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  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Announces Her Guest for the State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA) announced her constituent Eric Schlumpf as her guest for the State of Union address. Mr. Schlumpf is a federal employee who was furloughed during the 35-day government shutdown, missing two paychecks. For 25 years, he has served with a number of agencies in Washington, D.C. and San Diego. He currently works as the Budget Officer for the Cleveland National Forest. “Eric is one of the millions of Americans who work for the federal government because of their commit... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Statement on President Trump’s Speech on the Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Good Government

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement on President Trump’s speech on the shutdown. “While I’m glad the President has decided to listen to reason, this could have happened five weeks ago thus avoiding the unnecessary suffering by the American people, who overwhelmingly don’t want a wall. “The top priority now is to ensure federal workers get paid what they are owed, including back pay. “I encourage the President and the Republican Party to take stock of t... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Re-Introduces Bipartisan Resolution to Protect Door Delivery of Mail
    Posted in Press Releases on January 7, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA) re-introduced her bipartisan bill, H. Res. 23, that would put the House on record saying postal door delivery must not end. Rep. Peter King (R-NY) and Rep. Dave Joyce (R-OH) joined Davis as lead cosponsors of the resolution. “I have heard overwhelming opposition to ending door delivery,” said Rep. Davis. “A move to stop door delivery of mail would be bad for postal customers, businesses, and the Postal Service. Seniors and people living with disabilities would be... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Opens 116th Congress with Introduction of Election Reform Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Good Government

    Emphasizing the importance of election reform, Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) introduced her signature election reform bills as the 116th Congress convened. Davis re-introduced legislation to expand vote by mail opportunities and restore integrity to our election process. “With many states curtailing voting rights, it’s time for the federal government to exercise its constitutional responsibility and ensure Americans’ access to the ballot box,” said Rep. Davis. “My bills would end arbitrary r... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Denounces Trump’s Plan to Privatize the United States Postal Service
    Posted in Press Releases on October 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Good Government

    Davis rallies local letter carriers in opposing privatization of the postal service Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) joined labor leaders and dozens of local letter carriers as they protested President Trump’s plan to privatize the postal service. Davis joined Keith Maddox, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the San Diego and Imperial Valley Labor Council, and Ricardo Guzman, President of Branch 70 of the National Letter Carriers Association, at the rally held outside Davis’s San Diego off... Read more

  • Davis and Democrats Urge Senate to Delay Kavanaugh Vote, Allow Thorough Investigation into Sexual Assault Allegations
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women's Issues, Good Government

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) joined her Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to all U.S. Senators outlining concerns with the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Given the credible and disturbing allegations of sexual assault by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the Members urged that the Senate delay any vote until a thorough investigation of the allegations has occurred. In part, the letter reads, “To hold a vote now would be an insult to women and girls, sending a power... Read more

  • The Federal Government Must Do Better at Protecting Voting Rights
    Posted in Editorials on August 24, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Good Government

    Election Day is a little over two months away when millions of Americans will engage in our sacred civic duty of voting. Depending on what state you live in, it could be a positive experience or a frustrating one and you may have confidence in the results or you may not. Many people do not realize that Article I section IV of our Constitution gives both states and Congress a role in election administration. Local control can be important and most state and local election officials do the best jo... Read more

  • Senate should not act on a Supreme Court nominee until Mueller investigation ends
    Posted in Editorials on July 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women's Issues, Good Government

    Filling the vacancy on the Supreme Court is one of the most consequential decisions of our time. The balance of the court is at stake — as is the health of our democracy. Our courts are a check on power and abuse. Supreme Court justices have final say on such matters. They must be independent and free from any hint of compromise. That’s why a president who is the subject of a criminal investigation should not be allowed to choose a Supreme Court justice. Special counsel Robert Mueller is in the ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Wins Top Award for Positive Workplace Environment
    Posted in Press Releases on July 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Susan and her Staff WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) won the first-ever Democracy Awards “Life in Congress” award. The competitive award sponsored by the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) recognizes Members of Congress for having established “both formal policies and informal cultures that enhance the work-life fit and professional development of their staffs.” Davis had previously been announced as a finalist for the award. “Rep. Davis’s office is clearly one of the... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Named Award Finalist for Positive Workplace Environment
    Posted in Press Releases on February 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) was named as a finalist for the first-ever Democracy Awards by the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF). Rep. Davis is a finalist for the “Life in Congress” category that recognizes Members of Congress for having established “both formal policies and informal cultures that enhance the work-life fit and professional development of their staffs.” In announcing Rep. Davis as a finalist for the Democracy Awards, CMF explained why the office ... Read more

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