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WASHINGTON (Sept. 22, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) announced the House passed the CROWN Act Monday evening.
The bill (H.R. 5309) would explicitly prohibit discrimination on the basis of hairstyle or hair texture that is commonly associated with a particular race or national origin. It would prohibit such discrimination in federally funded programs, housing, employment, public accommodations, and with respect to the making and enforcement of contracts.
WASHINGTON (Sept. 17, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) is pushing to include substantial renter and homeowner aid in a potential congressional Covid-19 relief deal.
Today Evans released his “Making Housing Matter” plan, which would provide both immediate relief and long-term funding.
PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 3, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) is calling for an end to what he calls a new policy of covering up and stonewalling by leadership of the U.S. Postal Service following a wave of complaints by customers.
I have heard from over 6,000 Philadelphians about delayed mail or your support for maintaining the U.S. Postal Service, and I have been taking action. I know how important this service is for many seniors and veterans to receive their prescription medications on time, for people who receive Social Security checks by mail, for anyone who wants to vote by mail during the Covid-19 pandemic, and more.
WASHINGTON (Aug. 22, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) will vote to pass the ‘Delivering for America Act,’ which prohibits the U.S. Postal Service from implementing any changes to operations or level of service it had in place on January 1, 2020.
PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 18, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) will visit four Post Office locations along with affected Philadelphia residents in his fight to save the U.S. Postal Service from the egregious and admitted attacks by the president.
WASHINGTON (Aug. 14, 2020) – New legislation would require mortgage servicers to inform homeowners – up-front – that they may be eligible to request forbearance due to pandemic-related financial hardship. The legislation would ensure borrowers are aware of emergency mortgage relief provided by Congress, helping the roughly one-third of homeowners not covered by this requirement in the CARES Act that passed in March.
PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 12, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) hosted a virtual roundtable today with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, congressional colleagues and business leaders from the Philadelphia region. Evans serves on the House Ways and Means Committee, which oversees trade issues.
PHILADELPHIA (July 29, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) will host an online town hall on housing rights and relief programs from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 30 with representatives of four agencies and organizations.
“This is an opportunity for Philadelphia renters and homeowners to learn more about your rights as well as programs that can help you avoid eviction or foreclosure,” Evans said.