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Representative Dwight Evans

Representing the 2nd District of Pennsylvania

Education

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March 30, 2017 Video
March 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans will host his first Town Hall, in his series of Town Hall and community meetings throughout the Second Congressional District on Sunday, April 2. 

Congressman Dwight Evans is inviting all residents in Pennsylvania’s Second Congressional District to join him for a Town Hall Meeting on Sunday, April 2 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Drexel University. The meeting will take place in the Bossone Research Center’s Mitchell Auditorium located at 3140 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

March 17, 2017 In The News

Ever heard the term middle neighborhoods? If you haven’t, you have likely visited, lived in or driven through one more recently than you think.

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 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans released the following statement in response to President Trump’s first budget proposal.

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?”

February 9, 2017 In The News

Philadelphia schools recently issued a facilities report showing that the average student attends a school built in the year Brooklyn Dodger great Jackie Robinson stunned a Yankee Stadium crowd by stealing home during Game 1 of the World Series.

That was 1955.

 

This means our children go to the same aged, rundown K-12 facilities considered functionally obsolete by national standards a generation ago, when their parents attended the same dilapidated buildings.

February 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Yesterday, Congressman Dwight Evans and Congressman A. Donald McEachin introduced the Rehabilitation of Historic Schools Act of 2017, HR 922, in the 115th Congress. 

HR 922 would amend the Internal Revenue Code to allow rehabilitation expenditures for a qualified public educational facility (defined as a school facility which is part of a public elementary or secondary school and is owned by a private, for-profit corporation pursuant to a public-private agreement) to qualify for the rehabilitation tax credit.