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July 3, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (July 3, 2019) – U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans (D-PA-03) and U.S. Sen.

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July 2, 2019 E-Newsletter

As the month of June comes to an end, let's remember the hundreds of Philadelphians who've lost their lives to the senseless acts of gun violence that continue to plague our communities.

The surge of gun violence that our neighborhoods have experienced recently is beyond tragic -- it's maddening, sickening, and tiresome.

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July 2, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (July 2, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) released the following statement:

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June 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (June 28, 2019) – In an effort to ensure that Hahnemann continues to keeps it doors open to serve those most in need, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), alongside U.S. Representatives Brendan Boyle (D-PA-2), Dwight Evans (D-PA-3) and Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA-5), is calling on Hahnemann Hospital and St.

June 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (June 28, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03), who serves as the Vice Chair of the House Small Business Committee, introduced H.R.

June 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 26, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) said he is working with other federal, city and state officials to make sure that the workers at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions and Philadelphia residents are treated fairly in the wake of the refinery fire and the announcement of the facility’s closure.

June 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 20, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) today hosted the rector of a historic West Philadelphia church as guest chaplain to the U.S. House of Representatives.

At Evans’ request, the Very Rev. Canon Martini Shaw of the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas in Overbrook delivered the opening prayer for House session today.

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June 19, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) welcomed today’s House passage of a major funding bill that includes $50 million Evans requested for research into prevention and causes of gun violence.

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June 11, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) spoke today at a Capitol news conference in support of the Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act, which he is co-sponsoring:

“Good morning everyone. I want to thank Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) for their leadership on these critically important bills.

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June 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, today introduced legislation to reduce taxes for working families by expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC).

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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).

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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.  

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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.

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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. 

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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.

 

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