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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Press Releases

July 31, 2015 Press Release
More than $2 million for Fayette County Head Start & Early Head Start

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that Fayette County Child Development has received a $2,191,416 Head Start and Early Head Start grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Fayette County Child Development provides Head Start and Early Head Start programs at no cost to Fayette County families.

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July 31, 2015 Press Release
$35,069 for the Barboursville Volunteer Fire Department

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that the Barboursville Volunteer Fire Department has received a $35,069 Fire Prevention and Safety grant from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency. The money will be used to purchase extrication equipment for firefighters.

July 28, 2015 Press Release
Supports REINS Act to roll back federal regulations

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) said on the House floor today that West Virginia can’t afford more regulations from this administration.

July 28, 2015 Press Release
For port, maritime transportation security

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that the Cabell County Sheriff’s Department and the Huntington Police Department will receive more than $400,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Port Security Grant Program.

July 23, 2015 Press Release
“Individual cities cannot be allowed to offer safe harbor to illegal immigrants contrary to federal laws.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) voted yes today to cut off federal grants for sanctuary cities – cities that refuse to turn over arrested illegal immigrants to federal authorities. Sanctuary cities pose safety risks to their citizens while providing safe harbor to those who are breaking our immigration laws.

July 23, 2015 Press Release
$259,139 for the Ceredo Volunteer Fire Department

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that the Ceredo Volunteer Fire Department has received a $259,139 Assistance to Firefighters Grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The money will be used to purchase thermal imaging cameras, self-contained breathing apparatus, hoses, nozzles and a fill station.

July 23, 2015 Press Release
$118,400 for the Coal City Volunteer Fire Department

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that the Coal City Volunteer Fire Department has received a $118,400 Assistance to Firefighters Grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The money will be used to purchase thermal imaging cameras and self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighters.

July 23, 2015 Press Release
$61,715 for the Ansted Certified Fire Department

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that the Ansted Certified Fire Department has received a $61,715 Assistance to Firefighters Grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The money will be used to purchase personal protective equipment for firefighters.

July 22, 2015 Press Release
House set to pass coal ash bill this evening

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) spoke on the House floor today in support of legislation that protects coal jobs and encourages reuse of coal ash.

July 16, 2015 Press Release
“The administration continues to ignore the consequences of their regulations on West Virginia’s families and West Virginia’s economy.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today on the administration’s announcement of the proposed stream buffer zone rule:

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