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:

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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:

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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.

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