Press Releases

July 16, 2021 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (July 16, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) announced he has secured nearly $6.3 million in federal funding for eight Philadelphia community projects in annual spending bills that are moving forward in the House of Representatives.

July 12, 2021 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (July 12, 2021) – Members of Congress from Philadelphia and Wilmington, Del.; jointly visited highway-divided neighborhoods in their respective cities today to highlight the $3 billion Reconnecting Communities bill recently

July 1, 2021 Press Release
Says Congress must override ‘new Jim Crow laws’ that GOP-led states are passing

WASHINGTON (July 1, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd), Pennsylvania’s only African American member of Congress, issued the following statement today:

June 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 10, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) announced that his requests for $19.6 million in federal funding for seven Philadelphia transportation projects have advanced to the full House of Representatives.

Evans’ requests are included in a bill that the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved today.

May 12, 2021 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (May 12, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) announced he has submitted 17 community project and transportation member-directed project requests for the 3rd District.

March 31, 2021 Press Release
With Biden’s infrastructure plan in mind, they list priorities to 'Build Back Better' in housing

PHILADELPHIA (March 31, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) on Tuesday announced his Housing Is Essential plan for more than $63 billion in new federal affordable housing funding.

March 18, 2021 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (March 18, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) announced the U.S. House of Representatives will accept limited member requests for Community Project Funding in appropriations bills for the upcoming fiscal year.

March 10, 2021 Press Release
Bill will be ‘huge down payment on promise to Build Back Better,’ cut child poverty by half, save pensions for thousands in Philly area

WASHINGTON (March 10, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) today voted for the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, helping to put the Covid relief and economic rescue bill over the top in the House and send it to President Biden’s desk.

March 3, 2021 Press Release
Legislation Would Help Victims Of Gun Violence Identify And Access Resources To Meet Their Needs

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and U.S. Representative Dwight Evans (D-PA-03) are introducing the Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act.

February 4, 2021 Press Release
Philly lawmaker serves on highly sought-after panel that oversees taxes, trade, Social Security, Medicare and much of U.S. health care

WASHINGTON (Feb. 4, 2021) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) has been appointed to an added role in his second term on the influential House Ways and Means Committee. In addition to serving on the Ways and Means Subcommittees on Health and on Worker and Family Support, Evans will also now serve on the Subcommittee on Oversight.