Originally published on Philly.com on January 17, 2019 By Jason Laughlin As of Thursday night, SEPTA began notifying workers to allow free rides to all Transportation Security Administration personnel on all of the transit agency’s vehicles. SEPTA staff were being told to not charge any passengers in TSA uniforms with identification, agency spokesman Andrew Busch […]More
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About Dwight EvansAs a State Representative and civic leader, Dwight has dedicated his career to bolstering our communities and improving the lives of Philadelphia families.
Dwight will be an activist Congressman who will take what's he's learned from his successes to strengthen all our neighborhoods across the city, block by block.
A Lifetime Commitment to PhiladelphiaDwight is a North Philadelphia native, a community activist and a leader in the State Legislature. Throughout his career, he has been on the front lines for civil rights, economic opportunity, quality education and safe neighborhoods.
Stronger CommunitiesDwight is focused on turning once-blighted neighborhoods into thriving commercial centers and magnets for middle-class families. Block by block, he will help revitalize neighborhoods across Philadelphia by bringing stable jobs and refurbished housing.
Fresh & Affordable Food, Higher Quality of LifeDwight led the effort to bring grocery stores to underserved neighborhoods without fresh food options in areas outside his boundaries. This helped create new jobs and was used as a national model by President Obama,
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Post-Gazette: Kelly elevated to subcommittee chair, two other Pennsylvania members join Ways and Means
Originally posted on the Post-Gazette.com on January 16, 2019 By Tracie Mauriello Three Pennsylvanians now have seats on one of the most influential committees in Congress. U.S. Reps. Dwight Evans and Brendan Boyle, both D-Philadelphia, are among 10 newly appointed Democratic members of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. They join U.S. Rep. Mike […]More