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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

Press Releases

June 13, 2017 Press Release
“You owe it to the students at these institutions who are enrolled in these programs to take a second look at these applications. Hardworking students should not be punished and denied the opportunity for an education because of unintentional clerical errors.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has asked Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to reconsider Upward Bound and McNair Scholars applications from West Virginia University and West Virginia State University.

June 9, 2017 Press Release
“As go the roads, so go the jobs – and we need more of both in West Virginia.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) joined President Trump on Friday for an announcement on new initiatives to speed up highway construction across our nation.

June 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement regarding former FBI director James Comey’s testimony before Congress today:

June 7, 2017 Press Release
Questions National Science Foundation Director France Cordova

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) asked National Science Foundation Director France Cordova Wednesday about potential partnerships with other agencies for the Green Bank Observatory.

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June 1, 2017 Press Release
“Saying no to the Paris accord is saying no to Obama’s radical environmental and anti-jobs agenda.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today on President Trump’s plan to withdraw the United States from the Paris accord on the environment:

June 1, 2017 Press Release
$70 million in grants provided by Congress through CARA

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced today that $70 million in federal grants are now available to help states, first responders, and recovery groups respond to the opioid crisis.

The grants were authorized by Congress in the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), which Rep. Jenkins championed and helped pass in July 2016.

May 25, 2017 Press Release
The Miners Pensions Protection Act

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) helped introduce legislation today to permanently protect pensions for our coal miners and their widows.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today on the release of the president’s budget:

May 17, 2017 Press Release
“We are gravely concerned that any interruption would exacerbate the crises in our communities.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) joined more than 70 of his House colleagues in a bipartisan letter urging the Trump administration not to cut vital funding for drug programs.

May 17, 2017 Press Release
“These newborns need specialized care to help them recover from drug exposure before they were even born.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) introduced bipartisan legislation today to help expand care programs for drug-exposed newborns.

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