Press Releases

June 10, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (June 10, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03), vice chair of the House Small Business Committee, will welcome a Philadelphia pharmacist to testify virtually before the committee today about his experience with a major federal small-business loan program during the Covid-19 pandemic.

June 5, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (June 5, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) is pushing for urgent help for small businesses in Philadelphia and many other U.S. communities that now face a steeper road to recovery because of both the pandemic and recent looting.

May 30, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (May 30, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) tonight called for “more peace – not more violence” in Philadelphia.

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May 29, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (May 29, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) welcomed today’s arrest of the Minneapolis police officer who was seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, an African American man in custody who was pleading before he died that he couldn’t breathe.

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May 15, 2020 Press Release
‘We need an urgent federal response that is equal to the crisis we face.’

WASHINGTON (May 15, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) will vote for the Heroes Act, a sweeping Covid-19 relief bill the House of Representatives is expected to pass later today.

April 30, 2020 Press Release
Calls on Trump to Use Defense Production Act to Get Testing Supplies Produced

PHILADELPHIA (April 30, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) today called for universal mandatory Covid-19 testing and for President Trump to use the Defense Production Act to have manufacturers produce the necessary testing supplies.

April 29, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (April 29, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) is urging Gov. Tom Wolf and Mayor Jim Kenney to include the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium as part of a coordinated city and state strategy to reach the highly vulnerable African American community.

 

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April 23, 2020 Press Release
‘Housing Congressman’ has pursued this goal since his days as a state rep

PHILADELPHIA (April 23, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) welcomed today’s award of $30 million in federal funding to revitalize the Sharswood-Blumberg neighborhood, a goal he has long pursued.

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April 23, 2020 Press Release
New bill channels $60 billion through community institutions

(VIDEO of his testimony, about 2 minutes: https://youtu.be/STq_lpxgOYU?t=2287)

April 21, 2020 Press Release
GROCER Act aims to support front line employees through COVID-19 crisis

HOWARD, PA — Today, Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and Rep. Dwight Evans (PA-03) introduced the Giving Retailers and Our Convenience Employees Relief, or GROCER Act.

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