Press Releases

February 27, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 27, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) is again bringing federal services to North, South and West Philadelphia with monthly mobile office hours, resuming on March 4 and continuing through November:

February 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Feb. 6, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) joined members of the late Congressman William H. Gray III’s family and fellow lawmakers today for the signing of a formal agreement with Amtrak for the renaming and memorial to Gray at 30th Street Station.

February 3, 2020 Press Release
Co-Founder of Project HOME Helps Those Experiencing Homelessness

WASHINGTON (Feb. 3, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) will welcome Sister Mary Scullion, co-founder of Project HOME, as his guest to this year’s State of the Union address on Tuesday.

January 29, 2020 Press Release
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.

January 15, 2020 Press Release
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.

January 9, 2020 Press Release
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.

January 3, 2020 Press Release

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.

December 18, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 18, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) said he is voting “Yes” today on both articles of impeachment against President Trump:

December 17, 2019 Press Release
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.

December 13, 2019 Press Release

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.