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.
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.
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.
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.
Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after proudly voting “No” on H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act (AHCA).
Washington, D.C. -- Today, to celebrate and kick off National Small Business Week in Pennsylvania’s Second Congressional District, Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) and Pennsylvania State Representative Mary Jo Daley visited a variety of small businesses on Haverford Avenue in Narberth, PA.
Washington, D.C. -- Last night, many members of our community were disappointed to learn that the man who fatally shot Alton Sterling, the 37-year-old black man who was killed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana last July, was not charged with murder. This news was gut wrenching and heartbreaking for our community.
Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after a one-week stopgap spending bill to fund and keep the government open until next week passed the House.
Washington, D.C. -- Last Friday, Congressman Dwight Evans sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt detailing how the Trump Administration’s plans to cut fundamental EPA programs will have a negative impact on children and our most vulnerable communities in Philadelphia, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and across the country.
Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Dwight Evans will speak about the importance of expanding access to fresh, healthy foods for everyone in our communities during a panel at the 5th Annual Broccoli City Music Festival in Washington, D.C. on May 5, 2017.