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  • Rep. Susan Davis Responds to Lawsuit Filed Against Her for Rainbow Pride Flag Display
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights

    Congresswoman Susan Davis released the following statement in response to a lawsuit filed against her, and three of her colleagues, for flying an LGBTQ Pride Flag outside her Washington D.C. office. “As the proud representative of the heart of LGBTQ San Diego, the rainbow flag in front of my DC office is a source of pride for me and my constituents. It is a symbol of our commitment to full equality. “It is especially offensive to see this type of hateful behavior right after our city celebrated... Read more

  • House Passes Rep. Susan Davis’ Legislation to Protect Children and Combat Trafficking
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    The House of Representatives passed legislation by U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) to combat sex trafficking. The Empower Educators to Prevent Trafficking Act (H.R. 2268) was included in a package of legislation - The Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Protection Act (H.R. 2200). “Far too often, it is our children who fall victim to the horror of human trafficking. We must do everything we can to stop this injustice,” said Davis, a senior member of the House Committee on Education and t... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Provisions Included in National Defense Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, added a number of provisions to the national defense bill to expand benefits for military personnel. “I was pleased to see the House Armed Services Committee come together in a bipartisan manner to put forward provisions that respect the sacrifices our men and women in uniform make every day,” said Davis. “The personnel benefits in the defense bill demonstrate that we value our servicemembers. As we move... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Joins Lawsuit Challenging Trump’s Violation of Constitution’s Anti-Corruption Clause
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) and nearly 200 members of Congress have filed a federal lawsuit against President Trump for violating one of the Constitution’s critical anti-corruption provisions: the Foreign Emoluments Clause. The emoluments clause prohibits the President from accepting foreign payments without seeking and receiving Congressional authorization. “The Constitution’s Emoluments Clause clearly states that the President must get congressional approval before accepting any p... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on Former FBI Director James Comey’s Senate Testimony
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee. “Today we confirmed the President’s disturbing behavior into the Flynn/Russia investigation. With each passing day, it’s clear we need to dig deeper. In addition to the investigations by Congress and the Special Counsel, we need an independent commission to get to the truth for the American people.” Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Introduces Bill to Give Members of Military Full Access to Supreme Court
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Defense and National Security

    The words on the United States Supreme Court building read “Equal Justice Under Law.” Yet some servicemembers are denied access to our nation’s highest court. To correct this inequity in the military justice system, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA) introduced legislation to grant these service members access to the Supreme Court. “The right to due process is a pillar of our judicial system, said Davis, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee. “It’s unjust to deny members of our Ar... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis: New CBO Report Confirms My Constituents’ Fears About TrumpCare
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on the new report issued by the Congressional Budget Office on TrumpCare. “The CBO report confirms the fears I have been hearing from my constituents. TrumpCare will still leave millions uninsured, increase premiums, and discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions. It’s not too late for Republicans to join with Democrats and work together to build on the success of the Affordable Care Act.” Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis: This is Not a Budget in the Best Interest of Working Families.
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on President Trump’s budget proposal. “It’s important to hear from my constituents about what this budget means to their families. Do they see this budget as something that leads to opportunities? Or do they see this budget as something that is just going to help out the wealthiest Americans? “Families sitting at the kitchen table will see this is not a budget that is in their best interest. They want decent wages and they... Read more

  • Reps. Susan Davis and Tim Ryan Introduce the Teacher Health and Wellness Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Representatives Susan Davis (D-CA) and Tim Ryan (D-OH) introduced the Teacher Health and Wellness Act. This legislation provides support for teachers by creating a pilot study at the National Institute of Health aimed at reducing teacher stress, increasing teacher health and ultimately boosting student achievement. High levels of stress are adversely affecting teachers’ health. Teachers with high levels of stress are less effective in raising student achievement than their healthier peers. Acco... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on Appointment of a Special Counsel
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Defense and National Security, Good Government

    U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on the appointment of Robert Mueller as Special Counsel for the Trump/Russia investigation. “There is no question Robert Mueller is capable of leading a thorough and competent investigation into the Trump/Russia connection. The question is whether the President will attempt to influence the investigation of the Special Counsel, who must ultimately answer to the him. While I support this appointment, it’s critical that congress... Read more

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