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  • 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

  • Rep Susan Davis Statement on Presidential Report on Election Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis had words of praise for a report released by the Presidential Commission on Election Administration, which recommended a number of ideas to make voting more modern and accessible to the American people. “I was pleased to see the President include in the proposed reforms increased access to absentee voting and tracking of absentee ballots, both of which I have championed in Congress,” said Davis. “A priority of the government should be to eliminate barriers to voting. O... Read more

  • Reps. Davis, Peters, Vargas Announce San Ysidro Port of Entry Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on January 14, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Today, Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), and Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) announced that funds for Phase III of the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry infrastructure projects have been allocated in the recently announced federal omnibus spending bill. The advocacy of freshman members Peters and Vargas, combined with ongoing pressure from Davis and California Senators Feinstein and Boxer, helped push the Appropriations Committees to provide funds for San Ysidro i... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Pushes for Postage Stamp to Commemorate Balboa Park
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) introduced a resolution requesting the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee to issue a postage stamp commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the 1915 Panama-California Exhibition at Balboa Park. “Balboa Park is a crown jewel in the heart of San Diego,” said Davis. “It is an integral part of the lives of San Diegans and we are so proud of it. As Balboa Park prepares to celebrate its centennial in 2015, this stamp will honor the Panama-California Exhibition and woul... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Urges Renewed Commitment in War on Poverty
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Good Government

    Rep. Susan Davis urged a renewed commitment to strengthening the economic ladder to the middle class and the American Dream by boosting proven programs that lift people out of poverty. “I hear stories every day from people struggling to survive that remind us of our duty to lend a hand to those in need,” said Rep. Davis. “Any one of us could be in their shoes at some time. The programs developed under the War on Poverty keep people from falling deeper into despair and provide a sense of hope th... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Introduces Bill to Restore Integrity to Federal Elections
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    In an effort to help restore integrity to our federal elections, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA) re-introduced legislation that would prohibit top state election officials from participating in federal campaigns. The Federal Election Integrity Act would prohibit a chief election official of a state from serving on federal campaign committees or engaging in other political activity on behalf of federal candidates in any election over which the official has supervisory authority. “Imagine if some... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Re-Introduces Legislation to End Absentee Ballot Restrictions
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA) re-introduced one of her hallmark bills, the Universal Right to Vote by Mail Act (H.R. 376), which would end restrictions many states impose on a person’s ability to vote by absentee ballot. Currently, 21 states restrict an eligible voter’s ability to vote by mail, also known as absentee. The other states, including California, offer no-excuse absentee voting much to the great satisfaction of many voters and elections officials. Davis’s bill would prohibit state... Read more

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