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Representative Dwight Evans

Representing the 2nd District of Pennsylvania
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January 12, 2018 Press Release

This weekend, to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King Martin Luther King Jr. and his lasting impact on our neighborhoods Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) will keynote two ‘Conversation with Your Congressman’ events to highlight how the GOP Tax Scam runs counter to the society we want to live in.

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December 20, 2017 Press Release

Today Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after voting ‘No’ on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act again because the report sent to the Senate violated the Senate’s Byrd rule, which prohibits the tax overhaul package from losing revenue outside the budget window.

December 19, 2017 Press Release

Today Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after voting ‘No’ on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

December 13, 2017 Press Release

I support a free and open internet for all Americans. I have been and will continue to be a strong supporter of Net Neutrality and the opportunities a fair and open internet affords to each and every American in our neighborhoods nationwide.

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December 8, 2017 Press Release

This week, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after voting not to table a House resolution calling for the impeachment of President Trump. A decision the Congressman reached on the basis that Congress should have a discussion as to whether the impeachment process should move forward.

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December 6, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans released the following statement after President Trump announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel:

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December 5, 2017 Press Release

Today, following a press conference led by CeaseFirePA in Philadelphia, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement about the NRA backed concealed carry bill H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, that the House is expected to consider tomorrow.

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November 16, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02), released the following statement after voting “No” on the destructive Republican tax plan.

November 10, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congressman Bob Brady (PA-01), Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02), Mayor Jim Kenney, City Council President Darrell L. Clarke, and HELP USA joined together at a press conference outside of the new Lural Lee Blevins Veterans Center and HELP Philadelphia V, to call attention to what the implications of the destructive Republican tax plan mean for the City of Philadelphia.

November 8, 2017 Press Release

Earlier this week, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) took to the House Floor to speak about the City of Philadelphia’s new Hub of Hope program, an initiative to address homelessness throughout the city.  

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In The News

July 27, 2017 In The News

Researchers at Reinvestment Fund in Philadelphia report that 48 percent of city residents in the United States live in “middle neighborhoods.” These neighborhoods are generally affordable and functional, and they offer a reasonable quality of life, but many are in danger of decline.

July 19, 2017 In The News

Discussions of income inequality frequently focus on the extremes — the poor versus the ultra-wealthy. However, as the reaction of voters in both parties should have reminded everyone last year, many places between the two poles are hurting and need attention.

 

July 3, 2017 In The News

Discussions of income inequality frequently focus on the extremes — the poor versus the ultra-wealthy. However, as the reaction of voters in both parties should have reminded everyone last year, many places between the two poles are hurting and need attention.

June 6, 2017 In The News

Think about it. Food unites families, friends and neighbors as they join together to experience a delicious meal, often filled with lively conversation.

May 23, 2017 In The News

Last year, amid the heated presidential primaries, national news outlets took a break from the contest to cover a public education issue that rarely gets attention.

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May 23, 2017 In The News

In early February, Temple University hosted a small gathering where urban development experts Ira Goldstein and Paul Brophy told politicians about Philadelphia’s middle neighborhoods.

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May 23, 2017 In The News

Meet Diane Richardson, achiever of the American dream.

April 30, 2017 In The News

In the United States there are 39 "sanctuary cities" that shelter illegal immigrants to help them avoid deportation. Philadelphia is one such sanctuary city, with many of its churches and the local government now challenging the new direction on immigration policy in the face of the threat to remove federal funding.

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April 7, 2017 In The News

A number of local Congress members have weighed in on President Donald Trump’s decision to order a missile attack on Syria.

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