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Representative Dwight Evans

Representing the 2nd District of Pennsylvania

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June 5, 2017 Press Release

North Light Food Pantry serves over 1,000 Philadelphians annually, as they provide food to our working families in Pennsylvania's Second Congressional District. As you know, President Trump’s appalling budget hurts Philadelphians trying to get ahead.

June 1, 2017 Press Release

President Trump just announced his decision to pull the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement. I do not support the President’s decision. I will continue to act on climate because our future generations depend on it and we have a lot to lose if not. In fact, 59% of Americans believe in climate change and know protecting our earth is crucial.

May 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 25, 2017) –Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) introduced the Small Business Innovation Protection Act of 2017 to provide our small business owners and entrepreneurs with the resources they need to be successful in the 21st century economy.

May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 24, 2017) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement today after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their updated analysis on the Republican American Health Care Act (AHCA).

May 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 23, 2017) – Today, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement on how President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request is another attempt by the Administration to cut resources that America’s Middle Neighborhoods rely on to remain competitive.

May 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) hosted a congressional briefing in D.C. to bring together a group of stakeholders who are working on the city, state and federal level to put policies in place that help strengthen our Middle Neighborhoods.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

Today I proudly voted NO on the Thin Blue Line Act (H.R. 115). This bill would expand the number of provoking factors for implementing the death penalty in three key ways: 1) it is duplicative, 2) it runs counter to reconciliation efforts between law enforcement and our communities, and 3) it will not deter the behavior it attempts to confront.

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May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- This week, U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner introduced the School Infrastructure Modernization Act, the Senate companion bill to House bill, HR 922, the Rehabilitation of Historic Schools Act of 2017, which was the first bill Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) introduced in the 115th Congress.

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May 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) issued the following statement after yesterday’s decision by President Donald Trump to fire FBI Director James Comey.

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May 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after H.J.Res 66, a Congressional Review Act joint resolution that will undercut state initiatives to establish retirement savings programs for private-sector workers, passed the United States Senate by a vote of (50-49) this week.

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