped fund the construction of the border wall, provide healthcare for our veterans, give our troops a pay raise, and save the Appalachian Regional Commission.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped secure more than $42 million in additional federal flood relief for West Virginia by asking HUD and FEMA to look at new data.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement after Senate Democrats voted against even debating the healthcare bill:
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) met with President Trump on Air Force One on Monday night to discuss how to bring more jobs to West Virginia and grow our state’s economy.
WASHINGTON – Through his work on the House Appropriations Committee, U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped ensure continued funding for black lung clinics and substance abuse treatment.
WASHINGTON – Thanks to his work on the House Appropriations Committee, U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped cut the EPA’s budget by more than half a billion dollars.
WASHINGTON – Through his role on the House Appropriations Committee, U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped secure the full funding requested by President Trump to build the wall along the Mexican border.
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Legislation that will fast track federal funding for critical highway infrastructure projects in West Virginia and Virginia, including the King Coal Highway and the Coalfields Expressway, has been signed into law by President Barack Obama.
RONCEVERTE — About 500 babies are delivered at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center (GVMC) each year. Three years ago, 19 percent of babies born suffered from Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome or NAS.
That’s about 100 babies each year who suffer the effects of withdrawal from being exposed to drugs in the womb, officials said Friday.
The Protecting Our Infants Act, a necessary measure that will improve care for babies who are exposed to drugs during pregnancy, has been signed into law by President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON - A bill championed by U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., that will improve care for neonatal abstinence syndrome babies has been signed into law.
The Protecting Our Infants Act will build on best practices from doctors and nurses in West Virginia and across the country in treating babies with NAS, exposure to drugs while in the womb.
For the first time in seven years, lawmakers in Washington appear poised to adopt a long-term highway funding bill. The U.S. Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last week with support from both Democrats and Republicans alike.
BLUEFIELD — U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., had a pretty busy couple of days in southern West Virginia last week. On Veterans Day, he participated in the community’s 96th annual Veterans Day Parade, and presented the venerable Henry Paul, a flag that had flown over the U.S. Capitol.
HUNTINGTON - U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., announced that state transportation infrastructure projects are in the driver's seat to receive more than $450 million annually after Congress passed a long-term transportation bill.
Jenkins made the announcement Thursday morning at the West Virginia Division of Highways office in Huntington.
BLUEFIELD — It was a “great afternoon” in Bluefield Thursday as federal, state and local leaders joined together to celebrate passage of the federal six-year transportation plan in the House of Representatives.
The statistics are alarming and merit prompt attention. According to health officials, 7 percent of all babies born in the Mountain State are suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome as a result of withdrawal from the drugs their mothers consumed during pregnancy.
As the number of people addicted to heroin and other opioids grows, so, too, do other statistics.