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  • 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

  • Davis, Guthrie Introduce APPRENTICE Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA-53) and Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY-02), ranking member and chairman, respectively, of the House Education and the Workforce Committee’s Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee and co-chairs of the Congressional Apprenticeship Caucus, today introduced the Accessing Professional Partnerships and Resources to Enable Necessary Training and Improve Career Education (APPRENTICE) Act. The APPRENTICE Act would establish a $50 millio... Read more

  • Davis, Guthrie Host First Official Apprenticeship Caucus Event
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA-53) and Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY-02), ranking member and chairman, respectively, of the House Education and the Workforce Committee’s Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee, today hosted the first official event of Congressional Apprenticeship Caucus. Davis and Guthrie launched the bipartisan Apprenticeship Caucus this spring to look at ways Congress can support apprenticeships as a means to help people enter the workforc... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Wins Top Award for Positive Workplace Environment
    Posted in Press Releases on July 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Susan and her Staff WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) won the first-ever Democracy Awards “Life in Congress” award. The competitive award sponsored by the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) recognizes Members of Congress for having established “both formal policies and informal cultures that enhance the work-life fit and professional development of their staffs.” Davis had previously been announced as a finalist for the award. “Rep. Davis’s office is clearly one of the... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis on Supreme Court Ruling Against Workers’ Rights
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53), a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, released the following statement on the Supreme Court ruling against public unions in Janus v. AFSCME. “I am very disappointed by the Supreme Court's decision. As a former school board member, I saw firsthand that everyone who is represented in their workplace by a negotiating process enjoys the benefits of union leadership. “This ruling is a blow to the middle class. It weakens the abil... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis on Supreme Court Upholding Muslim Ban
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Immigration

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement on the decision by the Supreme Court to uphold the Trump Administration’s Muslim ban. “The Supreme Court failed the American people today. We look to our courts to uphold our constitution and the ideal of equality. No one should be treated differently based on their country of origin.” Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Calls On Trump To Explain How And When Administration Will Reunite Separated Families
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Washington, DC – Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53) led her House colleagues in calling on the Trump Administration to immediately start reuniting separated families. They asked key questions on how the Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services are actually going to reunite separated family members. The letter comes after President Trump signed an executive order temporarily ending the practice of separating families crossing the southern border but has not specified exactly how or wh... Read more

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