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DWIGHT EVANS


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1981- 1982 203 Democrat
1983- 1984 203 Democrat
1985- 1986 203 Democrat
1987- 1988 203 Democrat
1989- 1990 203 Democrat
1991- 1992 Majority Appropriations Committee Chairman 203 Democrat
1993- 1994 Majority Appropriations Committee Chairman 203 Democrat
1995- 1996 Minority Appropriations Committee Chairman 203 Democrat
1997- 1998 Minority Appropriations Committee Chairman 203 Democrat
1999- 2000 Minority Appropriations Committee Chairman 203 Democrat
2001- 2002 Minority Appropriations Committee Chairman 203 Democrat
2003- 2004 Minority Appropriations Committee Chairman 203 Democrat
2005- 2006 Minority Appropriations Committee Chairman 203 Democrat
2007- 2008 Majority Appropriations Committee Chairman 203 Democrat
2009- 2010 Majority Appropriations Committee Chairman 203 Democrat
2011- 2012 203 Democrat
2013- 2014 203 Democrat
2015- 2016 203 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

05/16/1954 -

EVANS, Dwight, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 16, 1954; graduated, Germantown High School, 1971; A.A., Community College of Philadelphia, 1973; B.A., LaSalle College, 1975; graduate studies, Temple University, 1976-1978; urban planner; member, 10th Ward Democratic Executive Committee; leader, 10th Ward Democratic Committee (1983-1996); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1980; reelected to serve 17 more consecutive terms; elected, chair, Majority Appropriations Committee (1990-1994, 2007-2010); elected, chair, Minority Appropriations Committee (1995-2006); appointed, board, Public School Employees’ Retirement System (1991-2010); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (2013-2016); unsuccessful campaigns, Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania (1986), Governor of Pennsylvania (1994), and mayor of Philadelphia (1999, 2007); gubernatorial appointee, board, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority(2015-present); not a candidate for reelection to the House (2016); elected, United States Congress (2016).



Bibliography

Evans, Dwight.  Making Ideas Matter: My Life as a Policy Entrepreneur.  Phiiladelphia.:  Fels
     Institute of Government, 2013.