“I am disappointed that the president has already issued a veto threat and appears determined to work against Congress, not with Congress.”
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today in support of building the Keystone XL pipeline. The U.S. House of Representatives voted 266-153 today to pass H.R. 3, the Keystone XL Pipeline Act, which would authorize the construction and operation of the pipeline.
“Working men and women across West Virginia and America need and deserve steady paychecks to support their families.”
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) voted yes on a House bill today designed to put more money back into working families’ pockets and restore the definition of full-time employment as 40 hours a week.
House passes first bill of 114th Congress
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) praised the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage today of the bipartisan Hire More Heroes Act. Rep. Jenkins is an original cosponsor of this important legislation, which would encourage small businesses to hire more veterans. The House voted 412-0 to pass the bill just hours after swearing in the 114th Congress.
“I promise to work for West Virginians every step of the way.”
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) took the oath of office as a member of Congress this afternoon.