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Representing the 2nd District of Pennsylvania
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February 14, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) and Congresswoman Marcia L.

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February 9, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after voting “Yes” on the budget deal brought before the House this morning:

January 26, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) announced that his guest for the 2018 State of the Union address will be Commonwealth Victim Advocate, Ms. Jennifer Storm.

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January 24, 2018 Press Release

What does the recent Pennsylvania State Supreme Court decision on Redistricting mean for PA residents?

This week: our State Supreme Court ruled the current congressional maps are unconstitutional.

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January 23, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) has proudly announced his selections for military service academy nominations. This year’s class from the Second District includes eight nominees with recommendations to the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

 

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January 23, 2018 Press Release

I voted against the current map when I was in the Pennsylvania State Legislature because I didn't think it was fair then, just as I don't think it is fair now. I look forward to the legislature achieving a fair, equitable, and constitutional map as the people of our Commonwealth are counting on them.

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January 22, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after voting “No” on the Continuing Resolution brought before the House today:

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January 20, 2018 Press Release

What Does the Government Shutdown Mean for PA-02 Residents? 

January 20, 2018 Press Release

Today, on the one year anniversary of the Trump Presidency, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) issued the following statement about the implications of the destructive Republican government shutdown to Philadelphia and Montgomery County residents.

January 12, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement about President Trump’s continued hateful rhetoric:

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In The News

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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October 27, 2017 In The News

This year, Washington has wasted months in an often-misguided debate over repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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October 9, 2017 In The News

Nationally, we’ve pretty much got used to the routine of reaction to mass shootings. Once the shock wears off, we’re grappling with a mix of heartbreak and outrage. Soon after, we’ve launched into a full blown debate over America’s obsession with guns and, naturally, reflexed into a conversation about gun control.  

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September 19, 2017 In The News
 

It’s been a long time since Rep. Dwight Evans was a freshman.

After more than three decades in the Pennsylvania House of Representative, Evans came to Congress late last year after winning a special election.

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September 12, 2017 In The News

Roll Call’s Heard on the Hill reporter Alex Gangitano sat down for vegan Philly cheese steaks and sweet potato fries with Democratic Rep. Dwight Evans of Pennsylvania at HipCityVeg in Chinatown, a vegan restaurant that began in Philadelphia. 

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September 5, 2017 In The News

Last month, I traveled to Jordan with humanitarian organization CARE to see firsthand how U.S. foreign assistance programs are saving lives and building the resilience of displaced individuals and families during one of the world’s largest humanitarian crises.

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August 21, 2017 In The News

What do countries, states and neighborhoods have in common? People. They all compete for people.

Through people, you get innovators, investors, builders, developers, thinkers. Through people, you have the building blocks of your workforce.

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