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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Press Releases

June 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement ahead of the second anniversary of the June 23, 2016, West Virginia flood:

June 20, 2018 Press Release
“I will continue to work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to find solutions that protect our national security and rule of law without splitting up families.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today on immigration:

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June 20, 2018 Press Release
“While we are rich in natural resources and traditions, our greatest resource will always be our people.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement for West Virginia Day:

June 18, 2018 Press Release
President Trump signs Rep. Jenkins’ legislation to name Huntington VA Medical Center after WWII hero

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced that President Trump has signed his legislation to rename the Huntington VA Medical Center for West Virginia World War II Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams.

The full name of the hospital is now the Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center. The bill was signed into law on Friday.

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June 15, 2018 Press Release
2.7 million grandparents nationwide are raising their grandchildren due the opioid crisis

WASHINGTON – The House is taking action to help support grandparents raising grandchildren due to the opioid crisis, U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) said.

June 15, 2018 Press Release
Working to ensure funds to go the states hardest hit, like West Virginia

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that he has helped West Virginia secure almost $28 million in federal grant funding to combat the opioid crisis.

June 14, 2018 Press Release
Trump-Kim agreement includes commitment to recovering remains of fallen troops, bringing them home

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) is encouraged that the remains of Americans missing in action since the Korean War may be returning home thanks to this week’s historic United States-North Korea summit.

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June 14, 2018 Press Release
“HIDTA played a critical role in helping bring together federal, state and local authorities in Huntington to conduct one of the largest drug raids in our state’s history.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped secure funding for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas and Drug-Free Communities programs.

June 12, 2018 Press Release
As the House starts work on dozens of bills addressing the opioid crisis

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that the Senate Finance Committee has passed legislation that includes his bill, the Caring Recovery for Infants and Babies (CRIB) Act.

June 12, 2018 Press Release
“This framework is a path toward peace on the Korean Peninsula, and sanctions and international pressure must continue to hold North Korea accountable while the process continues.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on today’s summit in Singapore:

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