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Representative Dwight Evans

Representing the 2nd District of Pennsylvania

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August 16, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s remarks during his news conference last evening:

“Yesterday, Americans nationwide saw President Trump’s true colors—not only did he walk back his comments with vitriol, he commended the actions of neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and the remaining groups in the Alt-Right.”

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August 13, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after the heinous events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend:

August 3, 2017 Press Release

Last week, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) introduced the No Conflict of Interest Presidency Act of 2017.

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August 1, 2017 Press Release

Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) sent a letter to Frank T. Brogan, Chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education outlining what is at stake and why we must do everything we can to protect Cheyney University’s accreditation.

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July 28, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after the Republican “skinny repeal” bill failed in the Senate early this morning.

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July 28, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced the Addiction Recovery for Rural Communities (ARRC) Act, a bipartisan bill that will help rural communities bolster their efforts to fight the opioid and addiction epidemic.

July 18, 2017 Press Release

I wanted to share with you that my amendment was passed in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This is especially timely as my amendment would require the President to send a report to Congress about ANY cooperation between the U.S. and Russia in Syria. 

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July 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Last week, I had the opportunity to go on an extremely informative, encouraging and enlightening trip to both Israel and Jordan. While in Israel I spoke with policy makers, elected officials, and residents to hear their stories and learn more about their experiences. For me it’s always all about people.

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July 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) is proud to stand with U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep.

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June 26, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans released the following statement after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reported that under the Senate Republican healthcare bill 22 million Americans stand to lose their coverage.

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In The News

July 27, 2017 In The News

Researchers at Reinvestment Fund in Philadelphia report that 48 percent of city residents in the United States live in “middle neighborhoods.” These neighborhoods are generally affordable and functional, and they offer a reasonable quality of life, but many are in danger of decline.

July 19, 2017 In The News

Discussions of income inequality frequently focus on the extremes — the poor versus the ultra-wealthy. However, as the reaction of voters in both parties should have reminded everyone last year, many places between the two poles are hurting and need attention.

 

June 6, 2017 In The News

Think about it. Food unites families, friends and neighbors as they join together to experience a delicious meal, often filled with lively conversation.

May 23, 2017 In The News

Last year, amid the heated presidential primaries, national news outlets took a break from the contest to cover a public education issue that rarely gets attention.

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May 23, 2017 In The News

In early February, Temple University hosted a small gathering where urban development experts Ira Goldstein and Paul Brophy told politicians about Philadelphia’s middle neighborhoods.

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May 23, 2017 In The News

Meet Diane Richardson, achiever of the American dream.

April 30, 2017 In The News

In the United States there are 39 "sanctuary cities" that shelter illegal immigrants to help them avoid deportation. Philadelphia is one such sanctuary city, with many of its churches and the local government now challenging the new direction on immigration policy in the face of the threat to remove federal funding.

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April 7, 2017 In The News

A number of local Congress members have weighed in on President Donald Trump’s decision to order a missile attack on Syria.

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April 4, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans (D-Pa.), U.S. Rep. Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen (R-AS) and U.S. Rep. Rod Blum (R-Iowa) recently joined together to introduce H.R. 1702, the Small Business Development Centers Improvement Act of 2017. The Act is a bipartisan bill that amends the Small Business Act to improve the SBDC program nationwide.

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