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  • 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

  • Rep. Susan Davis Supports Constitutional Amendment to Repeal Citizens United Ruling
    Posted in Press Releases on January 21, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) cosponsored a constitutional amendment to undo the Supreme Court ruling that allowed corporations to spend unlimited amounts of money on campaigns. “We need to restore accountability in our political process,” said Rep. Davis. “We are supposed to have a government of the people, by the people, for the people. The integrity of our democracy is at stake when corporations can drown out the voices of the people in our elections.” On January 21, 2009, the Supr... Read more

  • Reps. Susan Davis, Peter King, and David Joyce Re-Introduce Resolution to Ensure Door Delivery of Mail
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2015 | 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 a bipartisan House Resolution stressing that door delivery must not end. Rep. Peter King (R-NY) and Rep. Dave Joyce (R-OH) joined Davis as lead cosponsors of H. Res. 28. “Proposals to end all door delivery are not good for postal customers, businesses or the Postal Service in the long run,” said Rep. Davis. “My constituents who have to use cluster boxes re... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Teams with Rep. Scott Peters to Pass Courthouse Naming Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on December 9, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis and Rep. Scott Peters moved to put the finishing touches on the new federal courthouse downtown when the House passed Peters’ bill (H.R. 1378) to name the building after Judges James M. Carter and Judith N. Keep. The complex of 221 West Broadway, 333 West Broadway, 880 Front Street, 325 West F Street, 808 Union Street, and the adjoining plaza would also be named as the “John Rhoades Federal Judicial Center.” “This is a fitting tribute to three people who had an enormou... Read more

  • Davis, Schwartz, and Takano Lead Efforts to Ensure Same-Sex Couples Receive the Social Security Benefits They've Earned
    Posted in Press Releases on October 1, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Social Security, Good Government

    U.S. Reps. Susan Davis (CA-53), Allyson Y. Schwartz (PA-13), and Mark Takano (CA-41) led 127 U.S. Representatives today in urging the Social Security Administration to improve outreach to same-sex couples. State and federal laws determining Social Security benefits for same-sex couples have changed significantly in recent years. Prior to 2013, same-sex couples were unable to obtain Social Security benefits, even if they were legally married and lived in a state that recognized marriage equality... Read more

  • Rep. Davis and Senator Boxer Praise University Of California For Establishing Independent Sexual Assault Victim’s Advocate On Every Campus

    Posted in Press Releases on September 17, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government, Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) and U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today praised the announcement by University of California President Janet Napolitano that the system will voluntarily implement the provisions of the Survivor Outreach and Support Campus Act (SOS Campus Act) by establishing an independent, on-campus advocate to support survivors of sexual assault on every UC campus. “The University of California is setting a powerful example for colleges across the country by creatin... Read more

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