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  • House Committee Passes Rep. Susan Davis’s Legislation to Expand Apprenticeships, Invest in Workforce Training
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    The House Education and Labor Committee passed Congresswoman Susan Davis’s (CA-53) legislation to reauthorize the National Apprenticeship Act that would create nearly one million new Registered Apprenticeship, youth apprenticeship, and pre-apprenticeship positions over the next five years. The National Apprenticeship Act of 2020, invests nearly $3.5 billion over five years to scale-up apprenticeship opportunities, streamline access to apprenticeships for workers and employers, and expand apprent... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Leads Letter Calling on Trump Administration to Reverse Decision to Deport Foreign Students if Coursework Moves Online
    Posted in Press Releases on July 9, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration, Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), Chairwoman of the Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee, led 136 members of Congress in calling on the Trump Administration to reverse its decision to deport foreign students in the United States on student visas if their college coursework moves entirely online. The letter was co-led by Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), and Immigration and Citi... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Announces Support for The Heroes Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health Care, Housing, Good Government, Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) announced her support for The Heroes Act, House Democrats’ latest legislation to address the continued public health crisis and provide desperately needed support for struggling families and essential workers, with funds for testing and tracing measures, key support for frontline workers, and strengthened assistance for the American people. Rep. Davis also released a new detailed estimate of the direct benefits the Heroes Act would provide to California and the ... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Announces $137 Million in Emergency COVID-19 Funding for Local Colleges and Universities
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis, Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, announced that colleges and universities in San Diego County would receive more than $137 million in emergency funding as a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which Congress passed on March 27. At least $71 million of the funding each institution receives will be distributed to students in the form of emergency cash assistance grants to help pay for hous... Read more

  • Chairwoman Susan Davis Statement on Labor Department’s IRAP Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on March 10, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    WASHINGTON - Rep. Susan Davis, Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment, released the following statement on the Department of Labor’s final rule on Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs). “Unlike Registered Apprenticeship programs, IRAPs have no record of success and would simply divert critical tax dollars toward a program that lacks accountability and quality standards. “Registered Apprenticeship programs have enjoyed bipartisan support and ther... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Named 2020 ‘Champion of Science’
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy, Economy and Jobs, Health Care, Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) was named a 2020 Champion of Science by The Science Coalition (TSC), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of more than 50 of the nation’s leading public and private research institutions dedicated to highlighting the partnerships between the federal government and America’s research universities. This competitive award honors members of Congress whose actions and votes consistently reflect their commitment to fundamental science through funding investment for f... Read more

  • Chairwoman Susan Davis Holds Hearing on Trump Administration's Failed Implementation of Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
    Posted in Press Releases on September 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    In response to high levels of student borrowers being rejected under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) held a hearing in her Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee on the Trump Administration’s failed implementation of PSLF. Davis chaired the hearing to provide to look into why the Trump Administration has failed to implement recommendations to improve the program and seek solutions to help borrowers. “The Executive Branch’s imp... Read more

  • Reps. Davis, Smucker, and Davids Introduce Legislation to End Student Loan Tax
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA), Chair of the Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee, and Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA), Ranking Member of the subcommittee, and Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS) introduced legislation to eliminate all administrative fees on federal student loans, which would save students over $1.7 billion per year. “Students who are about to take control of their future and invest in their higher education shouldn't be hit with hidden fees.” said Rep. Davis. “Student debt... Read more

  • Let’s Put an End Summer Hunger
    Posted in Editorials on July 5, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Summer vacation invokes images of going to the beach or trips with the family. However, for too many children in San Diego and across America, it can mean going without food. During the academic year, millions of children from low-income families rely on free or reduced-price meals when they attend school so they can get the nutrition they need. We know that well-fed children engage and learn better in the classroom. However, when school lets out in the summer months, many of these same students... Read more

  • Representatives Susan Davis, David Price, and Andy Levin Introduce Bill to Increase Foreign Language Skills, Boost American International Competitiveness
    Posted in Press Releases on May 7, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA), Congressman David Price (D-NC), and Congressman Andy Levin (D-MI) introduced the Advancing International and Foreign Language Education Act, which would support foreign language and international education programs at colleges and universities. These programs educate and equip students and professionals with vital skills to successfully engage with diverse cultures at home and around the globe. The bill would increase and expand existing foreign language and are... Read more

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