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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Press Releases

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped the U.S. House of Representatives pass legislation to provide a pay raise for our armed forces and critical funding for national security.

July 26, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Through his role on the House Appropriations Committee, U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) helped secure $125,897,000 to fight the opioid epidemic and stop the flow of illegal drugs into our county.
 
The funding is contained in the Homeland Security Appropriations bill, which passed the committee on Wednesday. 
July 19, 2018 Press Release
“A carbon tax is an attack on the welfare of all Americans”

WASHINGTON – In a speech on the House floor, U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) urged his colleagues to support a resolution disapproving of a carbon tax. 

July 19, 2018 Press Release
Two appropriations bills now on their way to the Senate
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped the U.S. House of Representatives pass two more government funding bills for 2019, which include vital West Virginia priorities.
 
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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