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January 17, 2020 E-Newsletter

Last week, I voted for legislation that would sharply limit President Trump’s ability to use military force against Iran without first securing congressional approval. 

January 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Jan. 15, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) today voted for a House resolution sending the Senate two approved articles of impeachment against President Trump and naming the House “managers” who will act as prosecutors in the Senate trial.

January 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Jan. 9, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) today voted for legislation that would sharply limit President Trump’s ability to use military force against Iran without first securing congressional approval.

January 3, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Evans issued the following statement:

"President Trump’s erratic approach to war and peace has not worked with North Korea, and the American people will not be well-served by cowboy behavior in the Middle East either. President Trump failed to consult with Congress.

"Diplomacy cannot be conducted by tweet, and war certainly cannot be conducted by tweet.

January 2, 2020 E-Newsletter

December 18, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 18, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) said he is voting “Yes” today on both articles of impeachment against President Trump:

“Impeachment is a solemn and historic task. With the outrageous, ongoing conduct of President Trump, impeachment is necessary for upholding our oath of office and the Constitution. Benjamin Franklin said after the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia that we have ‘a republic, if you can keep it.’ House Democrats intend to keep it.

December 17, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 17, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) said the bipartisan budget deal the House passed today would make real progress in several areas and avoid a new government shutdown if President Trump signs it into law.

December 12, 2019 E-Newsletter

I wanted to take this opportunity to remind you that the open enrollment period for individuals and families buying their own health insurance plans in Pennsylvania runs through this Sunday, December 15, 2019. Any change you make during this period will affect your coverage for 2020, starting on January 1.

November 13, 2019 E-Newsletter

I’ll soon be holding another telephone town hall to hear from the people I represent in Philadelphia and to answer questions you may have about what’s going on in Washington with issues like impeachment, gun reform legislation, prescription drug bills and more.  

The town hall will take place from 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14.  

November 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Dwight Evans (PA-03) today applauded the awarding of a $12.5 million federal grant to the Franklin Square Station Reopening Project. The Franklin Square Station was shuttered in 1979 and has been off limits to the public ever since. The grant will revitalize and reopen the long dormant rail station and bring it into compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.

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