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March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (March 27, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) voted today for the CARES Act, the third major bill Congress has passed to address the Covid-19 outbreak.

“This economic rescue bill isn’t perfect but urgent action is needed to prevent a second Great Depression. People and businesses in Philadelphia and across the country need help now. And this bill includes many critical priorities I and Democratic colleagues fought for,” Evans said.

Evans said the bill includes: 

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E-Newsletters from Congressman Evans

Several recent e-newsletters provide updates on COVID-19, including information on what Congress is doing to address the health and economic effects of the virus.

 

City of Philadelphia COVID-19 Information 

 

March 23, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (March 23, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) today introduced a bill that would generate $7 billion more in financing for Economic Injury Disaster Loans through the Small Business Administration and speed up the program, which is also available to many nonprofit organizations.

March 20, 2020 E-Newsletter

I’m happy to have some good news to share. Many of you have asked about loans to help the small businesses that are hurting due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The U.S. Small Business Administration has made low-interest loans available to small businesses and eligible nonprofits in Pennsylvania. 

March 17, 2020 E-Newsletter

As communities across the country respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, I am announcing temporary changes to the operating procedures for my offices in Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia to ensure the safety of my staff and the public.

March 16, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (March 16, 2020) – As communities across the country respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) has announced temporary changes to the operating procedures for his offices in Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia to ensure the safety of his staff and the public.

March 11, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (March 11, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) has postponed the information session about the U.S. service academies he had planned to hold on March 21 for students and their parents or guardians.

The event was scheduled to be held at the Community College of Philadelphia, which has canceled or postponed events on the campus for the rest of March due to coronavirus-related public safety concerns.

March 4, 2020 E-Newsletter

I am reaching out to ensure you have the best available information to protect and care for yourself and your loved ones as we learn more about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) considers the coronavirus to be a serious public health threat. It is important that you are aware of the disease and the efforts necessary to prevent its spread.

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February 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Feb. 28, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) has introduced a bill to rename a federal building in Washington after an African American trailblazer from Philadelphia.

February 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Feb. 27, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) is pushing back on a federal agency’s attempt to block the proposed merger of Jefferson Health and Albert Einstein Healthcare Network.

“This is an outrageous action by the Federal Trade Commission and Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office. The proposed merger would provide enhanced stability and access to high-quality care for the residents of North Philadelphia for the foreseeable future. I urge these agencies to drop this ill-considered action at once!” Evans said.

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