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This week, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after voting not to table a House resolution calling for the impeachment of President Trump. A decision the Congressman reached on the basis that Congress should have a discussion as to whether the impeachment process should move forward.
Congressman Dwight Evans released the following statement after President Trump announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel:
Today, following a press conference led by CeaseFirePA in Philadelphia, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement about the NRA backed concealed carry bill H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, that the House is expected to consider tomorrow.
Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02), released the following statement after voting “No” on the destructive Republican tax plan.
This week, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) joined with Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH), Congressman Ryan Costello (R-PA), and Congressman Donald McEachin (D-VA) to introduce comprehensive legislation to incentivize food service providers such as grocers, retailers, and nonprofits to help eradicate food deserts.
My heart is heavy and full of sadness for the families and friends of the victims in today's horrific massacre in Sutherland Springs, Texas. As a Congress, it's our job to keep our nation safe and secure. We grieve with the people of Texas, and during our mourning we must stand with them to fight for and pass common sense gun reform. We cannot let another tragedy happen on our watch.
Media Contact: Becca Brukman, 202-225-4001, Becca.Brukman@mail.house.gov
Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement in response to the vote on the House GOP CHIP-CHC Reauthorization bill, H.R. 3922; an incredibly, divisive partisan bill that allocates money to pay for the reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Community Health Centers (CHCs), and other public health initiatives by cutting funding for both the Prevention and Public Health Fund and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and raising Medicare premiums for seniors.
Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after President Trump announced to the American people that he will not certify Iran’s compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action also known as the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Nationally, we’ve pretty much got used to the routine of reaction to mass shootings. Once the shock wears off, we’re grappling with a mix of heartbreak and outrage. Soon after, we’ve launched into a full blown debate over America’s obsession with guns and, naturally, reflexed into a conversation about gun control.
This week, in response to the horrific tragedy that took place in Las Vegas, and the continuing scourge of gun violence in Philadelphia, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) hand-delivered a letter to Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro outlining our Commonwealth’s need to use all resources possible to advocate for common sense gun reform.