Originally published by the Philadelphia Tribune on September 30, 2018 By Michael D’Onofrio Poverty is holding the city back. “We can never fully achieve the level of great city until we dramatically reduce our poverty rate,” said U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-13. But current efforts to reduce poverty are falling short. “It’s clearly not enough,” said […]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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Originally published by Financial Regulation News on September 27, 2018 By DAVE KOVALESKI The U.S. House of Representatives advanced a series of bills this week focused on helping small businesses throughout the country. Among the recent legislation is the Small Business Access to Capital and Efficiency (ACE) Act (H.R. 6348), introduced by Reps. John Curtis (R-UT) and […]More