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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Press Releases

April 3, 2018 Press Release
Thursday roundtable in Greenbrier County

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has been invited to join President Trump in Greenbrier County on Thursday for the president’s fourth visit to West Virginia since taking office.

The president is expected to hold a roundtable event in Greenbrier County, and Rep. Jenkins will join him. More details are forthcoming.

March 23, 2018 Press Release
Service currently limited due to NY track work

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) is asking Amtrak to restore full Cardinal line service as soon as possible.

March 22, 2018 Press Release
Funding for the opioid crisis, economic development, infrastructure, energy, national security

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) voted today to pass the Consolidated Appropriations Act and fund a number of critical West Virginia priorities.

March 20, 2018 Press Release
Pushing for passage of his legislation, the Federal Opioid Response Fairness Act

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) is continuing to push for passage of his legislation to ensure federal opioid epidemic funding goes to the states most affected, like West Virginia.

March 19, 2018 Press Release
“I will continue to support our president in this fight for the very heart and soul of our state and country.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today welcoming President Trump’s opioid initiative:

“I welcome the president’s announcement of new actions and priorities to address the opioid crisis, which has devastated communities and families in West Virginia.

March 19, 2018 Press Release
Regarding recent case of Oregon VA employee who was demoted, slated to be transferred to Huntington VA Medical Center

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has told Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin that the transfer of a problematic VA employee from Oregon to West Virginia was “inappropriate” and must not happen again.

March 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today in response to the ongoing statewide strike by West Virginia’s teachers:

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February 27, 2018 Press Release
“Victims of human trafficking deserve justice and our support.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) helped pass legislation today to crack down on websites that facilitate online human trafficking.

February 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that he has helped secure a U.S. Housing and Urban Development Administration grant for Huntington to help revitalize the Fairfield neighborhood.

The city will receive a grant of $350,000 to help implement the city’s Fairfield Choice Neighborhood Revitalization project.

February 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement on the passing of coal miner James Whitlock of Smithers at a Raleigh County mine:

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