Press Releases

January 15, 2020 Press Release
Senate’s choice: Fair trial – with witnesses – or a rush to cover up for Trump

WASHINGTON (Jan. 15, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) today voted for a House resolution sending the Senate two approved articles of impeachment against President Trump and naming the House “managers” who will act as prosecutors in the Senate trial.

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January 9, 2020 Press Release
Would Return War Powers to Congress As Constitution Specifies

WASHINGTON (Jan. 9, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) today voted for legislation that would sharply limit President Trump’s ability to use military force against Iran without first securing congressional approval.

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January 3, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Evans issued the following statement:

"President Trump’s erratic approach to war and peace has not worked with North Korea, and the American people will not be well-served by cowboy behavior in the Middle East either. President Trump failed to consult with Congress.

"Diplomacy cannot be conducted by tweet, and war certainly cannot be conducted by tweet.

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December 18, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 18, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) said he is voting “Yes” today on both articles of impeachment against President Trump:

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December 17, 2019 Press Release
Includes First Federal Funding for Gun Violence Research in Over 20 Years

PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 17, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) said the bipartisan budget deal the House passed today would make real progress in several areas and avoid a new government shutdown if President Trump signs it into law.

December 13, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 12, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) voted today for landmark legislation to lower the cost of prescription drugs for most Americans. The bill includes two other health-care bills Evans authored or co-sponsored.

November 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Dwight Evans (PA-03) today applauded the awarding of a $12.5 million federal grant to the Franklin Square Station Reopening Project. The Franklin Square Station was shuttered in 1979 and has been off limits to the public ever since.

October 31, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 31, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) today voted “YES” for rules for the impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s conduct in office. Evans said the successful House vote will let the American people see evidence and testimony from the investigation.

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October 23, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 23, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd), will host his third annual National Service Opportunity Fair on Saturday. The unique event is intended to introduce middle and high school students and college freshmen to rewarding careers in American service.

October 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) and Rep. Dwight Evans (D-Penn.), introduced the Restoring Access Through Identification Act to ensure people who are released from prison would be able to obtain proper state ID cards by requiring the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to cover the costs associated with obtaining identification cards.

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