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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Press Releases

August 10, 2017 Press Release
“Solving this crisis will take all of us working together – local, state, federal, Congress and the White House.”

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:

August 10, 2017 Press Release
“To accuse Lily’s Place of contributing to the drug crisis demonstrates a willful ignorance of the true causes of the opioid epidemic.”

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:

July 28, 2017 Press Release
“Those who stood in the way of even bipartisan debate on this critical issue must explain why they protected the Obama administration’s failed legacy.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement after the Senate’s healthcare vote:

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July 27, 2017 Press Release
Includes four appropriations bills Rep. Jenkins helped write

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.

July 27, 2017 Press Release
Asked FEMA, HUD to provide more funding for West Virginia

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.

July 25, 2017 Press Release
“Whether they want to acknowledge it or not, Obamacare is failing.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement after Senate Democrats voted against even debating the healthcare bill:

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July 25, 2017 Press Release
“He knows the challenges West Virginia faces but believes, like I do, that our state’s best days lie ahead.”

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.

July 20, 2017 Press Release

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.

July 19, 2017 Press Release
“We can still fund important water and air protections without giving the agency millions to continue its war on coal.”

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.

July 18, 2017 Press Release
“As Americans, the security of our nation must come first.”

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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