Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03), a member of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, today spoke to the Council of the Great City Schools, which includes 74 of the nation’s largest urban public school systems.
Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) today provided this written testimony to the House Education and Labor Committee in support of two bills that would make more than $100 billion in repairs to our nation’s schools, including Evans’ own bill:
Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) today voted for a major government reform package, H.R. 1, that includes provisions to restore and protect voting rights and to make it easier to vote.
Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) is making it easier than ever for Philadelphians to get help with federal government services and concerns.
“Now you can fill out the required privacy form online, which is easier than spending time going to my office or mailing back a printed form,” Evans said.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi appointed Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) to the U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission, which is developing nationwide plans for the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States.
Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) said the new, bipartisan spending bill he voted for Thursday night will have several benefits for Philadelphia.
“Under divided government, we won’t get a perfect spending bill. However, in addition to preventing another government shutdown, there’s a lot of good news for Philadelphia in the new federal budget bill,” Evans said.
Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) announced he will vote today for a bipartisan spending bill that would prevent another government shutdown if President Trump signs it into law.
Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, delivered these remarks today at the committee’s hearing on high prices for prescription drugs:
Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) has been named as vice chair of the House Small Business Committee. He will also serve on the Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations.
Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) announced that Feb. 14 is the deadline to apply for $1.8 million for grants to help bring grocery stores to “food desert” communities.
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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).
Congressman Dwight Evans Op-Ed:
Last week marked the seven-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. A law that many argue is one of the crowning achievements of President Barack Obama’s legacy.
Ever heard the term middle neighborhoods? If you haven’t, you have likely visited, lived in or driven through one more recently than you think.
In reading through the new budget proposal I am reminded of a question President Trump asked this summer when he was speaking to the African American community at a rally in Philadelphia. The President asked the question: “What do you have to lose?”
This is what we have to lose:
Philadelphia schools recently issued a facilities report showing that the average student attends a school built in the year Brooklyn Dodger great Jackie Robinson stunned a Yankee Stadium crowd by stealing home during Game 1 of the World Series.
That was 1955.
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November 16, 2016
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