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WASHINGTON (Dec. 8, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) welcomed a court ruling in favor of the proposed merger of Jefferson Health and Albert Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia and the region. Evans continues to voice his strong support for the merger.
WASHINGTON (Dec. 4, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) welcomed today’s House passage of a landmark cannabis bill, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act. The bill includes Evans’ Homegrown Act, which would help small businesses and people of color share in the booming cannabis industry.
PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 18, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) is inviting interested high school students to apply for a congressional nomination for one of the four U.S. military academies that require it for admission. The deadline is Nov. 23, 2020.
PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 7, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) issued the following statement:
“I am overjoyed to call Joe Biden and Kamala Harris our president-elect and vice president-elect! America needs their steady, experienced leadership, especially as we deal with the Covid-19 pandemic and the deep recession it has caused.
PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 3, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) issued the following statement:
“The people have spoken – and now we just need to follow the law and count every vote, so that everyone is actually heard. Those voices include the millions of Americans who used mail-in voting because of the pandemic or because they are serving in the U.S. military. Whiny tweets and ridiculous lawsuits must not stand in the way of counting every vote.
PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 30, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) will hold a Virtual Federal Services Fair on upcoming back-to-back Saturdays, Nov. 7 and 14.
“Join us to learn about programs and resources offered from participating federal agencies. These experts will share information about services their agencies provide and you will have the opportunity to interact with representatives from each agency,” Evans said.
WASHINGTON (Sept. 22, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) announced the House passed the CROWN Act Monday evening.
The bill (H.R. 5309) would explicitly prohibit discrimination on the basis of hairstyle or hair texture that is commonly associated with a particular race or national origin. It would prohibit such discrimination in federally funded programs, housing, employment, public accommodations, and with respect to the making and enforcement of contracts.
WASHINGTON (Sept. 17, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) is pushing to include substantial renter and homeowner aid in a potential congressional Covid-19 relief deal.
Today Evans released his “Making Housing Matter” plan, which would provide both immediate relief and long-term funding.