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Representative Dwight Evans

Representing the 2nd District of Pennsylvania

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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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June 22, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) and U.S. Representative Steve Chabot (R-OH), chairmen of the Senate and House Small Business Committees, introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to improve cybersecurity resources for small businesses. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Cyber Training Act will be a priority in each respective committee.

June 22, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after Senate Republican Leadership unveiled a draft of their healthcare bill.

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June 14, 2017 Press Release

As you know this morning a shooting took place during a practice for the Republican Congressional Baseball Team. At this time we have learned that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, two Capitol Police Officers and a congressional aide were shot and inquired during the attack. We will keep everyone in our thoughts and prayers today and hope for a quick and strong recovery for everyone injured.

June 14, 2017 Press Release
'Send a message that, despite our differences, we stand together'

Congressmen Dwight Evans (D-PA) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) released a joint statement following Wednesday’s shooting encouraging members to come together:

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June 8, 2017 Press Release

Today, I voted NO on H.R. 10, the Choice Act, legislation that would dramatically weaken and even repeal many key provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. I want to share with you why after careful consideration I came to this decision.

June 5, 2017 Press Release

North Light Food Pantry serves over 1,000 Philadelphians annually, as they provide food to our working families in Pennsylvania's Second Congressional District. As you know, President Trump’s appalling budget hurts Philadelphians trying to get ahead.

June 1, 2017 Press Release

President Trump just announced his decision to pull the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement. I do not support the President’s decision. I will continue to act on climate because our future generations depend on it and we have a lot to lose if not. In fact, 59% of Americans believe in climate change and know protecting our earth is crucial.

May 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 25, 2017) –Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) introduced the Small Business Innovation Protection Act of 2017 to provide our small business owners and entrepreneurs with the resources they need to be successful in the 21st century economy.

May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 24, 2017) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement today after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their updated analysis on the Republican American Health Care Act (AHCA).

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