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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.
BECKLEY, W.Va. — U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins released details of his new opioid crisis legislation Tuesday at a Raleigh County health center.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W. Va. (WSAZ) -- Construction of Runway 5 Safety area is now underway after Thursday morning’s groundbreaking ceremony.