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  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Joins in Expressing Support for Robert Mueller’s Investigation of Trump
    Posted in Press Releases on December 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis joined over 170 of her House colleagues in expressing support for the investigation being conducted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. In a letter to the Deputy Attorney General of the United States Rod J. Rosenstein, members urged that he ensure Mueller be allowed to “continue his investigation – unfettered by political influence or threats to his authority – to its natural and appropriate conclusion based on the law, the facts, and the evidence.” Mueller ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis: GOP Tax Plan Hurts Those We Should Be Helping
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis released the following statement on the passage of the GOP Tax Plan. Davis voted against the tax plan in the House. “The Republican tax plan hurts the people we should be helping - the middle class, and needlessly helps big corporations. “What little this tax cut does to spur growth in the short run, will be drowned out by an increase in the debt in the long run. We are missing the opportunity to invest in our people. Where are my Republican colleagues who profess fisca... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Fights for Students in the Higher Education Act Renewal
    Posted in Press Releases on December 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    During a 14-hour committee meeting to renew the Higher Education Act, Congresswoman Susan Davis put forward a number of proposals to strengthen access to higher education opportunities and protect students. “Unfortunately, the majority’s bill before the committee is not student-centered and is in need of many improvements,” said Davis, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development. “Going forward, I hope we can work through these concerns and the issues I raise... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Calls for Congressional Investigation into Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Against Trump
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    A total of 17 women have come forward with stories of sexual harassment or sexual assault by President Trump. Rep. Susan Davis joined over 120 of her House colleagues to request a congressional investigation into these allegations. “The disturbing stories of the courageous women who have come forward warrant a full investigation by Congress,” said Davis. “Congress has a constitutional obligation to look into these disturbing allegations.” The letter can be found here. Read more

  • Reps. Davis, Wilson, Gabbard, Mast, and Rosen Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Healthcare Access for Disabled Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Veterans

    Reps. Susan Davis (D-CA), Joe Wilson (R-SC), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Brian Mast, (R-FL), and Jacky Rosen (D-NV) introduced bipartisan legislation in the House of Representatives to increase healthcare opportunities for disabled veterans. The Fair Access to Insurance for Retired (FAIR) Heroes Act will allow veterans who were medically discharged to choose their healthcare coverage through Medicare or TRICARE. Disabled veterans lose access to TRICARE, the military’s health system, if they have filed... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis: House GOP Tax Bill Shortchanges the Middle Class
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis released the following statement on passage of the House Republican Tax Bill. “The House Republican Tax Bill shortchanges the middle class in favor of corporate special interests, raising taxes on millions of working families and exploding our national debt by $1.5 trillion. Furthermore, the corporate tax cuts never expire while the cuts for people go away after just five years. “Instead of closed door negotiations, we could have found a bipartisan path to a simpler ta... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Secures $2.8 Billion for Military Widows and Major Policy Reforms in Defense Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, successfully fought to extend survivor benefits for 63,000 military widows in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act that passed the House today. These widows will receive approximately $2.8 billion in benefits over the next ten years. The benefit for widows of servicemembers who died on active duty, called the Special Survivor Indemnity Allowance (SSIA), was set to expire next spring. In the ... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on Partisan Bill to Fund Community Health Centers and Children’s Health Care
    Posted in Press Releases on November 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congresswoman Susan Davis released the following statement on passage of the partisan bill to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program and community health centers. “I wanted to vote for this bill but the final product put partisanship before patients. Instead of working to get Democrats to yes, this bill asks some seniors to pay more for prescription drugs and slashes preventative health programs. This is just a day after introducing a tax plan that explodes the deficit by $1.5 trillion. “... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis: GOP Budget Threatens U.S. Economy and Puts our Nation’s Most Vulnerable at Risk
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis released the following statement on passage of the Republican Budget in the House of Representatives. “If a budget is supposed to set priorities for our nation, this budget holds the American people in little regard. This budget threatens job creation and the drastic cuts to Medicare and Medicaid would put our nation’s most vulnerable at risk. Such cuts would be devastating to seniors, veterans, and our children. “It would put a college degree farther out of reach for ... Read more

  • 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

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