Press Releases

January 10, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) has been named to the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, which oversees major issues including taxes, trade, Social Security and Medicare. The recommendation was made by the House Democratic Steering Committee.

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January 3, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) was sworn in today as part of the new Democratic-majority House of Representatives, and he plans to introduce four bills in the coming days to help Philadelphians. 

December 19, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) praised last night’s Senate passage of the First Step Act, a criminal justice reform bill he strongly supported in the House.

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December 18, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) is reminding government agencies and organizations that Jan. 2 is the deadline to apply for Summer EBT projects to test innovative strategies for keeping children from going hungry during the summer. 

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December 12, 2018 Press Release

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.

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November 28, 2018 Press Release

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.

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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
Legislation Unanimously Passed House of Representatives

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

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