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November 7, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-2nd) welcomed what the voters’ decision to place Democrats in control of the U.S. House of Representatives will mean for Philadelphia and the nation.

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October 12, 2018 Press Release

President Donald J. Trump has signed into law legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and James Risch (R-ID), Chair of the Senate Small Business Committee and Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) aimed at helping small businesses safeguard their intellectual property with expanded education on obtaining and protecting patents.

September 17, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (D-Philadelphia and Montgomery County) reacted to the recent announcement about increased funding for affordable housing in Philadelphia: “I applaud Philadelphia City Council, Mayor Kenney and housing advocates for reaching a compromise deal that provides at least $71 million in new funding for affordable housing.  I see this as a critical part o

July 27, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Evans (Philadelphia and Montgomery County) announces his support for H.R. 3671, the Off Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act (OFF Act), which will put the United States on a pathway to replace fossil fuels with 100 percent clean energy generation and use by 2035.

July 16, 2018 Press Release

Today, President Trump held a summit with Vladimir Putin, whose country was deeply entrenched in our 2016 U.S. Presidential election. Despite their obvious attack on our sacred election process, Mr. Trump called our country’s previous relationship with Russia “foolishness and stupidity.”

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July 11, 2018 Press Release

Last night, House Resolution 2655, sponsored by Congressman Dwight Evans (Philadelphia and Montgomery County), Democratic member of the Small Business Committee, was agreed to in the House of Representatives. Evans’ legislation would help small business owners learn how to protect their valuable intellectual property.

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June 26, 2018 Press Release

“This morning, the Supreme Court upheld President Trump and his Administration’s divisive and discriminatory MuslimBan.

June 21, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) a Member of the Subcommittee on Nutrition in the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement denouncing the Farm Bill passage:

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May 8, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (Philadelphia and Montgomery County) joined with his colleagues on the House Floor to vote in strong support of H.R. 1702, the Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) Improvement Act of 2017.

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In The News

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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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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