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January 20, 2018 Press Release

Today, on the one year anniversary of the Trump Presidency, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) issued the following statement about the implications of the destructive Republican government shutdown to Philadelphia and Montgomery County residents.

January 12, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement about President Trump’s continued hateful rhetoric:

January 12, 2018 Press Release

This weekend, to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King Martin Luther King Jr. and his lasting impact on our neighborhoods Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) will keynote two ‘Conversation with Your Congressman’ events to highlight how the GOP Tax Scam runs counter to the society we want to live in.

January 12, 2018 In The News

When it comes to legalizing marijuana U.S Rep. Dwight Evans (D-Pa.) is “one thousand percent on board,” he told me by phone on Thursday afternoon.

Evans officially signed on to HR 1227 Wednesday, a bill that would remove cannabis and hemp from federal drug scheduling completely.

“This is what the people want in the state,” said Evans.

The Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act is sponsored by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a rising Democrat from Hawaii, and Rep. Tom Garrett, a more libertarian-styled Republican from Virginia.

December 20, 2017 Press Release

Today Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after voting ‘No’ on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act again because the report sent to the Senate violated the Senate’s Byrd rule, which prohibits the tax overhaul package from losing revenue outside the budget window.

December 19, 2017 Press Release

Today Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after voting ‘No’ on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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December 13, 2017 Press Release

I support a free and open internet for all Americans. I have been and will continue to be a strong supporter of Net Neutrality and the opportunities a fair and open internet affords to each and every American in our neighborhoods nationwide. I believe limiting internet access and giving priority to those who can afford to pay more will only hurt the open marketplace of our internet and turn it in to yet another platform for the rich to get ahead and potentially spur inequality.

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December 8, 2017 Press Release

This week, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after voting not to table a House resolution calling for the impeachment of President Trump. A decision the Congressman reached on the basis that Congress should have a discussion as to whether the impeachment process should move forward.

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