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December 19, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) praised last night’s Senate passage of the First Step Act, a criminal justice reform bill he strongly supported in the House.

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December 18, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) is reminding government agencies and organizations that Jan. 2 is the deadline to apply for Summer EBT projects to test innovative strategies for keeping children from going hungry during the summer. 

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December 12, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-2nd) delivered the following remarks in the House of Representatives chamber today in support of the Farm Bill (H.R. 2), which the House then passed:

“Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

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November 28, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-2nd) said today’s overwhelming vote to nominate Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House means House Democrats can move forward to deliver on key priorities in the new Congress that begins Jan. 3.

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November 7, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-2nd) welcomed what the voters’ decision to place Democrats in control of the U.S. House of Representatives will mean for Philadelphia and the nation.

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October 12, 2018 Press Release

President Donald J. Trump has signed into law legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and James Risch (R-ID), Chair of the Senate Small Business Committee and Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) aimed at helping small businesses safeguard their intellectual property with expanded education on obtaining and protecting patents.

September 17, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (D-Philadelphia and Montgomery County) reacted to the recent announcement about increased funding for affordable housing in Philadelphia: “I applaud Philadelphia City Council, Mayor Kenney and housing advocates for reaching a compromise deal that provides at least $71 million in new funding for affordable housing.  I see this as a critical part o

July 27, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Evans (Philadelphia and Montgomery County) announces his support for H.R. 3671, the Off Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act (OFF Act), which will put the United States on a pathway to replace fossil fuels with 100 percent clean energy generation and use by 2035.

July 16, 2018 Press Release

Today, President Trump held a summit with Vladimir Putin, whose country was deeply entrenched in our 2016 U.S. Presidential election. Despite their obvious attack on our sacred election process, Mr. Trump called our country’s previous relationship with Russia “foolishness and stupidity.”

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In The News

September 5, 2017 In The News

Last month, I traveled to Jordan with humanitarian organization CARE to see firsthand how U.S. foreign assistance programs are saving lives and building the resilience of displaced individuals and families during one of the world’s largest humanitarian crises.

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August 21, 2017 In The News

What do countries, states and neighborhoods have in common? People. They all compete for people.

Through people, you get innovators, investors, builders, developers, thinkers. Through people, you have the building blocks of your workforce.

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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.

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