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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of people in the Second Congressional District who stand to lose their health coverage if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.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.


March 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans released the following statement after House Republicans unveiled their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act:

March 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans released the following statement today as a response to reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions may have lied to the American people under oath about his involvement with the Russian government during the 2016 Presidential Election during his confirmation hearings:

March 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- In reflecting on the President’s joint address I think back to a question he asked at the beginning of his speech, when he said what kind of country will we leave for our children?

I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you some of my key values that are at the core of the America I believe in:

I believe in an America that does not discriminate against or judge those who are different, but one that supports the values and progress of all people regardless of their race, religion, gender, ethnicity or socioeconomic status.

February 23, 2017 Page


Members were allowed to submit up to 10 requests.  Congressman Evans received 73 requests by the deadline, many of which were not eligible under the criteria established by the Appropriations Committee. He submitted the following requests.


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