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Representative Dwight Evans

Representing the 2nd District of Pennsylvania


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April 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Last Friday, Congressman Dwight Evans sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt detailing how the Trump Administration’s plans to cut fundamental EPA programs will have a negative impact on children and our most vulnerable communities in Philadelphia, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and across the country.

April 24, 2017 Press Release

For Immediate Release 

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans will speak about the importance of expanding access to fresh, healthy foods for everyone in our communities during a panel at the 5th Annual Broccoli City Music Festival in Washington, D.C. on May 5, 2017.

April 3, 2017 In The News

When it looked like the Republican health-care bill would come to a vote, freshman Rep. Dwight Evans said at a town-hall meeting Sunday in Philadelphia, he was ready to vote against it. The Trump administration's proposed budget? Terrible for America's cities, said Evans. And when it was revealed that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions had met with Russia's ambassador before the election and hadn't disclosed that fact at his Senate confirmation hearing, Evans called for the attorney general to resign.

March 30, 2017 Video
March 27, 2017 In The News

A recent meet-and-great with Lower Merion’s new congressman turned into discussions primarily dealing with issues surrounding immigration, healthcare and newly elected President Donald Trump. About 150 people packed into the Merion Tribute House March 13, hours before a snowstorm hit, to meet with Dwight Evans (D-PA2). Evans won the seat in Congress in November after having been a member of the Pennsylvania State House since 1981.

March 27, 2017 In The News

Congressman Dwight Evans Op-Ed:

Last week marked the seven-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. A law that many argue is one of the crowning achievements of President Barack Obama’s legacy.

For the last seven years, Republicans in the House and Senate have talked about their plan to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, “ObamaCare”, and replace it with a law that cuts costs and covers more Americans.

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 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans released the following statement after House Republicans, under the leadership of Speaker Ryan and President Trump, pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) from the House floor. 

March 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C -- Today, members of the Executive Committee of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) met with President Trump at the White House to discuss the key issues plaguing the African American community.

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.