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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

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May 25, 2018 Press Release
Senate passes Rep. Jenkins’ legislation to name Huntington VA Medical Center for WWII hero

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
Committee urges feds to prioritize important projects like Coalfields Expressway
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
“Renaming the Huntington VA Medical Center to honor Woody’s service is a fitting tribute for all he has done for our veterans and their families.”

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
To rename Huntington VA Medical Center after WWII hero

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
“Our state and country lost a good man, and Officer Crook is missed every day.”

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
Through work on House Appropriations Committee
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
Votes to help increase access to broadband

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
Funding for ARC investments, WV lakes and dams
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
“President Trump is acting in the best interests of our nation by rejecting this flawed deal and going back to the table to renegotiate.”

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
Part of First Lady Melania Trump’s “Be Best” campaign announced Monday

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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