Press Releases

March 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- In reflecting on the President’s joint address I think back to a question he asked at the beginning of his speech, when he said what kind of country will we leave for our children?

I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you some of my key values that are at the core of the America I believe in:

February 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-- Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-02) joined House Small Business Committee Ranking Member Nydia Velazquez, House Leader Nancy Pelosi and members of the Small Business Committee to speak with leaders from the small business industry during a roundtable discussion.  During the discussion, the small business community leaders discussed their concerns and spoke with Members

February 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-- Over the weekend, cowardly human beings vandalized the Mount Carmel Cemetery, a Jewish cemetery in Northeast Philadelphia just a week after a similar act of vandalism in St. Louis, Missouri.

February 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-02) released this statement following the resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn:

February 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Yesterday, Congressman Dwight Evans and Congressman Donald McEachin introduced the Rehabilitation of Historic Schools Act of 2017, HR 922, in the 115th Congress. 

February 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) spoke at the U.S. House of Representatives Forum on the Executive Order/Muslim and Refugee Ban. Here is his following statement:

January 31, 2017 Press Release

-1/28/2017, 1/28/2017- Went to the airport this weekend to speak directly to those impacted by the Executive Order

-1/28/2017- Issued a joint press release with Rep. Brady and Rep. Boyle decrying through the Philadelphia airport

January 28, 2017 Press Release
PHILADELPHIA --- Congressmen Robert Brady, Brendan Boyle and Dwight Evans today decried the return of two Syrian families who were lawfully entering the United States through Philadelphia International Airport.
January 24, 2017 Press Release

Tonight, I join my colleagues this evening to speak to the plan our new President has penned as the “New Deal for African-Americans.”  This plan, unfortunately, does not meet the needs of our communities and focuses on the same assumptions that have not worked for our communities over the years. 

January 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced that the House Democratic Steering Committee for the 115th Congress has recommended Representative Dwight Evans to serve on the House Committee on Agriculture.  Evans has a long history of achievements in combating hunger, increasing access to quality foods in underserved communities and advocating on behalf of farmers.