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January 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Jan. 13, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) today voted to impeach President Trump in connection with Trump’s incitement of a violent attack on our nation that led to the deaths of six people, including two Capitol police officers.

January 12, 2021 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 12, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) issued the following statement on the proposed merger of Jefferson Health and Albert Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia and the region:

January 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Jan. 3, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) is being sworn in today for a third full term in the U.S. House of Representatives serving the residents of Philadelphia’s 3rd Congressional District.

December 22, 2020 E-Newsletter

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December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Dec. 22, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) welcomed agreement on a new Covid relief package, something he has been advocating and voting for since May:

December 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Dec. 8, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) welcomed a court ruling in favor of the proposed merger of Jefferson Health and Albert Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia and the region. Evans continues to voice his strong support for the merger.

December 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Dec. 4, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) welcomed today’s House passage of a landmark cannabis bill, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act.

November 18, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 18, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) is inviting interested high school students to apply for a congressional nomination for one of the four U.S. military academies that require it for admission. The deadline is Nov. 23, 2020.

November 7, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 7, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) issued the following statement:

“I am overjoyed to call Joe Biden and Kamala Harris our president-elect and vice president-elect! America needs their steady, experienced leadership, especially as we deal with the Covid-19 pandemic and the deep recession it has caused.


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.

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.

May 7, 2019 In The News

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

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.