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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Press Releases

January 14, 2015 Press Release
Votes yes on bill to block president’s executive action

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) voted yes today on legislation to block President Obama’s recent executive actions on immigration.

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January 14, 2015 Press Release
Subcommittees overseeing EPA, DEA, FBI, DOJ

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that he will serve on three House Appropriations Committee subcommittees during the 114th Congress:

January 9, 2015 Press Release
Congressman’s first floor speech since taking office

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) read the Second Amendment on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today during the House’s reading of the U.S. Constitution.

January 9, 2015 Press Release
“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.

January 8, 2015 Press Release
“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.

January 6, 2015 Press Release
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.

January 6, 2015 Press Release
“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.

January 6, 2015 Press Release
The 114th freshman class stands ready for the new Congress.
The 114th freshman class stands ready for the new Congress.

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