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September 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Sept. 7, 2021) – In advance of a House Ways and Means Committee markup on the budget reconciliation package, U.S.

August 3, 2021 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 3, 2021) – The office of U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) will hold monthly mobile service hours at the North Philadelphia office of state Sen. Sharif Street (D-3rd).

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July 16, 2021 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (July 16, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) announced he has secured nearly $6.3 million in federal funding for eight Philadelphia community projects in annual spending bills that are moving forward in the House of Representatives.

July 12, 2021 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (July 12, 2021) – Members of Congress from Philadelphia and Wilmington, Del.; jointly visited highway-divided neighborhoods in their respective cities today to highlight the $3 billion Reconnecting Communities bill recently

July 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON (July 1, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd), Pennsylvania’s only African American member of Congress, issued the following statement today:

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June 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 10, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) announced that his requests for $19.6 million in federal funding for seven Philadelphia transportation projects have advanced to the full House of Representatives.

Evans’ requests are included in a bill that the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved today.

May 12, 2021 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (May 12, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) announced he has submitted 17 community project and transportation member-directed project requests for the 3rd District.

April 28, 2021 E-Newsletter

I will host a virtual town hall from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. this Thursday, April 29, on gun violence. You can learn more and RSVP here.

March 31, 2021 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (March 31, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) on Tuesday announced his Housing Is Essential plan for more than $63 billion in new federal affordable housing funding.

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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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