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January 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Jan. 15, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) today voted for a House resolution sending the Senate two approved articles of impeachment against President Trump and naming the House “managers” who will act as prosecutors in the Senate trial.

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January 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Jan. 9, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) today voted for legislation that would sharply limit President Trump’s ability to use military force against Iran without first securing congressional approval.

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January 3, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Evans issued the following statement:

"President Trump’s erratic approach to war and peace has not worked with North Korea, and the American people will not be well-served by cowboy behavior in the Middle East either. President Trump failed to consult with Congress.

"Diplomacy cannot be conducted by tweet, and war certainly cannot be conducted by tweet.

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December 18, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 18, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) said he is voting “Yes” today on both articles of impeachment against President Trump:

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December 17, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 17, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) said the bipartisan budget deal the House passed today would make real progress in several areas and avoid a new government shutdown if President Trump signs it into law.

December 13, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 12, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) voted today for landmark legislation to lower the cost of prescription drugs for most Americans. The bill includes two other health-care bills Evans authored or co-sponsored.

December 12, 2019 E-Newsletter

I wanted to take this opportunity to remind you that the open enrollment period for individuals and families buying their own health insurance plans in Pennsylvania runs through this Sunday, December 15, 2019. Any change you make during this period will affect your coverage for 2020, starting on January 1.

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November 13, 2019 E-Newsletter

I’ll soon be holding another telephone town hall to hear from the people I represent in Philadelphia and to answer questions you may have about what’s going on in Washington with issues like impeachment, gun reform legislation, prescription drug bills and more.  

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In The News

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.

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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.

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May 7, 2019 In The News

Four months into 2019, nearly 400 people have been shot in Philadelphia.

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January 10, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Two Philadelphians have been named to the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, appointments that could boost the city’s power in Congress and the profiles of two ambitious lawmakers.

Reps. Brendan Boyle and Dwight Evans, both Democrats, were named to the committee Wednesday.

April 16, 2018 In The News

In the United States, one in eight people identifies as food insecure. Studies have shown that low-income households especially struggle with access to affordable and nutritious foods.

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March 15, 2018 In The News

Can you share with our readers, many of whom are cancer patients, advocates, and researchers, your personal connection to cancer?

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February 16, 2018 In The News

The Trump administration has pursued a dirty war on clean water. As a member of Congress I’ve spoken out against their efforts to rollback policies, like the Clean Water Rule because they ignore science and put Americans’ health at risk by endangering their drinking water.

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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.

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December 4, 2017 In The News

For the first time in a decade, the number of hungry people on the planet is on the rise. The United Nations estimates the number of food-insecure people at 815 million in 2017—up from 777 million just two years ago.

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