Press Releases

April 11, 2018 Press Release

I have long viewed House Speaker Paul Ryan as an impediment to tackling the issue of poverty in our neighborhoods. As a member of the House Agriculture Committee I am more than disappointed to share that the work requirement rules surrounding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) were an idea of Speaker Ryan’s. I represent a district with a poverty rate of nearly 26%.

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April 10, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (Philadelphia and Montgomery County) joined with Senator Bob Casey to highlight their strong support for the continued funding of the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), and the MBDA Business Centers which are critical to the future success of our local entrepreneurs and business owners.

April 9, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressman Bob Brady (PA-01), Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13), Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02), Mayor Jim Kenney, City Council President Darrell L. Clarke, Councilwoman Jannie L.

March 29, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (Philadelphia and Montgomery County) testified before Philadelphia City Council’s Hearing of the Committee on Legislative Oversight. Councilman Kenyatta Johnson is the chair of the committee.

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March 27, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (Philadelphia and Montgomery County) joined with farmers, small business owners, seniors, food policy advocates and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients at Reading Terminal Market to highlight the critical role SNAP plays in our city and region and oppose any cuts to the program.

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March 23, 2018 Press Release

This week, Congressman Dwight Evans (Philadelphia and Montgomery County) released the following the House passage of FY 2018 spending bill.

“My top priorities are to support programs that reduce poverty, stimulate economic growth and create good-paying jobs in Philadelphia and across our Commonwealth,” Congressman Evans said. 

March 15, 2018 Press Release

This week, Congressman Dwight Evans (Philadelphia and Montgomery County) joined with Chairman of the House Small Business Committee, Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Ranking Member of the House Small Business Committee, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) to consider a strong package of bills in the Small Business Committee.

March 14, 2018 Press Release

Last week, Congressman Dwight Evans (Philadelphia and Montgomery County) joined with Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Cedric L.

March 6, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (D-Philadelphia and Montgomery County)  highlights Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney’s Budget Proposal to call attention to the federal government’s role in making key investments in public education.

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