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  • Why I support the Iran nuclear deal
    Posted in In the News on August 27, 2015 | Preview rr

    The pending vote on the Iran nuclear deal, for me, is like the 2002 vote to invade Iraq, which is still changing the course of history and countless people’s lives. Our discussions then and today marshaled a full analysis of the pros and cons of our actions. I opposed invading Iraq because I was convinced we had not exhausted all diplomatic options and questioned our lack of planning for the aftermath. As another difficult decision approaches, I am convinced that after an extensive number of dis... Read more

  • Massive Student Loan Debt and a Fading American Dream
    Posted in In the News on August 11, 2015 | Preview rr

    Obtaining a college degree is supposed to be a major step toward realizing the American Dream. Unfortunately, because of enormous student debt graduates are finding the dream farther out of reach. Student loan debt has reached $1.2 trillion. That’s more than credit card debt and auto loan debt. It works out to an average of $28,000 per borrower with an average of 13.4 years to pay off a student loan debt. Parents are also feeling the pinch. Over 3 million parents owe almost $62 billion on federa... Read more

  • 50 years later the struggle for the right to vote continues
    Posted in In the News on August 6, 2015 | Preview rr

    In 2006, the Democrats were the minority party in Congress and there was a Republican in the White House. Provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 were set to expire in 2007, particularly the part of the law requiring states with a history of discrimination to clear changes to their voting laws with the federal government, known as “preclearance.” In an inspiring bipartisan and bicameral effort, Congress passed the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Reauthorizat... Read more

  • South Bay officials celebrate federal grant for desalination facility
    Posted in In the News on July 24, 2015 | Preview rr

    Amid the state drought, local officials from the South Bay are cheering a federal grant that will expand a desalination facility that will benefit the area by increasing the drinking water available. Congresswoman Susan Davis made the announcement earlier this week of a $5.2 million Department of Interior grant for the Sweetwater Authority that will increase the desalination capabilities of the Richard A. Reynolds Desalination Facility from 3,600 acre-feet per year (AFY) of water to 8,000 AFY. T... Read more

  • Grants would pay for social learning
    Posted in In the News on February 3, 2015 | Preview rr

    The bill proposed by Rep. Susan Davis, D-San Diego, would amend the Higher Education Act to allow federal grants to be used for social and emotional learning programs. Read more

  • Politics, Accidentally
    Posted in In the News on January 6, 2015 | Preview rr

    In this incoming 114th Congress, there are 84 women who will continue or begin work in the House of Representatives. Out of 435 seats in the House, the group of women that Davis is referring to is a small one, but given the reputation of Congress lately, the bipartisan nature of their support may be key to actually getting things done. Read more

  • Looking for constituent feedback on the Davis Dispatch Newsletter
    Posted in In the News on January 5, 2015 | Preview rr

    My staff hands out the Davis Dispatch, a monthly newsletter, at every community meeting. Please take some to time to give your feedback below to help ensure that it reflects what you want to see in this publication! It is also an opportunity for Susan to hear about your federal priorities. Read more

  • Courthouse to be named in honor of judicial duo
    Posted in In the News on December 16, 2014 | Preview rr

    The naming legislation was first introduced in 2012 by Rep. Susan Davis. Since redistricting, the courthouse is no longer in her district so the bill was reintroduced this year by 52nd District Rep. Scott Peters. Read more

  • Chula Vista program yields results
    Posted in In the News on December 12, 2014 | Preview rr

    CHULA VISTA — Following two years of operation, partners with the Chula Vista Promise Neighborhood program presented their accomplishments during a meeting at Chula Vista City Hall. Read more

  • Stark views on CIA interrogation tactics
    Posted in In the News on December 10, 2014 | Preview rr

    Rep. Susan Davis, D-San Diego: “We put our own people at risk by engaging in torture." Read more

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