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April 21, 2020 Press Release

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 16, 2020 E-Newsletter

My office has received many questions about relief that Congress has passed for individuals, families and small businesses affected by the Covid-19 outbreak. For most people, the economic impact payments (sometimes called “stimulus checks”) for individuals and families are expected to arrive starting this week, by direct deposit rather than a paper check in the mail.

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

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

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 20, 2020 E-Newsletter

I’m happy to have some good news to share. Many of you have asked about loans to help the small businesses that are hurting due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The U.S. Small Business Administration has made low-interest loans available to small businesses and eligible nonprofits in Pennsylvania. 

March 17, 2020 E-Newsletter

As communities across the country respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, I am announcing temporary changes to the operating procedures for my offices in Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia to ensure the safety of my staff and the public.

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.



In The News

October 27, 2017 In The News

This year, Washington has wasted months in an often-misguided debate over repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

October 9, 2017 In The News

Nationally, we’ve pretty much got used to the routine of reaction to mass shootings. Once the shock wears off, we’re grappling with a mix of heartbreak and outrage. Soon after, we’ve launched into a full blown debate over America’s obsession with guns and, naturally, reflexed into a conversation about gun control.  

September 19, 2017 In The News

It’s been a long time since Rep. Dwight Evans was a freshman.

After more than three decades in the Pennsylvania House of Representative, Evans came to Congress late last year after winning a special election.

September 12, 2017 In The News

Roll Call’s Heard on the Hill reporter Alex Gangitano sat down for vegan Philly cheese steaks and sweet potato fries with Democratic Rep. Dwight Evans of Pennsylvania at HipCityVeg in Chinatown, a vegan restaurant that began in Philadelphia. 

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.

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.

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.