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September 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Sept. 22, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) announced the House passed the CROWN Act Monday evening.

September 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Sept. 17, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) is pushing to include substantial renter and homeowner aid in a potential congressional Covid-19 relief deal.

Today Evans released his “Making Housing Matter” plan, which would provide both immediate relief and long-term funding.

September 3, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 3, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) is calling for an end to what he calls a new policy of covering up and stonewalling by leadership of the U.S. Postal Service following a wave of complaints by customers.

August 27, 2020 E-Newsletter

I have heard from over 6,000 Philadelphians about delayed mail or your support for maintaining the U.S. Postal Service, and I have been taking action.

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August 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Aug. 22, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) will vote to pass the ‘Delivering for America Act,’ which prohibits the U.S. Postal Service from implementing any changes to operations or level of service it had in place on January 1, 2020. 

August 18, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 18, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) will visit four Post Office locations along with affected Philadelphia residents in his fight to save the U.S. Postal Service from the egregious and admitted attacks by the president. 

August 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Aug. 14, 2020) – New legislation would require mortgage servicers to inform homeowners – up-front – that they may be eligible to request forbearance due to pandemic-related financial hardship.

August 12, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 12, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) hosted a virtual roundtable today with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, congressional colleagues and business leaders from the Philadelphia region. Evans serves on the House Ways and Means Committee, which oversees trade issues.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (July 29, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) will host an online town hall on housing rights and relief programs from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 30 with representatives of four agencies and organizations.

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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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