This week, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) signed on to the Strengthening and Clarifying the 25th Amendment Act, which would provide for an alternative body to transmit a written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of office as outlined in the 25th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
This week, in response to the horrific tragedy that took place in Las Vegas, and the continuing scourge of gun violence in Philadelphia, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) hand-delivered a letter to Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro outlining our Commonwealth’s need to use all resources possible to advocate for common sense gun reform.
The horror and tragedy that shook Las Vegas this morning should be an unthinkable event in our country. Sadly we know all too well that our nation has lost too many loved ones at the hands of gun violence. Our prayers are with the families and friends of the 59 people who were tragically killed and over 500 injured.
Rep. Dwight Evans and Rep.
Philadelphia-Mayor Jim Kenney, City and State leaders as well as stakeholders denounced the latest Health care proposal by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Bill Cassidy (R-La) today. The Graham-Cassidy legislation would repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and make significant changes to the Medicaid program by replacing funding for the ACA’s Medicaid expansion and individual insurance marke
This week in celebration of National Historically Black College and University (HBCU) week Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) visited Cheyney University to speak with students about the future of their school and the importance of HBCUs in our Commonwealth and nationwide.
Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) was thrilled to announce that on behalf of the City Council of Philadelphia, Mayor Jim Kenney and Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell have introduced a resolution to express their support for School Modernization and School Rehabilitation through their resolution which shows their strong support for Congressman Evans’ bill H.R.
Representatives Dwight Evans (D-PA), Gregory W.
Today Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) is delighted to announce that the 2nd Congressional District of Pennsylvania will be participating in the 2017 Congressional App Challenge.
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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.
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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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.
A number of local Congress members have weighed in on President Donald Trump’s decision to order a missile attack on Syria.
U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans (D-Pa.), U.S. Rep. Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen (R-AS) and U.S. Rep. Rod Blum (R-Iowa) recently joined together to introduce H.R. 1702, the Small Business Development Centers Improvement Act of 2017. The Act is a bipartisan bill that amends the Small Business Act to improve the SBDC program nationwide.
When it looked like the Republican health-care bill would come to a vote, freshman Rep. Dwight Evans said at a town-hall meeting Sunday in Philadelphia, he was ready to vote against it. The Trump administration's proposed budget? Terrible for America's cities, said Evans. And when it was revealed that U.S.
When the Congressional Black Caucus Executive Committee met with President Donald Trump at the White House this week, they discussed a number of key issues affecting the African-American community.
A recent meet-and-great with Lower Merion’s new congressman turned into discussions primarily dealing with issues surrounding immigration, healthcare and newly elected President Donald Trump. About 150 people packed into the Merion Tribute House March 13, hours before a snowstorm hit, to meet with Dwight Evans (D-PA2).