Press Releases

July 18, 2019 Press Release
10 years since national minimum wage went up; 13 years since Pa.’s has increased

WASHINGTON (July 18, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) voted today to raise the national minimum wage from the current $7.25 per hour to $15 by 2024. The Raise the Wage Act would raise pay for 1.475 million Pennsylvania workers, about 25 percent of the state’s workforce.

July 11, 2019 Press Release
Bill Would Protect Thousands of Acme Workers, Retirees in Philly Region

WASHINGTON (July 11, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) voted Wednesday to advance a bill that would protect the pensions of 1.3 million workers and retirees, including thousands of current and retired Acme workers in the Philadelphia region.

July 3, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (July 3, 2019) – U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans (D-PA-03) and U.S. Sen.

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July 2, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (July 2, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) released the following statement:

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June 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (June 28, 2019) – In an effort to ensure that Hahnemann continues to keeps it doors open to serve those most in need, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), alongside U.S. Representatives Brendan Boyle (D-PA-2), Dwight Evans (D-PA-3) and Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA-5), is calling on Hahnemann Hospital and St.

June 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (June 28, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03), who serves as the Vice Chair of the House Small Business Committee, introduced H.R.

June 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 26, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) said he is working with other federal, city and state officials to make sure that the workers at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions and Philadelphia residents are treated fairly in the wake of the refinery fire and the announcement of the facility’s closure.

June 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 20, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) today hosted the rector of a historic West Philadelphia church as guest chaplain to the U.S. House of Representatives.

At Evans’ request, the Very Rev. Canon Martini Shaw of the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas in Overbrook delivered the opening prayer for House session today.

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June 19, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) welcomed today’s House passage of a major funding bill that includes $50 million Evans requested for research into prevention and causes of gun violence.

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June 11, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) spoke today at a Capitol news conference in support of the Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act, which he is co-sponsoring:

“Good morning everyone. I want to thank Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) for their leadership on these critically important bills.

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