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  • 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

  • Rep. Susan Davis Inspects Border Facilities Holding Migrant Children, Demands Trump Stop Separating Families
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Rep. Susan Davis joins her Democratic colleagues at a press conference demanding the Trump Administration end its policy of separating migrant families. SAN DIEGO – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) inspected facilities holding migrant children near the border in the San Diego region. Davis repeated her demand that the Trump Administration end its “zero tolerance” policy that has seen nearly 2,700 children separated from their families. She was part of a group of more than a dozen members of th... Read more

  • Social Workers in Congress Shea-Porter, Lee, Davis, Gutiérrez, and Bass Joint Statement on Child Separations at the Border
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Barbara Lee (CA-13), Chair of the Congressional Social Work Caucus, Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04), and Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37) today released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy, which is currently separating children from their parents at the border: “The Trump Administration’s policy of separating children from their parents is terrifying and... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Calls on Defense Secretary to End Transgender Ban in the Military
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Defense and National Security

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, called on Defense Secretary James Mattis to reverse his recent policy decision to ban transgender Americans from serving their country in the Armed Forces. Davis joined 120 of her House colleagues in a letter to the Secretary. “We reject your policy recommendations to the President banning transgender service members ‘except under limited circumstances’ and write to express our deep oppos... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis: GOP Farm Bill Does Not Reflect the Priorities of the American People
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Washington – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on the Republican partisan Farm Bill, which failed to pass the House because GOP extremists are first demanding a vote on anti-immigration legislation. “The partisan Farm Bill does not reflect the priorities of the American people. It represents the priorities of the extreme elements of the Republican party, who killed their own bill because of their extreme anti-immigration views. “The GOP Farm Bill cuts $23 b... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Visits Troops with Mother’s Day Trip to Afghanistan
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    If it’s Mother’s Day, you’re likely to find Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) in Afghanistan. Davis made her 12th annual bipartisan Mother’s Day trip to visit our troops, including the many moms who are far from their families. Davis, who traveled with Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL), met with Afghan women serving in the Afghan military and police force as well as Rula Ghani, the First Lady of Afghanistan. She also received an intelligence update on the U.S. mission from commanders. “It’s always inspiring ... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Pushes Increase in Aircraft Maintenance Funding in Response to Recent Aviation Accidents
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    In response to a troubling rise in aviation accidents, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) moved to increase funding for aircraft maintenance and readiness in the annual defense bill, known as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Davis’s amendment to the bill would have redirected $154 million from nuclear weapons programs, above what the Air Force asked for, to aircraft maintenance and readiness. The nuclear weapons programs - Long Range Standoff Weapon and Ground Based Strategic ... Read more

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