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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Press Releases

October 23, 2017 Press Release
“We can and must do more to give our law enforcement agencies the tools they need to stop fentanyl flowing from China and Mexico into our communities.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) is introducing legislation today to improve federal agencies’ responses and coordination to address the fentanyl and heroin epidemic.

October 20, 2017 Press Release
“I hope every sailor aboard the ship will carry on Woody’s legacy through their own service aboard the USNS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement ahead of Saturday’s christening of the USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams:

October 19, 2017 Press Release
Responding to reports of law hampering DEA from stopping flow of opioids to suspicious distributors

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) joined a bipartisan group of his colleagues today to introduce legislation to empower the Drug Enforcement Administration to go after irresponsible drug distributors.

October 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today regarding President Trump’s announcement that he is decertifying the Iran nuclear agreement:

October 12, 2017 Press Release
“I applaud President Trump for acting to lower health insurance premiums and give families and small businesses more choices.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s healthcare executive order today:

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October 10, 2017 Press Release
“Tragically, the demand for centers like Lily’s Place is greater than ever.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) welcomed First Lady Melania Trump at the Tri-State Airport today as she arrived to visit Lily’s Place.

October 9, 2017 Press Release
“I look forward to welcoming our first lady to Huntingtonon Tuesday and thanking her for her interest in addressing the opioid crisis.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement ahead of First Lady Melania Trump’s planned visit to Lily’s Place and Huntington on Tuesday:

October 9, 2017 Press Release
EPA announces end of Obama administration’s key anti-coal rule

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) praised the Trump administration’s announcement today that it will formally end the so-called Clean Power Plan rule. This rule was a key part of the previous administration’s anti-coal agenda.

October 4, 2017 Press Release
GAO study to advance our understanding of how to treat drug-exposed newborns and infants

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) and Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced the release today of the Government Accountability Office’s study on neonatal abstinence syndrome.

October 3, 2017 Press Release
“I was proud to help secure a fix to permanently protect their healthcare, and now we need to do the same for their pensions.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) joined a bipartisan group of representatives today to introduce the American Miners Pension Act, legislation to protect pensions for our nation’s coal miners.

The American Miners Pension Act is sponsored by Rep. David McKinley (R-W.Va.) and cosponsored by Rep. Jenkins, among others from both sides of the aisle.

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