Working to Prevent Closures, Strengthen Hospitals’ Finances to Maintain Patient Access
WASHINGTON (Jan. 29, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) is leading a bipartisan effort to strengthen hospital finances to prevent closings like last year’s closure of Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia.
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.
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.
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.
PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 18, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) said he is voting “Yes” today on both articles of impeachment against President Trump:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.