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  • Rep. Susan Davis Re-Introduces Bipartisan Resolution to Protect Door Delivery of Mail
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    With the United States Postal Service already beginning to phase out of door delivery of mail, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA) re-introduced her bipartisan H. Res. 28 stressing that door delivery must not end. Rep. Peter King (R-NY) and Rep. Dave Joyce (R-OH) joined Davis as lead cosponsors of the resolution. “Ending door delivery of mail is not good for postal customers, businesses, or the Postal Service,” said Davis. “I’ve heard from constituents who are forced to use cluster mailboxes and t... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Fights for Voting Rights on Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
    Posted in Press Releases on August 5, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) continues to fight to protect voting rights as America recognized the anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. On August 6, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act to knock down barriers to voting. “The Voting Rights Act was landmark legislation that increased access to the ballot box and renewed our commitment to the right to vote,” said Davis. “Yet more than fifty years later the struggle for voting rights continues. Some states are ... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Pushes to Protect Door Delivery of Mail
    Posted in Press Releases on July 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) is leading a bipartisan effort in Congress to ensure that door delivery continues to be a cornerstone of the postal process. As Congress considers postal reform legislation, Davis called on those crafting the reform proposal to keep door delivery, a key service for both residential and business customers. “Proposals to reduce door delivery are not good for postal customers, businesses or the Postal Service in the long run,” said Rep. Davis. “My constituen... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Stands Up for D.C. Autonomy
    Posted in Press Releases on May 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) opposed legislation that would prevent the D.C. city government from spending locally raised revenue without first getting the approval of Congress. "The House Majority can’t even get their own fiscal house in order and yet feel they can tell D.C. how to spend its own money?” said Congresswoman Davis. “We are still waiting for the House Majority to submit a budget, which was due back in April. There are bigger issues facing America that Congress should ad... Read more

  • Reps. Davis and Sarbanes Unveil New Effort to Fight Big-Money Politics
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    SAN DIEGO, CA – During a roundtable discussion at the Copley-Price Family YMCA, Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) and Congressman John Sarbanes (D-MD) unveiled the Government By the People Act (H.R 20), a bold new reform that would help everyday people in San Diego and across the country fight back against wealthy and well-connected special interests. The Government By the People Act would return political speech and power back to the American people by establishing a small-donor campaign financ... Read more

  • Senate Has Clear Responsibility to Fill Supreme Court Vacancy
    Posted in Editorials on February 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    When members of Congress take the oath of office, we swear we will “faithfully discharge the duties of the office.” It is not an oath we should take lightly, which is why it was so disappointing to hear Republicans say they won’t even consider a Supreme Court nominee, declaring that the next president should fill the vacancy on the court. This is an insult to the institutions we were chosen to uphold and ignores decades of precedent surrounding the process of nominating justices to the highest c... Read more

  • Senate Has Clear Responsibility to Fill Supreme Court Vacancy
    Posted in In the News on February 18, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    When members of Congress take the oath of office, we swear we will “faithfully discharge the duties of the office.” It is not an oath we should take lightly, which is why it was so disappointing to hear Republicans say they won’t even consider a Supreme Court nominee, declaring that the next president should fill the vacancy on the court. This is an insult to the institutions we were chosen to uphold and ignores decades of precedent surrounding the process of nominating justices to the highest c... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Calls for Action on Campaign Finance Reform on Anniversary of Citizens United Ruling
    Posted in Press Releases on January 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    As corporate dollars have flooded into America’s electoral process due to the Citizens United ruling by the Supreme Court in 2010, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) once again called for action on campaign finance reform. Davis is a cosponsor of two bills in the House to repeal the Citizens United ruling and strengthen the voice of average Americans by allowing for congressional candidates to rely on small donor fundraising and still remain competitive in tight races. “The American people... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Celebrates Naming of New Federal Courthouse Downtown
    Posted in Press Releases on March 30, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    SAN DIEGO – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) spoke at the naming ceremony of the new federal courthouse downtown. Davis played a central role in securing construction funding and working with the community on the name for the courthouse. The courthouse will be designated the Judge James M. Carter and Judge Judith N. Keep Federal Courthouse at the Judge John S. Rhoades Federal Judicial Center. "This is a fitting tribute to three legal trailblazers who had an enormous impact on the judicial... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Re-Introduces Voting Reform Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on March 26, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) re-introduced two of her signature election reform bills to restore integrity to federal elections and end constraints placed on voters who want to vote by mail, known as absentee. The Universal Right to Vote by Mail Act would end restrictions many states impose on a person’s ability to vote absentee, such as requiring a doctor’s note, the details of a religious obligation, latest pregnancy status or details of a vacation destination. Currently, 21 states... Read more

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