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Representative Dwight Evans

Representing the 2nd District of Pennsylvania

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October 13, 2017 Press Release

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.

October 10, 2017 In The News

Rep. Dwight Evans tells WURD’s afternoon host that the states’ settlement with Big Tobacco should be the model for a war on guns

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.  

October 9, 2017 In The News

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.  

October 5, 2017 Press Release

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. 

October 2, 2017 Press Release

The horror and tragedy that shook Las Vegas this morning should be an unthinkable event in our country. Sadly we know all too well that our nation has lost too many loved ones at the hands of gun violence. Our prayers are with the families and friends of the 59 people who were tragically killed and over 500 injured. This is a truly horrific and devastating event that will require us to come together as a nation to fully heal and grasp what has happened and why this has happened. 

September 28, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Dwight Evans and Rep. Smucker, along with, today introduced the Strengthening Our Pediatric Workforce Act – bipartisan legislation that will help address America’s growing pediatric physician shortage by creating a new grant program for children’s teaching hospitals to make additional residency positions available for pediatric specialists.

September 19, 2017 In The News
 

It’s been a long time since Rep. Dwight Evans was a freshman.

After more than three decades in the Pennsylvania House of Representative, Evans came to Congress late last year after winning a special election.

September 14, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) was thrilled to announce that on behalf of the City Council of Philadelphia, Mayor Jim Kenney and Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell have introduced a resolution to express their support for School Modernization and School Rehabilitation through their resolution which shows their strong support for Congressman Evans’ bill H.R. 922, the Rehabilitation of Historic Schools Act of 2017 and its companion legislation, Senate Bill 1156.

September 7, 2017 Press Release

Today Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) is delighted to announce that the 2nd Congressional District of Pennsylvania will be participating in the 2017 Congressional App Challenge.

The Congressional App Challenge (CAC) is a competition aimed at encouraging high school students to learn how to code by creating their own applications. The App Challenge is intended to highlight the value of computer science and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education.