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  • 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

  • On 20th Anniversary of Violence Against Women Act Rep. Susan Davis Fights for Stronger Protections for Women
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis marked 20 years since President Bill Clinton signed the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on September 13, 1994 with a call to redouble efforts to end violence against women. “In the two decades since the enactment of the Violence Against Women Act, we have seen some real progress in protecting women and children,” said Davis. “But as we are seeing recently in media reports of incidents across the country there is still plenty of work to do. A life lived in fear is no ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Introduces House Resolution to Ensure Door Delivery of Mail
    Posted in Press Releases on August 7, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Good Government

    With the United States Postal Service already beginning to phase out of door delivery of mail, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA) 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 711. “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 repor... Read more

  • More than 100 Attend Rep. Susan Davis's Town Hall Meeting
    Posted in Press Releases on July 22, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    SAN DIEGO – Immigration, the economy, and veterans care were just a few of the issues on the docket at Congresswoman Susan Davis's (D-San Diego) signature Neighborhood Day. Held on Monday night, July 21, about 130 constituents filled the auditorium at Garfield Elementary in San Diego for a town hall-style discussion with their local U.S. Representative. “It’s always inspiring to see democracy in action and such a large turnout,” said Davis. “Residents of the 53rd Congressional District are truly... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Cosponsors Constitutional Amendment to Strengthen the Voice of Average Americans
    Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) added her name to a constitutional amendment that will level the playing field by limiting the amount of money being spent in our nation’s elections. The amendment would effectively repeal the Citizens United case where the Supreme Court ruled that corporations could spend unlimited amounts of money in an election. “The voices of everyday Americans are being drowned out by the corporate dollars being poured into our elections,” said Davis. “A priority of the ... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Moves to Strengthen STEM Education in America's Schools
    Posted in Press Releases on February 25, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Good Government, Education

    To encourage science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in our schools and give our students a leg up in the 21st Century, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) has cosponsored a pair of bills to encourage STEM education in schools. “We need to help our schools move into the 21st Century,” said Rep. Davis, a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. “If our kids are going to compete in the global economy then we need a focused emphasis on STEM education... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Fights So the Voices of Average Americans Can Be Heard
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    As corporate dollars have flooded into America’s electoral process, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) cosponsored legislation to put an end to big money’s influence in politics and put everyday Americans back in charge of their government. The Government By the People Act would allow for congressional candidates to rely on small donor fundraising and still remain competitive in tight races. “A priority of the government should be to ensure people have a voice in elections because our nati... Read more

  • Rep Susan Davis Statement on State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Address before a joint session of Congress. “As I looked around the House chamber tonight, I was reminded that we are all in this together. Only through partnerships among individuals, communities, and leaders can we ensure a more productive country that produces better lives and opportunity for all. “In addition to the focus on jobs, I was pleased to see the President emphasize inve... Read more

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