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Representative Dwight Evans

Representing the 2nd District of Pennsylvania

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July 18, 2017 Press Release

I wanted to share with you that my amendment was passed in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This is especially timely as my amendment would require the President to send a report to Congress about ANY cooperation between the U.S. and Russia in Syria. 

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July 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Last week, I had the opportunity to go on an extremely informative, encouraging and enlightening trip to both Israel and Jordan. While in Israel I spoke with policy makers, elected officials, and residents to hear their stories and learn more about their experiences. For me it’s always all about people.

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July 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) is proud to stand with U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep.

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June 26, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans released the following statement after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reported that under the Senate Republican healthcare bill 22 million Americans stand to lose their coverage.

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June 22, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) and U.S. Representative Steve Chabot (R-OH), chairmen of the Senate and House Small Business Committees, introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to improve cybersecurity resources for small businesses. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Cyber Training Act will be a priority in each respective committee.

June 22, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after Senate Republican Leadership unveiled a draft of their healthcare bill.

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June 14, 2017 Press Release

As you know this morning a shooting took place during a practice for the Republican Congressional Baseball Team. At this time we have learned that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, two Capitol Police Officers and a congressional aide were shot and inquired during the attack. We will keep everyone in our thoughts and prayers today and hope for a quick and strong recovery for everyone injured.

June 14, 2017 Press Release
'Send a message that, despite our differences, we stand together'

Congressmen Dwight Evans (D-PA) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) released a joint statement following Wednesday’s shooting encouraging members to come together:

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June 8, 2017 Press Release

Today, I voted NO on H.R. 10, the Choice Act, legislation that would dramatically weaken and even repeal many key provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. I want to share with you why after careful consideration I came to this decision.

June 5, 2017 Press Release

North Light Food Pantry serves over 1,000 Philadelphians annually, as they provide food to our working families in Pennsylvania's Second Congressional District. As you know, President Trump’s appalling budget hurts Philadelphians trying to get ahead.

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