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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Press Releases

May 17, 2018 Press Release
Through work on House Appropriations Committee
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped secure nearly $450 million to fight the opioid crisis, fund drug courts, and help people enter recovery.
 
These critical funds are included in the Fiscal Year 2019 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill, which the House Appropriations Committee approved on Thursday.
 
May 16, 2018 Press Release
Votes to help increase access to broadband

WASHINGTON – Through his work on the House Appropriations Committee, U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped secure funding to expand broadband to even more rural communities.

May 16, 2018 Press Release
Funding for ARC investments, WV lakes and dams
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has secured full funding for West Virginia priorities, including the Appalachian Regional Commission, the Army Corps of Engineers, and fossil energy research.
 
May 8, 2018 Press Release
“President Trump is acting in the best interests of our nation by rejecting this flawed deal and going back to the table to renegotiate.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on President Trump’s announcement that the United States will be withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal:

May 7, 2018 Press Release
Part of First Lady Melania Trump’s “Be Best” campaign announced Monday

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) thanked First Lady Melania Trump for making neonatal abstinence syndrome and opioid abuse part of her “Be Best” policy initiative announced Monday.

May 4, 2018 Press Release
West Virginia is the 10th fastest growing state economy

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on new economic statistics that show West Virginia’s GDP rate is outpacing the national GDP rate.

May 3, 2018 Press Release
Held call with local leaders, National Science Foundation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) held a call on Tuesday with the Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Council and the National Science Foundation to discuss paths forward to keep the Green Bank Observatory open and operational.

May 2, 2018 Press Release
For Trump’s work to help secure peace on the Korean peninsula

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has nominated President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his work to end the Korean War, denuclearize the Korean peninsula, and bring peace to the region.

May 2, 2018 Press Release
Forest Service plans to double the timber cut in the Monongahela National Forest

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has thanked the U.S. Forest Service for its plan to increase sustainable logging in the Monongahela National Forest, which will help prevent forest fires, create jobs, and ensure the health of the forest.

April 30, 2018 Press Release
Amtrak, Collis P. Huntington Society met Monday to continue talks

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) continues to be encouraged by progress on preserving the New River Train. Amtrak officials and the Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society met Monday to continue discussions.

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