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  • 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

  • We need a budget that respects America’s values
    Posted in Editorials on February 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Good Government

    February means budget season. The President is required by law to submit a budget request to the Congress. President Trump sent his budget to Congress on February 12 and it was full of disappointment and broken promises. It is ironic that President Trump’s budget was called An American Budget because it would actually hurt the American people. This budget would dramatically reduce our investment in our people and simply does not reflect the values of our country. His budget includes dramatic cut... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on Passage of Budget Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Immigration, Good Government

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on the budget agreement vote. Davis voted against the bill. “The Republicans continue to teach the world a course on how not to govern – careening from crisis to crisis and steering us toward fiscal cliffs. “Despite a respect for the bipartisan nature of this budget agreement and some critical issues it addresses, I am alarmed by the exploding deficits it creates. “Equally unacceptable is the failure of the Rep... Read more

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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