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October 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) and Rep. Dwight Evans (D-Penn.), introduced the Restoring Access Through Identification Act to ensure people who are released from prison would be able to obtain proper state ID cards by requiring the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to cover the costs associated with obtaining identification cards. Covering the cost of obtaining a state-issued ID prior to release helps remove some of the barriers to reintegrating back into the community. 

October 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Oct. 21, 2019) – The House Energy and Commerce Committee voted late Thursday to pass the Helping Seniors Afford Health Care Act, H.R. 4671. The bill now goes to the full House for final passage.

October 19, 2019 Event

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October 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Oct. 15, 2019) – Today, Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03), Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-AL) introduced the Helping Seniors Afford Health Care Act, H.R. 4671, a bill that would increase access to affordable health care for senior citizens.

October 8, 2019 In The News

Right now, millions of American families are left behind by our tax code. Americans are working more than one job as cashiers, waiters, health care workers and teachers, but are still struggling to get a foothold in the middle class. People who work tirelessly to keep our country running every single day deserve to have a tax system that works for them.

October 4, 2019 In The News

If you’ve been on Twitter any time since Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s news conference announcing an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, the president’s Twitter feed has provided some interesting reading.

Since Pelosi announced that Trump’s request for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter and the whistleblower’s report that came as a result of it, was enough to start an impeachment inquiry, Trump’s behavior and the way it manifests itself on Twitter have been more quixotic than usual.

October 1, 2019 In The News

A collaborative of several organizations, grass roots groups and community activists continued the effort to purge drugs and violence from the streets of West Philadelphia on Saturday.

The Community Collaborative of Leaders rallied at 41st Street and Lancaster Avenue with bull horns, leaflets and information tables for residents and passersby.

September 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Sept. 25, 2019) – Congressmen Dwight Evans (PA-03) and Ron Estes (R-Kansas) introduced bipartisan legislation this week to address a critical shortage of certified nursing assistants (CNAs). Evans and Estes serve together on the influential House Ways and Means Committee, which oversees much of the U.S. health care system.

September 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Sept. 24, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) welcomed the growing support for opening a formal impeachment inquiry of President Trump.

September 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Sept. 11, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) is standing up for the greater Philadelphia region, arguing that more than 550 medical residency slots should stay in the region after the closure of Hahnemann Hospital – not be scattered across the country.

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