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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Press Releases

April 27, 2018 Press Release
To repair roads throughout the state

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that West Virginia is receiving more than $21 million in federal funds to repair roads and highways.

The $21,984,640 in Federal Highway Administration funds will help the West Virginia Department of Transportation repair and rebuild highways and roads throughout the state.

April 26, 2018 Press Release
“Absolutely,” Administrator Pruitt said.

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has invited EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to visit West Virginia and see the positive results of the Trump administration’s rollback of onerous, anti-coal regulations.

April 26, 2018 Press Release
“There is real concern from the public that the criminals get out faster than the reports are filed.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) asked U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions what can be done to ensure that the major drug traffickers arrested in Huntington during a landmark raid serve their time behind bars.

April 24, 2018 Press Release
To improve surveillance and testing of opioids to help prevent fentanyl overdose outbreaks

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped introduce bipartisan legislation, the STOP (Surveillance and Testing of Opioids to Prevent) Fentanyl Deaths Act.

April 20, 2018 Press Release
“I’m very concerned by the end of this service program and am working diligently to make sure no veteran or family member is left in limbo.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on the closure of the Military Order of the Purple Heart’s Service Program, which is helping about 1,300 veterans in West Virginia with their VA claims:

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April 19, 2018 Press Release
“One of the keys to breaking the cycle of addiction is ensuring resources and treatment are available when people are ready to start the recovery process.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that West Virginia will be receiving more than $5.8 million in funding to target opioid treatment and response strategies.

April 19, 2018 Press Release
To implement nationwide best practices to treat neonatal abstinence syndrome

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has introduced new legislation that continues his work in Congress to help babies born exposed to opioids and other drugs.

April 18, 2018 Press Release
Applications for AML pilot program available now, deadline is June 15

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that applications are now being accepted for $25 million in funding to redevelop abandoned mine lands in West Virginia.

April 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on the passing of First Lady Barbara Bush:

April 17, 2018 Press Release
“For far too long, drug traffickers have pushed their deadly poison on Huntington and West Virginia with devastating consequences.”

WASHINGTON – Congressman Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) praised federal, state and local officials for a landmark drug trafficking takedown in Huntington today:

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