Press Releases

July 2, 2020 Press Release
Would help Philadelphia schools get rid of asbestos, lead, mold hazards

WASHINGTON (July 2, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) announced the House has passed his school-repair plan as well as a complementary school-repair plan he has advocated.

June 11, 2020 Press Release

The Espaillat, Evans No Funding for Confederate Symbols Act legislation not only would require the renaming of any military installations named after Confederate generals, but would prohibit Federal funds from being used to create, maintain, or display a

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.

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.

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.