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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Press Releases

February 17, 2017 Press Release
“Scott Pruitt will lead this agency in a new direction – one that maintains vital environmental protections while eliminating costly, anti-job regulations.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today on the confirmation of Scott Pruitt to be the new administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency:

February 16, 2017 Press Release
Signing bill to stop Obama stream buffer zone rule, protect West Virginia coal jobs

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) joined President Trump today as he signed into law legislation to protect thousands of West Virginia coal jobs.

President Trump signed H.J. Res 38, cosponsored by Rep. Jenkins, during a ceremony in the Roosevelt Room at the White House.

February 15, 2017 Press Release
“This is a promise we made to them and it is a promise we must keep.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) is calling on members of Congress to support his resolution to strengthen and protect black lung benefits for our miners, retirees and widows.

February 14, 2017 Press Release
“Too many veterans have given their all for our country but are unable to find work after leaving the military.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped pass bipartisan legislation to encourage businesses to hire more veterans and reduce veteran unemployment rates.

February 1, 2017 Press Release
Resolution halting stream buffer zone rule now goes to the Senate

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to pass a resolution cosponsored by U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) to stop the job-killing Obama stream buffer zone rule.

January 31, 2017 Press Release
“He has demonstrated a respect for the letter of the law, the intent of our Founding Fathers, and the ideals of our Constitution.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to be the next associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court:

January 30, 2017 Press Release
Resolution of disapproval coming to House floor for vote this week

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.), along with his colleagues, introduced a resolution of disapproval today to overturn a regulation that would kill coal jobs and hurt West Virginia’s economy. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on this resolution on Wednesday.

January 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that he has nominated eight West Virginia high school students to the four U.S. military service academies.

The service academies are: the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

January 27, 2017 Press Release
“Just as we increased funding and awareness for fetal alcohol syndrome, we can do the same for neonatal abstinence syndrome.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has led a bipartisan letter asking President Trump’s nominee for secretary of Health and Human Services to prioritize treatment for neonatal abstinence syndrome.

January 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has asked new West Virginia Transportation Secretary Tom Smith to prioritize much-needed, long-delayed highway projects throughout the Third Congressional District.

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