“Dwight Evans has spent his career building stronger, healthier communities. As nurses and healthcare professionals, we value that work and we want to be partners. Dwight will be an advocate and a problem-solver in Congress — he’ll continue working to make sure every citizen and all of our communities have the opportunity to thrive” said Patty Eakin, a local ER nurse who also serves as PASNAP President.
“I want to truly thank the men and women of PASNAP for their endorsement of my campaign” said Dwight Evans. “When dealing with injury or illness the first face that you see at our hospitals are those of nurses. These dedicated professionals handle not only the physical injuries but also comfort us in times of great stress and worry. They are a vital part of our community and to have the support of these caregivers is an honor.”
PASNAP total membership now sits around 7,000, with many in SEPA and the greater Philadelphia area. They add to the growing list of organizations and elected officials that have endorsed Dwight Evans for Congress. They join the Philadelphia Building Trades, Laborers District Council, UFCW, IATSE Local 8, Transport Workers 234, FOP Lodge #5, Philadelphia Fire Fighters Local 22, Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association, University of Penn College Democrats, Liberty City Democratic Club, Governor Tom Wolf, Mayor Jim Kenney, Former Governor Ed Rendell, Former Mayor Michael Nutter, State Senators Shirley Kitchen and Art Haywood, State Reps. Steve Kinsey, Jim Roebuck and Tonyelle Cook-Artis, Former State Rep. Frank Oliver, City Councilwoman Cherelle Parker, City Councilman Derek Green and former City Councilwoman Marian Tasco.