Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-2nd) delivered the following remarks in the House of Representatives chamber today in support of the Farm Bill (H.R. 2), which the House then passed:
“Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-2nd) said today’s overwhelming vote to nominate Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House means House Democrats can move forward to deliver on key priorities in the new Congress that begins Jan. 3.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.”
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.
“This morning, the Supreme Court upheld President Trump and his Administration’s divisive and discriminatory MuslimBan.
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