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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Press Releases

June 27, 2017 Press Release
“This rule represents the Obama administration’s legacy in West Virginia – more government overreach and fewer jobs.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on the Trump administration’s withdrawal of the Waters of the United States rule:

June 27, 2017 Press Release
Bill to invest in Appalachia now headed to House floor

WASHINGTON – A House committee on Tuesday approved the RECLAIM Act, legislation cosponsored by U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) that will help redevelop and diversify West Virginia’s coalfields to attract more jobs.

June 22, 2017 Press Release
“Through everything that lies ahead, we will stay strong.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) marked the one-year anniversary of the West Virginia flood with a speech on the House floor.

 

June 22, 2017 Press Release
FBI says it’s actively discussing reopening Beckley facility

WASHINGTON – FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe told U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) today that the FBI is discussing reopening a resident agency in Beckley to help respond to the drug crisis.

Rep. Jenkins asked Acting Director McCabe about the possibility of bringing back this office, citing how the opioid epidemic has ravaged southern West Virginia.

June 21, 2017 Press Release
“Businesses choose to build where infrastructure, including broadband, helps them succeed.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has cosponsored the GO Act, legislation that would speed up expansion of broadband Internet in rural and low-income communities.

June 16, 2017 Press Release
Billions of dollars for veterans mental health care, rural health, opioid abuse prevention

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) voted this week to provide billions of dollars for veterans healthcare and improve accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

June 13, 2017 Press Release
“You owe it to the students at these institutions who are enrolled in these programs to take a second look at these applications. Hardworking students should not be punished and denied the opportunity for an education because of unintentional clerical errors.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has asked Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to reconsider Upward Bound and McNair Scholars applications from West Virginia University and West Virginia State University.

June 9, 2017 Press Release
“As go the roads, so go the jobs – and we need more of both in West Virginia.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) joined President Trump on Friday for an announcement on new initiatives to speed up highway construction across our nation.

June 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement regarding former FBI director James Comey’s testimony before Congress today:

June 7, 2017 Press Release
Questions National Science Foundation Director France Cordova

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) asked National Science Foundation Director France Cordova Wednesday about potential partnerships with other agencies for the Green Bank Observatory.

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