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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.
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.
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.
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.
PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 27, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) is again bringing federal services to North, South and West Philadelphia with monthly mobile office hours, resuming on March 4 and continuing through November:
After the painful closure of Hahnemann University Hospital in North Philadelphia, I have increased my effort to keep our hospitals funded to serve Philadelphians who need health care. These institutions are also major employers and vital anchors in the neighborhoods
WASHINGTON (Feb. 6, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) joined members of the late Congressman William H. Gray III’s family and fellow lawmakers today for the signing of a formal agreement with Amtrak for the renaming and memorial to Gray at 30th Street Station.
“This is a great day for Philadelphia, for Pennsylvania and for the nation! Congressman William H. Gray had a national and international impact, but he never forgot his North Philadelphia community or the people he represented back home,” Evans said.
WASHINGTON (Feb. 3, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) will welcome Sister Mary Scullion, co-founder of Project HOME, as his guest to this year’s State of the Union address on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Jan. 29, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) is leading a bipartisan effort to strengthen hospital finances to prevent closings like last year’s closure of Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia.
Evans said, “One of my main goals is this: No more Hahnemanns! I am leading this proactive effort to prevent more hospital closings by reinforcing safety-net hospitals’ finances and ability to serve Philadelphia as well as communities like Ellwood City in western Pennsylvania that are also dealing with this issue.”
Last week, I voted for legislation that would sharply limit President Trump’s ability to use military force against Iran without first securing congressional approval.