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PITTSBURGH (Sept. 17, 2021) – Congressmen Mike Doyle (PA-18) and Dwight Evans (PA-3) joined with housing advocates today to outline major gains for affordable housing in the “Build Back Better” reconciliation bill that’s pending in the House of Representatives, and called on the Senate to match that funding.
WASHINGTON (Sept. 7, 2021) – In advance of a House Ways and Means Committee markup on the budget reconciliation package, U.S. Representatives Dwight Evans (PA-3) and Nikema Williams (GA-5) are introducing a $1 billion tax credit bill that would advance environmental justice using tax credits for research and other academic programs.
The legislation would:
PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 3, 2021) – The office of U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) will hold monthly mobile service hours at the North Philadelphia office of state Sen. Sharif Street (D-3rd).
The monthly mobile service hours will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Street’s office at 1621 W. Jefferson St., Philadelphia, 19121, on the following dates: Aug. 4, Sept. 1, Oct. 6 and Nov. 3.
PHILADELPHIA (July 16, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) announced he has secured nearly $6.3 million in federal funding for eight Philadelphia community projects in annual spending bills that are moving forward in the House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON (July 1, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd), Pennsylvania’s only African American member of Congress, issued the following statement today:
“The Supreme Court’s decision to let states have wide rein to attack voting rights is garbage. It is clear to anyone who is paying attention that the court will keep on gutting the Voting Rights Act, and that its 2013 Shelby County decision was just the start. The court also sided today against public disclosure of big ‘dark money’ that floods our politics – another disgrace.
WASHINGTON (June 10, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) announced that his requests for $19.6 million in federal funding for seven Philadelphia transportation projects have advanced to the full House of Representatives.
Evans’ requests are included in a bill that the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved today.
PHILADELPHIA (May 12, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) announced he has submitted 17 community project and transportation member-directed project requests for the 3rd District.
PHILADELPHIA (March 31, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) on Tuesday announced his Housing Is Essential plan for more than $63 billion in new federal affordable housing funding. He was joined by western Pennsylvania Congressman Mike Doyle (D-PA-18th) and housing advocates from across the state who support the plan.