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  • Rep. Susan Davis Demands Trump Administration Reverse Decision to Deny Visas To Same-Sex Partners of Foreign Diplomats
    Posted in Press Releases on October 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Civil Rights

    In a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) joined 118 of her colleagues in calling on him to reverse the discriminatory policy of denying visas to same-sex partners of foreign diplomats. On October 1, 2018, the State Department began implementing its policy to no longer issue diplomatic visas to the same-sex unmarried partners of foreign diplomats, and officials and employees of international organizations like the United Nations and World Bank. All cu... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Denounces Trump’s Plan to Privatize the United States Postal Service
    Posted in Press Releases on October 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Good Government

    Davis rallies local letter carriers in opposing privatization of the postal service Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) joined labor leaders and dozens of local letter carriers as they protested President Trump’s plan to privatize the postal service. Davis joined Keith Maddox, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the San Diego and Imperial Valley Labor Council, and Ricardo Guzman, President of Branch 70 of the National Letter Carriers Association, at the rally held outside Davis’s San Diego off... Read more

  • Davis and Democrats Urge Senate to Delay Kavanaugh Vote, Allow Thorough Investigation into Sexual Assault Allegations
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women's Issues, Good Government

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) joined her Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to all U.S. Senators outlining concerns with the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Given the credible and disturbing allegations of sexual assault by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the Members urged that the Senate delay any vote until a thorough investigation of the allegations has occurred. In part, the letter reads, “To hold a vote now would be an insult to women and girls, sending a power... Read more

  • Davis and Democrats Promote Benefits of Registered Apprenticeships, Increase Economic Mobility for American Workers
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    WASHINGTON – At a hearing of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development (HEWD), Ranking Member Susan Davis (CA-53) and Committee Democrats promoted high-quality registered apprenticeship programs as a proven path to help American workers develop the skills they need to qualify for good-paying jobs and rewarding careers. The hearing, entitled “On-The-Job: Rebuilding the Workforce Through Apprenticeships,” gave Democrats an opportunity to highlight the benefits of registered ap... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Reacts to DeVos Plan to End Policies to Prevent Campus Sexual Assault
    Posted in Press Releases on August 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), Ranking Member of the Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee, released the following statement on the proposal by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to roll back President Obama’s policies to prevent campus sexual assault. Davis is sponsoring the SOS Campus Act to require campuses to create an office of support for survivors of campus sexual assault. “The administration continues to show a blatant disregard for the rights and safety o... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis: Dismissal of Pride Flag Lawsuit “a Good Day for Justice and Equality”
    Posted in Press Releases on August 21, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement on the appellate court’s dismissal of a lawsuit filed against her for displaying a Pride Flag outside her congressional offices. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed the suit after the plaintiff failed to provide the required documents to show why the case should not be dismissed. “This is a good day for justice and equality. The lower court recognized the lack of merit to this law... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis: Ending Gainful Employment Protections Only Hurts Students
    Posted in Press Releases on August 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), Ranking Member of the Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee, released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s decision to end gainful employment protections. Established by President Obama, these protections ensure students in career programs or attending for-profits schools leave with promising career opportunities and not just a debt they cannot repay. “Secretary DeVos’ decision to eliminate gainful employment prot... Read more

  • House Passes Final Version of Defense Bill with Davis Provision to Recruit Navy in Border Sewage Fight
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    WASHINGTON – The House passed the final version of the national defense bill, known as the National Defense Authorization Act, with language added by Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) directing the Navy to report on the impact of border sewage spills on our national security. The Navy plans to build a $1 billion Navy SEAL training center, known as the coastal campus, down the strand near Imperial Beach. Davis called for an assessment of how construction and future training at the site could be i... Read more

  • Representative Davis and Senator Murray Introduce Legislation to Bring New Momentum to Fight Summer Hunger
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Representative Davis and Senator Murray introduced the Stop Child Summer Hunger Act, a common sense approach to ensure kids don’t lose access to critical nutrition Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Susan Davis (D-CA, 53rd District), a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), top Democrat on the Senate health committee, introduced legislation to tackle the silent crisis of child hunger impacting families across the country du... Read more

  • Davis and Democrats Unveil Debt-Free College Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    Rep. Susan Davis joins Democrats to unveil their vision for an accessible, affordable higher education system WASHINGTON – Today, all 17 Committee on Education and the Workforce Democrats are unveiling the Aim Higher Act ─ a comprehensive reauthorization of the Higher Education Act that reflects Democrats’ vision for an accessible, affordable higher education system. The bill provides every student an opportunity to earn a debt-free degree that leads to a rewarding career. “The Aim Higher Act i... Read more

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