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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Press Releases

July 12, 2018 Press Release
Line-item funding for areas like West Virginia where NAS rates exceed the national average
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has secured $1.3 million to treat neonatal abstinence syndrome, the first time NAS has received line-item funding in an appropriations bill.
 
July 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has secured a requirement for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to make public the number of opioids shipped to states.

July 9, 2018 Press Release
“Judge Kavanaugh has demonstrated a respect for the letter of the law and the ideals set forth in our Constitution.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court:

June 28, 2018 Press Release
Provides pay raise for troops, funding for nation’s military and defense

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped pass a major appropriations bill to fund our national defense and provide a pay raise for our troops.

H.R. 6157, the Fiscal Year 2019 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, passed the U.S. House of Representatives 359-49 on Thursday afternoon.

June 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today in Trump v. Hawaii upholding President Trump’s travel ban:

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June 26, 2018 Press Release
“This bill extends benefits to thousands of these veterans and gives them the justice they deserve.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped pass the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, legislation he cosponsored that is a priority for veterans service organizations and Vietnam War veterans. 

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June 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement ahead of the second anniversary of the June 23, 2016, West Virginia flood:

June 20, 2018 Press Release
“I will continue to work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to find solutions that protect our national security and rule of law without splitting up families.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today on immigration:

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June 20, 2018 Press Release
“While we are rich in natural resources and traditions, our greatest resource will always be our people.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement for West Virginia Day:

June 18, 2018 Press Release
President Trump signs Rep. Jenkins’ legislation to name Huntington VA Medical Center after WWII hero

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced that President Trump has signed his legislation to rename the Huntington VA Medical Center for West Virginia World War II Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams.

The full name of the hospital is now the Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center. The bill was signed into law on Friday.

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