Press Releases

April 29, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (April 29, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) is urging Gov. Tom Wolf and Mayor Jim Kenney to include the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium as part of a coordinated city and state strategy to reach the highly vulnerable African American community.


April 23, 2020 Press Release
‘Housing Congressman’ has pursued this goal since his days as a state rep

PHILADELPHIA (April 23, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) welcomed today’s award of $30 million in federal funding to revitalize the Sharswood-Blumberg neighborhood, a goal he has long pursued.

April 23, 2020 Press Release
New bill channels $60 billion through community institutions

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April 21, 2020 Press Release
GROCER Act aims to support front line employees through COVID-19 crisis

HOWARD, PA — Today, Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and Rep. Dwight Evans (PA-03) introduced the Giving Retailers and Our Convenience Employees Relief, or GROCER Act.

April 17, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (April 17, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) today announced more than $82 million in federal funding will go to 16 higher-education institutions in the 3rd Congressional District, with at least $41 million of that dedicated to emergency financial aid grants for students.

April 10, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (April 10, 2020) – A bipartisan group of members of Congress from southeastern Pennsylvania is pressing for hospitals with the greatest short-term need – including Philadelphia hospitals – to get federal funding priority during the Covid-19 outbreak.

April 8, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (April 8, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) today announced $10.7 million in federal funding will go to 11 health centers and organizations in the 3rd Congressional District.

March 27, 2020 Press Release
Says People and Businesses Need Help Now

WASHINGTON (March 27, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) voted today for the CARES Act, the third major bill Congress has passed to address the Covid-19 outbreak.

March 23, 2020 Press Release
Philly Lawmaker’s Bill is Part of Package to Aid Small Businesses

PHILADELPHIA (March 23, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) today introduced a bill that would generate $7 billion more in financing for Economic Injury Disaster Loans through the Small Business Administration and speed up the program, which is also available to many nonprofit organizations.

March 16, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (March 16, 2020) – As communities across the country respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) has announced temporary changes to the operating procedures for his offices in Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia to ensure the safety of his staff and the public.