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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Press Releases

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.

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.

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