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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.
Representatives Dwight Evans (D-PA), Gregory W.
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.
Last month, I traveled to Jordan with humanitarian organization CARE to see firsthand how U.S. foreign assistance programs are saving lives and building the resilience of displaced individuals and families during one of the world’s largest humanitarian crises. Currently, Jordan is home to more than 660,000 Syrian refugees, the majority of whom are women and girls and half of whom are under the age of 18.
Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced its plans to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement regarding President Trump's strategy toward Afghanistan and South Asia:
What do countries, states and neighborhoods have in common? People. They all compete for people.
Through people, you get innovators, investors, builders, developers, thinkers. Through people, you have the building blocks of your workforce.
Our neighborhoods rely on anchors like great schools, bustling shops and small businesses, and a competitive housing stock in order to attract homebuyers and increase long-term homeownership.
In addition to Rep. Dwight Evans (PA-02) and Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), the following Members of Congress have signed on as Cosponsors to the No Federal Funding for Confederate Symbols Act:
Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE)*
Rep. G. K. Butterfield (D-NC)*
Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI)*
Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY)*
Rep. Katherine Clark (D-CT)*
Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statements regarding their bill, the No Federal Funding for Confederate Symbols Act, which would prohibit Federal funds from being used to create, maintain, or display, as applicable, any Confederate symbol on Federal public land, including any highway, park, subway, Federal building, military base,
This week, Congressman Dwight Evans attended Agriculture (Ag) Progress Days at Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pennsylvania. While there, Congressman Evans participated in various events throughout the day, starting with a hearing with Pennsylvania State Legislators on the state of Agriculture in Pennsylvania. He also co-moderated a forum entitled "Barnyard Discussion: Issues Driving the State of Pennsylvania Agriculture" with Rep. Glenn Thompson (PA-05), Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture, Russell Redding, and President of Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, Rick Ebert.