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March 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans will host his first Town Hall, in his series of Town Hall and community meetings throughout the Second Congressional District on Sunday, April 2. 

Congressman Dwight Evans is inviting all residents in Pennsylvania’s Second Congressional District to join him for a Town Hall Meeting on Sunday, April 2 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Drexel University. The meeting will take place in the Bossone Research Center’s Mitchell Auditorium located at 3140 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

March 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans released the following statement after House Republicans, under the leadership of Speaker Ryan and President Trump, pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) from the House floor. 

March 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C -- Today, members of the Executive Committee of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) met with President Trump at the White House to discuss the key issues plaguing the African American community.

March 17, 2017 In The News

Ever heard the term middle neighborhoods? If you haven’t, you have likely visited, lived in or driven through one more recently than you think.

March 17, 2017 In The News

In reading through the new budget proposal I am reminded of a question President Trump asked this summer when he was speaking to the African American community at a rally in Philadelphia. The President asked the question: “What do you have to lose?”

This is what we have to lose:

March 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans released the following statement after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reported this week that under the Republican health care law 14 million Americans stand to lose their health care in 2018.

March 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans spoke on the House Floor today to highlight the number of people in the Second Congressional District who stand to lose their health coverage if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.

Here is what repealing the Affordable Care Act means for Pennsylvania’s Second Congressional District:


  • 369,000 Philadelphians who receive health coverage from their employer could lose consumer protections.