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  • 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

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Statement on Closing the CFPB’s Office for Students and Young Consumers
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, released the following statement on the move by interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Mick Mulvaney to shut down the Office for Students and Young Consumers. “Once again, this administration has chosen to undermine the financial security and consumer rights of students. Shutting down the CFPB’s Office for Students and Young Consumers signals a clear lack of interest... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Announces Winner of 2018 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    SAN DIEGO – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) announced the winner of her district-wide 2018 Congressional Art Competition. Jenny Nguyen of the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts beat out 50 submissions to win this year’s contest. Her piece, “Timeless Distortion,” will hang in the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol Building. “Congratulations to all the students who submitted artwork, but especially to Jenny,” said Rep. Davis, a senior member of the House Committee on Education... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Pushes for Expanding and Improving Military Child Care Centers
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) is calling for action on expanding military childcare centers to reduce the backlog of children waiting to get into these facilities and to provide more flexibility for military parents. Davis will direct the Department of Defense to report to Congress on expanding operating hours, contracting with private-sector childcare services, and adding services for the National Guard and Reserves. “These backlogs are a serious concern as it relates... Read more

  • House Passes Rep. Susan Davis’s Amendment Protecting Emergency Responders from Drones
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    The House today passed an amendment authored by Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) to protect emergency responders from illegal drone use during disasters. Davis’s amendment requires the federal government to work with state and local entities to educate the public about the dangers of flying unmanned aircraft into areas with temporary flight restrictions. It also calls for coordinating on enforcing current laws against such drone use. Davis’s amendment was passed unanimously as part of leg... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Calls on Navy to Assess National Security Impact of Border Sewage Spills
    Posted in Press Releases on April 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy, Defense and National Security

    Washington, DC – Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53) plans to enlist the Navy in dealing with the border sewage spills and what kind of impact spills will have on national security. The Navy will build a $1 billion Navy SEAL training center, known as the coastal campus, down the strand near Imperial Beach. Davis wants an assessment of how construction and future training at the site could be impacted. “We need a whole of government solution to the sewage spills,” said Davis. “We know the environmental and ... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis to Host Expert Panel on North Korea Crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    After hearing from many constituents concerned about the North Korea crisis, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) will host a panel discussion for the public on the possible negotiations and meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Davis recently surveyed her constituents and 93% expressed concern about North Korea with 61% being very concerned. Understanding the North Korean Crisis: A Panel Discussion will take place on Saturday, April 21 from 9:30 – 11:00 ... Read more

  • Davis, Guthrie Launch Bipartisan Apprenticeship Caucus
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) and Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), chairman and ranking member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee’s Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee, respectively, today launched the bipartisan Congressional ApprenticeshipCaucus. This caucus will focus on how Congress can support apprenticeships as a means to help people enter the workforce. “As chairman of the Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee,... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Praises Dismissal of a Lawsuit Filed Against Her for Displaying a Pride Flag Outside her D.C. Office
    Posted in Press Releases on March 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement on the dismissal of a lawsuit filed against her last year in a federal court for displaying a rainbow flag outside her Washington D.C. office. “The rainbow flag is a symbol of commitment to full equality, freedom, and love and I will continue to display it outside my D.C. and San Diego offices. It’s clear this misguided lawsuit was completely without merit and the court has said as much with this dismissal. “These lawsuit... Read more

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