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  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on Trump's Decision to Decertify the Iran Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on October 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis released the following statement on President Trump's announcement that he would not certify Iran's compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. "The United States has always been a leader in reducing nuclear proliferation across the globe, until now. President Trump’s failure has just cracked the door open to Iran having nuclear weapons capabilities. It is clear President Trump doesn’t want to lead on this issue so it is up to Congress to uphold this agreem... Read more

  • U.S. Representatives Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Transgender Servicemembers
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Defense and National Security

    U.S. Representatives Jackie Speier (CA-14), Charlie Dent (PA-15), Susan Davis (CA-53), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), Adam Smith (WA-09), and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) today announced the introduction of H.R. 4041, a bipartisan bill to protect transgender members of the U.S. military by preventing the Department of Defense (DoD) from removing currently serving members of the Armed Forces based solely on their gender identity. Transgender troops have been openly serving in the military since June 201... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on Trump Ending Health Care Payments
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congresswoman Susan Davis released the following statement on reports that President Trump intends to end federal subsidies to help millions of American families afford health care. “This is yet another example of President Trump’s failed leadership. He can’t get his way on health care so he is punishing millions of American middle class families across the country. This will also undermine bipartisan talks taking place in Congress to stabilize insurance markets. “It’s a sad day when an America... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Joins in Introducing the Automatic Gunfire Prevention Act
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis joined over 100 of her House colleagues in introducing legislation to ban bump stocks like the those used in the mass shooting in Las Vegas where 59 people were murdered. “With rare exemptions, fully automatic weapons are illegal in America and the reason for that was on deadly display in Las Vegas,” said Rep. Davis, a member of the House Gun Violence Task Force. “If fully automatic weapons are banned then a device, such as a bump stock, that converts semi-automatic we... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Moves to Force a Vote to Protect Dreamers
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congresswoman Susan Davis took action to protect Dreamers and force a vote on the bipartisan DREAM Act, which would provide a permanent solution to allow young undocumented immigrants brought here as children to remain in this country legally. Rep. Davis and over 100 of her House Democratic colleagues signed a discharge petition. Once the petition is signed by a majority of members, the House would be forced to take a vote on the legislation. Rep. Davis is also urging her Republicans colleagues... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Introduces Student Loan Relief Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    As Congress gears up to renew the Higher Education Act, U.S. Rep. Susan Davis, the Ranking Member of the Higher Education Subcommittee, introduced two bills to provide student loan relief. “The debt saddling students when they leave college hurts not only the students but impacts our economy,” said Davis, a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. “Massive student debt makes it harder for graduates to buy a home or maybe venture out on a new startup. Federal student ... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis: Title IX Rescission Undermines Efforts to Protect Rights and Safety of Students
    Posted in Press Releases on September 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis, the Ranking Member of the Higher Education Subcommittee, released the following statement on the decision by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to reverse President Obama’s Title IX policy to protect survivors of sexual assault. Davis recently introduced the SOS Campus Act, to help survivors and prevent campus sexual assault. “This decision undermines efforts to protect the rights and safety of our students. The Title IX guidance issued by the Obama Administration has be... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Moves to Expand Career and Technical Education to Middle School
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis, a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, introduced the Middle School Technical Education Program Act to give middle school students access to programs that will help them explore future career opportunities. “If we are going to have a strong and robust 21st century economy we will need a 21st century workforce,” said Rep. Davis. “Too many of our young students enter high school without a sense of what career pathways are open to them upo... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Introduces Bill to Require On-Campus Advocate for Sexual Assault Survivors
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education, introduced legislation to create an independent on-campus advocate to help survivors of campus sexual assault navigate the administrative, legal, medical, and emotional challenges that result from an assault. Davis’s bill comes on the heels of an announcement by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to re-visit the campus sexual assault policy established by President Obama. The Survivor Outreach and Support (SOS) Camp... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Leads Letter Demanding Trump Not Use Dreamers’ Personal Information for Deportation
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) led 78 of her House colleagues in demanding that the Trump Administration not use Dreamers’ personal information for any enforcement actions, including deportation. The 800,000 DACA recipients provided the Department of Homeland Security with personal information, such as name and address, in order to obtain protected status. The use of this information makes them easy targets for deportation. “The young DREAMers who have come forward and shared not only ... Read more

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