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  • Rep. Davis, Rep. Wilson & Senators Blunt, Gillibrand Introduce Military Family Stability Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (Calif.), U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson (S.C.) and Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (N.Y.) introduced the bipartisan Military Family Stability Act. The measure would increase flexibility for military families by allowing them to either move early or remain at their current duty station for up to six months while their spouse begins a new assignment. “Military families face many challenges, one of which is multiple moves across the country and even across the world,” ... Read more

  • Davis, Scott, Hirono, Murray Introduce Major Legislation to Secure Pell Grant Program and Make College More Affordable for Low-Income Students
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    The Pell Grant Preservation & Expansion Act helps students offset the rising costs of college by permanently indexing Pell Grants to inflation, increasing its purchasing power Bill also makes Pell Grant funding mandatory, providing students with security of stability of program Nearly eight million students currently receive Pell Grants—more than 40 percent of students enrolled in higher education Representatives Susan Davis (D-Calif.) and Bobby Scott (D-Va), and Senators Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawa... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Opposes Repeal of the Affordable Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on the House passing the Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act. “You know a bill is bad when the Republicans' best argument for it is ‘Don’t worry, the bill will be changed in the Senate.’ “It’s a sad day for the constituents who called my office worried about losing their coverage. This bill will provide fewer protections, less coverage, and higher costs. All to pay for a major tax cut for millionaires.” Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Unveils Initiative to Protect Children and Combat Sex Trafficking
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) introduced bipartisan legislation to combat sex trafficking. The Empower Educators to Prevent Trafficking Act (H.R. 2268) will help school districts train school staff to detect the signs that children are falling victims to sex trafficking. “Our educators not only want their schools to be a place of learning but also a place where our children are safe,” said Davis, a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. “Local school district... Read more

  • Davis, Sarbanes, Meeks, and Grijalva Urge Secretary DeVos to Honor Federal Loan Forgiveness Commitments to Public Servants 
    Posted in Press Releases on April 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Higher Education Subcommittee, called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to review the Department of Education’s implementation of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program to ensure that it is consistent, transparent and impartial for all student-loan borrowers employed in public service. Davis was joined by Reps. John Sarbanes (D-Md.), Gregory W. Meeks (D-N.Y.), and Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.). The PSLF program encourages a wide array of ... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis: Earth Day takes on new significance with Environmental Protections Being Rolled Back
    Posted in Press Releases on April 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy

    SAN DIEGO – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego), a member of the Sustainable Energy & Environment Coalition, released the following statement for Earth Day 2017. “As millions of Americans celebrate Earth Day, this day takes on new significance as the Trump Administration continues to roll back environmental safeguards put in place by President Obama. “Over the past eight years we have made solid progress in protecting the environment and addressing climate change. However, this new administr... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Leads 206 House Members in Call to Increase Federal Funding for Medical Research
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health Care

    As President Trump calls for dramatic cuts to life-saving medical research, Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) led a bipartisan group of House members in an effort to increase in budget for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Davis’s letter to House appropriators urges $36 billion for medical research and was signed by 206 members of the House. Trump is proposing a nearly 20 percent cut in NIH funding. “Life-saving and life-improving discoveries are regularly made in America and our nation’... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Calls for Action to Close the Gender Pay Gap
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Economy and Jobs, Women's Issues

    April 4, Equal Pay Day, marks the extra days into the new year a woman would have to work to earn as much as a man. Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) cosponsored legislation to strengthen the Equal Pay Act. Davis joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) in cosponsoring the bill in the House and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the companion legislation in the Senate. has been working to close the wage gap that still exists between women and men. “Four in ten women are the sole earner for ... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Calls on Trump to Restore Cuts to National Service
    Posted in Press Releases on March 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA), a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, called on President Trump to restore his proposed cuts to the Corporation for National and Community Service. Trump’s budget eliminates all funding for CNCS. “As you know, the Corporation for National and Community Service is host to programs like AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, the Social Innovation Fund, and the Volunteer Generation Fund which improve the lives of Americans every day,” Davis wrote. ... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis: This is a Victory for the American People
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA) released the following statement on the failure of Republicans to pass Trumpcare. “This is a victory for the American people and our democracy. It’s a testament to the power of the American people to have their voices heard on a bill that would have directly impacted their lives. I hope they will continue to weigh in and show this administration that its reckless policies will not pass muster with them. Clearly the American people didn't buy the Art of Repeal. The P... Read more

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