As the Republican-led state Legislature returns to Harrisburg this week, stripping Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s emergency powers is the top priority, according to the majority party. “The clock is ticking, and we need to do away with the disaster declaration,” said Jason Gottesman, spokesman for House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff. “It’s the No. 1 priority.” […]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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All aboard. SEPTA has officially completed reconstruction of the 5th Street/Independence Hall Station and is ready to welcome all travelers as the city and region continue to recover from COVID-19. SEPTA, city, state and federal officials, as well as members of the community gathered Tuesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the station. “We are extremely […]More