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April 16, 2020 E-Newsletter

My office has received many questions about relief that Congress has passed for individuals, families and small businesses affected by the Covid-19 outbreak. For most people, the economic impact payments (sometimes called “stimulus checks”) for individuals and families are expected to arrive starting this week, by direct deposit rather than a paper check in the mail. Direct deposit is faster and more secure.

April 10, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (April 10, 2020) – A bipartisan group of members of Congress from southeastern Pennsylvania is pressing for hospitals with the greatest short-term need – including Philadelphia hospitals – to get federal funding priority during the Covid-19 outbreak.

April 8, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (April 8, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) today announced $10.7 million in federal funding will go to 11 health centers and organizations in the 3rd Congressional District.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (March 27, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) voted today for the CARES Act, the third major bill Congress has passed to address the Covid-19 outbreak.

“This economic rescue bill isn’t perfect but urgent action is needed to prevent a second Great Depression. People and businesses in Philadelphia and across the country need help now. And this bill includes many critical priorities I and Democratic colleagues fought for,” Evans said.

Evans said the bill includes: 

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E-Newsletters from Congressman Evans

Several recent e-newsletters provide updates on COVID-19, including information on what Congress is doing to address the health and economic effects of the virus.

 

City of Philadelphia COVID-19 Information 

 

March 23, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (March 23, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) today introduced a bill that would generate $7 billion more in financing for Economic Injury Disaster Loans through the Small Business Administration and speed up the program, which is also available to many nonprofit organizations.

March 20, 2020 E-Newsletter

I’m happy to have some good news to share. Many of you have asked about loans to help the small businesses that are hurting due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The U.S. Small Business Administration has made low-interest loans available to small businesses and eligible nonprofits in Pennsylvania. 

March 17, 2020 E-Newsletter

As communities across the country respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, I am announcing temporary changes to the operating procedures for my offices in Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia to ensure the safety of my staff and the public.

March 16, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (March 16, 2020) – As communities across the country respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) has announced temporary changes to the operating procedures for his offices in Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia to ensure the safety of his staff and the public.

March 11, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (March 11, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) has postponed the information session about the U.S. service academies he had planned to hold on March 21 for students and their parents or guardians.

The event was scheduled to be held at the Community College of Philadelphia, which has canceled or postponed events on the campus for the rest of March due to coronavirus-related public safety concerns.

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