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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Press Releases

September 13, 2017 Press Release
“The opioid epidemic is getting worse, and this is not a time to hold back on funding programs that work.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has successfully secured an additional $6 million for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas program.

HIDTA has a proven track record in West Virginia of helping state and local law enforcement stop drug trafficking in our communities.

September 12, 2017 Press Release
Program in limbo after funding runs out, Education Department delays

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has asked Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to renew Davis & Elkins College’s Veterans Upward Bound program funding.

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September 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001:

September 6, 2017 Press Release
Personally advocated to the FAA for funds to repair EMAS system damaged during mudslide

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has helped secure nearly $13.5 million to make vital repairs to the Yeager Airport runway damaged in 2015.

September 6, 2017 Press Release
“West Virginia stands in solidarity with the people of Texas and Louisiana and knows they will rebuild, just as we are doing.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has supported emergency funding to help Americans affected by Hurricane Harvey.

September 6, 2017 Press Release
“He is an example of the best that West Virginia and our nation have to offer.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has introduced legislation to rename the Huntington VA Medical Center in honor of World War II Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams.

September 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on the Trump administration’s plan to wind down DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals:

August 10, 2017 Press Release
“Solving this crisis will take all of us working together – local, state, federal, Congress and the White House.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on President Trump’s announcement that he plans to declare the opioid crisis a national emergency:

August 10, 2017 Press Release
“To accuse Lily’s Place of contributing to the drug crisis demonstrates a willful ignorance of the true causes of the opioid epidemic.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.), who helped found Lily’s Place in Huntington, issued the following statement regarding a recent news report on the organization:

July 28, 2017 Press Release
“Those who stood in the way of even bipartisan debate on this critical issue must explain why they protected the Obama administration’s failed legacy.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement after the Senate’s healthcare vote:

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