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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

REP. JENKINS STATEMENT ON COAL MINE FATALITY

February 22, 2018
Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on the passing of coal miner James Whitlock of Smithers at a Raleigh County mine:

“I’m saddened to learn of the death of James Whitlock, one of West Virginia’s hardworking miners. Coal miners are truly a family, and today, that family is united in sorrow. I join all West Virginians in sending our condolences and prayers to his family, friends and fellow miners during this difficult time,” Rep. Jenkins said.