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June 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 26, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) said he is working with other federal, city and state officials to make sure that the workers at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions and Philadelphia residents are treated fairly in the wake of the refinery fire and the announcement of the facility’s closure.

June 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 20, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) today hosted the rector of a historic West Philadelphia church as guest chaplain to the U.S. House of Representatives.

At Evans’ request, the Very Rev. Canon Martini Shaw of the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas in Overbrook delivered the opening prayer for House session today.

June 19, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) welcomed today’s House passage of a major funding bill that includes $50 million Evans requested for research into prevention and causes of gun violence.

June 11, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) spoke today at a Capitol news conference in support of the Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act, which he is co-sponsoring:

“Good morning everyone. I want to thank Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) for their leadership on these critically important bills.

“I have been advocating legal action against gun manufacturing companies for 20 years, when I was serving in the Pennsylvania legislature.

June 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, today introduced legislation to reduce taxes for working families by expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC).

May 30, 2019 E-Newsletter

In light of recent news, I want to let you know why I strongly support starting an impeachment inquiry of the president of the United States, a position I have held since 2017. 

In my view, he and his administration continue to obstruct and stonewall all attempts by Congress to seek information and testimony from witnesses about the Mueller investigation and whether the executive branch is carrying out its duty to faithfully execute the nation's laws.

May 29, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) today held a news conference at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia to release a report on the prices of diabetes drugs for seniors and the uninsured in Pennsylvania’s 3rd Congressional District.

May 8, 2019 Press Release

PA Congressional Leaders Introduce Measure To Help Victims Of Gun Violence Identify And Access Resources To Meet Their Needs

May 7, 2019 In The News

Four months into 2019, nearly 400 people have been shot in Philadelphia.

Most have survived, thanks in no small part to the frenzied work of the city’s trauma surgeons. But just because someone manages to cheat death in an operating room doesn’t mean he or she won’t face months or years of struggling to recover, to adapt to a new life full of physical and psychological disabilities that create significant needs.

May 7, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) is bringing federal services to North, South and West Philadelphia every month with satellite office hours:

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