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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Press Releases

November 30, 2017 Press Release
The Transparency and Honesty in Energy Regulations Act

WASHINGTON – The House Natural Resources Committee on Thursday passed legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) to prohibit federal agencies from using flawed metrics when writing new regulations.

November 28, 2017 Press Release
“I fully support a speedy repeal of the Clean Power Plan, giving West Virginia hope for a future of economic prosperity.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) submitted testimony for the record at today’s Environmental Protection Agency public hearing in Charleston on the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan.

November 16, 2017 Press Release
“Our vision for America is one where middle-class families can keep more of their hard-earned money and where small businesses can unleash their job-growing potential.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) voted today to help pass the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, landmark tax reform legislation.

November 14, 2017 Press Release
“This bill strengthens our national security, increases the fight against terrorism, and provides for our troops.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) helped pass key legislation today to provide a pay raise for our armed forces and critical funding to ensure our national security.

November 13, 2017 Press Release
“While Mr. Azar has experience within HHS, his ties to the pharmaceutical industry must be fully reviewed during the confirmation process.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today on the nomination of Alex Azar as the new secretary of Health and Human Services:

November 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement in advance of Veterans Day:

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November 9, 2017 Press Release
“An energy economy is a jobs economy.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today on news that China Energy will be investing more than $83 billion in West Virginia on shale gas and infrastructure projects:

November 8, 2017 Press Release
“As Green Bank advances our understanding of our universe, there is still a role for the National Science Foundation and federal funding.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today on the National Science Foundation’s draft report on the future of the Green Bank Observatory:

November 7, 2017 Press Release
“Pharmaceutical companies like Cardinal Health under Barrett’s leadership shipped millions of pain pills to West Virginia, fueling addiction and a public health crisis.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement regarding the news that Cardinal Health CEO George Barrett is stepping down:

November 3, 2017 Press Release
Votes to pass critical legislation to reauthorize CHIP for five years

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) today helped pass a five-year reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as CHIP.

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